who shut their eyes to reality simply invite their own destruction, and anyone
who insists on remaining in a state of innocence long after that innocence is
dead turns himself into a monster.”
who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be
imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because
they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain."
like 'freedom', 'justice' and 'democracy' are not common concepts; on the contrary,
they are rare. People are not born knowing what these are. It takes enormous,
and above all, individual effort to arrive at the respect for other people that
these words imply.
the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we may triumph is
never new, it always must be heard.