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"If civilization is in danger today... it will do so with the enthusiastic assistance of credulous people. They seem to me more dangerous than the most brazen leaders, because everything is done with their cooperation." - A. Anatoli Kuuznetsov

"Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system." - Dorothy Day

"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." - George Orwell

"We have met the enemy and he is us." - Walt Kelly

"Nobody made a greater mistake than they who did nothing because they thought they could only do a little." - Edmund Burke

"A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it." - G.K. Chesterton

"The problem with being 'middle of the road' is that you get run over!" - unknown origin

"Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -- but sail we must, and not drift, nor lie at anchor." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"All larger organisms, including ourselves, are living testimonies to the fact that destructive practices do not work in the long run. In the end, the aggressors always destroy themselves, making way for others who know how to cooperate and get along. Life is much less a competitive struggle for survival than a triumph of cooperation and creativity." - Fritjof Capra, "The Web Of Life"

"Powerlessness and silence go together. We...should use our privileged positions not as a shelter from the world’s reality, but as a platform from which to speak. A voice is a gift. It shoud be cherished and used." - Margaret Atwood

"All of us have an individual responsibility to recycle, to petition our politicians and industry and to boycott products and share the word with everyone you know." - Matuschka

"What we are living with is the result of human choices and it can be changed by making better, wiser choices" - Robert Redford

"Never doubt that a small number of dedicated people can change the world, indeed it is the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead

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