The best way forward for our species is to work together and stop fighting with each other. We can all have our cultures and oddities but we are not going to get anywhere far if we remain slaves to them.
Often the people who are inherently good are too insecure to take power, or too wary of it so we usually let people who crave it have it, who are sociopaths. That is the fault I see in democracy that it favours the sociopaths heavily with drips of normalcy.
In places of real struggle there is strife for improvement, not hunt for excuses.Momus Najmi
How much you do not fully understand about a topic or situation, can be measured by how much you talk in absolutes about it.Momus Najmi
Be yourself; everyone else is already takenOscar Wilde
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.Plato
I may not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.Voltaire
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.Winston Churchill
Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.Marcus Aurelius
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.Edith Wharton
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.Aldous Huxley
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”Martin Luther King Jr.
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.”Bernard M. Baruch
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”― Albert Einstein
Understand the value of truth and the pursuit of it, or risk being manipulated by the best comfortable lies.
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit factsSir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes
The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.Christopher Hitchens
The light dove cleaving in free flight the thin air, whose resistance it feels, might imagine that her movements would be far more free and rapid in airless space.Immanuel Kant
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.Ayn Rand
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.Mahatma Gandhi