We are all Malaysians. This is the bond that unites us. Let us always remember that unity is our fundamental strength as a people and as a nation.— Tunku Abdul Rahman
Risky National Unity quotations
Mankind is a single body and each nation a part of that body.
We must never say "What does it matter to me if some part of the world is ailing?" If there is such an illness, we must concern ourselves with it as though we were having that illness.
We need to promote greater tolerance and understanding among the peoples of the world. Nothing can be more dangerous to our efforts to build peace and development than a world divided along religious, ethnic or cultural lines. In each nation, and among all nations, we must work to promote unity based on our shared humanity.
Love is our true essence. Love has no limitations of caste, religion, race, or nationality. We are all beads strung together on the same thread of love. To awaken this unity-and to spread to others the love that is our inherent nature-is the true goal of human life.
Peace is not unity in similarity but unity in diversity, in the comparison and conciliation of differences.
The times of Arab nationalism and unity are gone forever.
These ideas which mobilized the masses are only a worthless currency. Libya has had to put up with too much from the Arabs for whom it has poured forth both blood and money.
There are no nations! There is only humanity.
And if we don't come to understand that right soon, there will be no nations, because there will be no humanity.
Manpower without Unity is not a strength unless it is harmonized and united properly, then it becomes a spiritual power.
Our true nationality is mankind.
Let us have but one end in view, the welfare of humanity;
and let us put aside all selfishness in consideration of language, nationality, or religion.
I never use the word nation in speaking of the United States.
I always use the word Union or Confederacy. We are not a nation but a union, a confederacy of equal and sovereign States.
Overall relations between the North and the South have developed in favor of national reconciliation, unity and reunification.
Recognizing Quebec as being different, recognizing our history, recognizing our identity, has never meant a weakening of Quebec and has never been a threat to national unity.
Identity is a concept of our age that should be used very carefully.
All types of identities, ethnic, national, religious, sexual or whatever else, can become your prison after a while. The identity that you stand up for can enslave you and close you to the rest of the world.
A decade ago young people en masse began declaring themselves as Yugoslavs.
It was a form of rising Yugoslav nationalism, which was a reaction to brotherhood and unity and a feeling of belonging to a single socialist self-managing society. This pleased me greatly.
In crucial things, unity. In important things, diversity. In ALL things, generosity.
Before peace between the nations, we have to find peace inside that small nation which is our own being.
Civilization is a process in the service of Eros, whose purpose is to combine single human individuals, and after that families, then races, peoples and nations, into one great unity, the unity of mankind. Why this has to happen, we do not know; the work of Eros is precisely this.
The Universal Zulu Nation stands to acknowledge wisdom, understanding, freedom, justice, and equality, peace, unity, love, and having fun, work, overcoming the negative through the positive, science, mathematics, faith, facts, and the wonders of God, whether we call him Allah, Jehovah, Yahweh, or Jah.
I have said this in the past and I will continue to repeat it as long as I live: Whoever tries to hurt our national unity is my enemy until the day of judgement.
To those who scare peace loving people with phantoms of lost liberty, my message is this: your tactics aid terrorists for they erode our national unity and diminish our resolve. They give ammunition to America's enemies and pause to America's friends.
Such a scheme.. the betrayal of the national democracy of Industrial Ulster, would mean a carnival of reaction both North and South, would set back the wheels of progress, would destroy the oncoming unity of the Irish labour movement and paralyse all advanced movements while it lasted.
The British Empire has advanced to a new conception of autonomyand freedom, to the idea of a system of British nations, each freely ordering its own individual life, but bound together in unity byallegiance to one Crown, and co-operating in all that concerns the common weal.
Let us remember that our national unity is a most priceless asset.
The repeated claim before the 'seizure of power' - that the NSDAP, as a national social-revolutionary movement, and not simply another political party... would create new bonds of unity through its elimination and transcending of the party system, was highly attractive and conveyed much of Nazism's dynamic appeal.
We reaffirm that on days like this, there are no Republicans or Democrats.
We are Americans, united in concern for our fellow citizens.
The times of Arab nationalism and unity are gone forever.
All conflict is about difference; whether the difference is race religion, or nationality.
We could form a government of national unity fighting corruption.
The ordinary Afghan is sick and tired of it, because it's she or he that pays the price.
I know that my unity with all people cannot be destroyed by national boundaries and government orders.
We are of course a nation of differences.
Those differences don't make us weak. They're the source of our strength.
It's the one thing we can all relate to no matter what religion, what color, what nationality: we can all relate to sex and love.
Our flag is not just one of many political points of view.
Rather, the flag is a symbol of our national unity.
We have followed a path of moderation, development is our priority, national unity, good community relations, Muslims and non Muslims, this is what has given us the advantage.
Let us put an end to self-inflicted wounds.
Let us remember that our national unity is a most priceless asset. Let us deny our adversaries the satisfaction of using Vietnam to pit Americans against Americans.