quote by Mary Mcleod Bethune

If we accept and acquiesce in the face of discrimination, we accept the responsibility ourselves. We should, therefore, protest openly everything ... that smacks of discrimination or slander.

— Mary Mcleod Bethune

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Peaceful protest quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p

Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

One cannot help being impressed by the protesters.

They have begun each day of the protest in Kiev in prayer and all activities are accomplished with a collective sense of respect, kindness, and an intention to conduct a peaceful revolution.

We can't forget what happened on May 4th, 1970, when four students gave up their lives because they had the American constitutional right of peaceful protest. They gave up their lives. And to sing that song in that spot on that anniversary was very emotional for us.

Peaceful protest quote The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs

The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.

An act of violence against any innocent person eludes moral justification, disgraces the millions of Americans and people throughout the world who have united in peaceful protest against police brutality, and dishonors our proud inheritance of nonviolent resistance.

It is time for the government of China to stop holding innocent religious figures in captivity merely for peacefully protesting China's occupation of Tibet.

An unjust law is itself a species of violence.

Arrest for its breach is more so. Now the law of nonviolence says that violence should be resisted not by counter-violence but by nonviolence. This I do by breaking the law and by peacefully submitting to arrest and imprisonment.

Peaceful protest quote The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become

The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.

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We must never allow September 11th to become a time for protest and division.

Instead, this day must remain a time for promoting peace and mutual respect.

We must never allow September 11th to become a time for protest and division.

Instead, this day must remain a time for promoting peace and mutual respect.

Democracy is disruptive. Around the world, peaceful protesters are being demonised for this, but there is no right in a democratic civil society to be free of disruption. Protesters ideally should read Gandhi and King and dedicate themselves to disciplined, long-term, non-violent disruption of business as usual - especially disruption of traffic.

Peaceful protest quote If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are li

If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.

As I said, this was my sarcastic summer.

It was only long after that I recognized sarcasm as the protest of people who are weak.

I'm praying for healing for our nation.

For retaliation that yields constructive results. Peaceful protests. We need each other.

I worry that a Trump presidency doesn't show the true face of America to the world, but I think that peaceful protest all around this country, it showed to the world who we really are.

Peaceful protest quote When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

The methods of peaceful protests are not capable of being effective, because in reality most people pay little attention to things that are not abrasive.

We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence.

Peaceful, lawful protest - if it is effective - IS innately disruptive of “business as usual.” That is WHY it is effective.

Peaceful protest quote When the power of love overtakes the love of power, the world will know peace.

When the power of love overtakes the love of power, the world will know peace.

Woodstock was both a peaceful protest and a global celebration.

I refuse to accept the view . . . that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality.

You can protest, you can protest peacefully, but keep things civil.

Peaceful protest quote Don't let people pull you into their storm. Pull them into your peace.

Don't let people pull you into their storm. Pull them into your peace.

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It was not by accident or coincidence that the rights to freedom in speech and press were coupled in a single guaranty with the rights of the people peaceably to assemble and to petition for redress of grievances. All these, though not identical, are inseparable. They are cognate rights, and therefore are united in the First Article's assurance.

Come Friday, the world will see what the Protestant people really think of this so-called peace process, which is really a surrender process.

Protesting is never a disturbance of the peace. Corruption, injustice, war and intimidation are disturbances of the peace.

Peaceful protest quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous

There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

Nelson Mandela was a terrorist. And then he wins the world peace prize and becomes president of South Africa. That's how change happens. It's very important not to differentiate protest from the democratic process.

There is nothing more American than peaceful protest.

I won't be indulging in anger anymore, vehemently and self-righteously singing protest songs, and expecting them to bring peace to me or anyone else.

Peaceful protest quote Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.

Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.

What makes America great is peaceful protests and exercising your constitutional rights.

In Los Angeles on Black Friday, a woman pepper sprayed Wal-Mart shoppers who tried to cut in line. The police acted fast by immediately hiring her to get rid of peaceful protesters outside banking institutions all across the United States.

We must pursue peaceful end through peaceful means.

Peaceful protest quote If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are liv

If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.

The president welcomes peaceful protests - it is a time-honored tradition.

The president agrees violence is not the answer in Iraq, and that's why he hopes Saddam Hussein will disarm.

The only thing I wish I had kept were all the peace beads, because in the 1960s people made these and hung them at protests and it was a wonderful thing.

Protesting is never a disturbance of the peace.

Corruption, injustice, war and intimidation are disturbances of the peace; protesting is merely a response to those disturbances.

Peaceful protest quote Remember: despite how open, peaceful, and loving you attempt to be, people can o

Remember: despite how open, peaceful, and loving you attempt to be, people can only meet you, as deeply as they've met themselves.

Let us remember we are all part of one American family.

We are united in common values, and that includes belief in equality under the law, basic respect for public order, and the right of peaceful protest.

Anybody who walks out peacefully, who protests peacefully, that's what this country was built on.

The people in the West are supposed to believe that Bahrain is a country whose people live a life of peace, but we suffer under a regime that does not want to hear our screaming. The people of more than 20 villages are participating in the protests. They are fed up with the fact that they cannot express their opinions freely.

I'm hopeful because people are ready to step up and educate people, support peaceful protest, and make their voices heard. People are motivated to make a positive difference.

Those who seek to improve our country through peaceful protest and protected speech, I want you to know that your voice is important. Do not be discouraged by those who use your lawful actions as a cover for their heinous violence. We will continue to safeguard your constitutional rights and to work with you in the difficult mission of building a better nation and a brighter future.

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