“Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary” (Gandhi, Satyagraha Leaflet No 13).

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“The true measure of the justice of a system is the amount of protection it guarantees to the weakest” (Aung San Suu Kyi, In Quest of Democracy).

“A person can seriously do only two things in life: something during the days, and something on nights and weekends” (paraphrasing my uncle, who is a doctor of Christian theology and a Presbyterian pastor).

“Do you bury me when I’m gone\ Do you teach me while I’m here\ Just as soon as I belong, it’s time I disappear” (Metallica, “I Disappear”)