"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that
"The time is always right to do what is right."
"This hour in history needs a dedicated circle of transformed
nonconformists. The saving of our world from pending doom will come, not
complacent adjustment of the conforming majority, but through
maladjustment of a nonconforming minority."
"The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of
extremists we will be. The nation and the world are in dire need of
"And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither
nor political, nor popular, but he must take it because his conscience
that it is right."
"Cowardice asks the question, "Is it safe?"
Expediency asks the question, "Is it polite?"
Vanity asks the question, "Is it popular?"
But conscience asks the question, "Is it right?"
And there comes a point when one must take
a position that is neither safe, nor polite, nor popular,
but he must take it because his conscience
tells him that it is right...."
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