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This Quotations Archive contains words from famous and some not so famous people who have expressed a sense of love, compassion, and respect for all of God's creation: for people, for animals, and for the environment. They speak of our teaching methods and philosophy. They speak of a lifestyle of non-violence. They seek to eliminate cruelty and suffering. They seek to wake us up. They seek to give us hope.

Weeds by Mary T. Hoffman

Elie Wiesel
(1928-2016)
Romanina-born American Jewish writer, political activist,Nobel Laureate, Holocaust survivor

"We must take sides. Neutrality elps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented."

"No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them."

"There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest."

"Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories."

"Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair."

"There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win."

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