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Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau – was an American author, poet, philosopher, historian, and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden. A lot of people like his writing.

Rosa McCauley Parks (1913–2005) was an African American civil rights activist whom the U.S. Congress dubbed the "Mother of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement". She is famous for her refusal to relinquish her seat to a white man. She was arrested & tried on charges of disorderly conduct & violating a local ordinance. Found guilty, she appealed & formally challenged the legality of racial segregation. After the boycott, she became an icon & spokesperson of the civil rights movement.

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an African American civil rights activist and seamstress whom the U. Congress dubbed the "Mother of the Modern-Day Civil Rights Movement". Parks is famous for not s.

Never let them see them get to you

Positive quote: You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it. I REALLY need to remember this.

Martin Luther King King was famous for his civil rights actions to bring about equality for African-Americans, including his famous “I Have a Dream” speech delivered at the March on Washington in 1963. Date: 1960.

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MARTIN LUTHER KING King was famous for his civil rights actions to bring about equality for African-Americans, including his famous “I Have a Dream” speech delivered at the March on Washington in Date: Photographer: Howard Sochure.

I mean, this won't happen until we have peace in our own hearts, followed by peace in our families, and then working to have peace with our neighbors and friends, but it is possible. It's just a little bit at a time.

It would be nice but it ain't gonna happen anytime soon. Millions of "so called" Americans Voted for Hate, Bigotry, Fear, Civil Disobedience and Intolerance. Our Nation will Never be the same.

Martin Luther King - One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws

Martin Luther King - One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws - obedience, life, gov't - Catholics have been saying this for millennia - we have seen our share of unjust laws from governments all over the world in the last 2000 years

I remember having lots of discussions about anarchy and the possibility of its working as a state (get it?) of affairs. I still find the idea attractive now (I believe the bigger the government the more problems we have), I'm still unconvinced it would work in practice. i.e an organized military force from outside invades, if you do not have a trained military you are at least going to suffer an initial and serious defeat.

V For Vendetta: No one rules if no one obeys.

for example, civil disobedience or -at a higher level- existentialism. Everyone needs to read Sartre.

Therapy Quotes to Make You Think

you are free to choose, but you are not free from the consequence of your choice. a universal paradox. i chose you. you are my consequence.

Rosa Parks- Civil Rights heroine Rosa Parks touched off the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott by refusing to give up her seat in the colored section to a white passenger. Parks was arrested for civil disobedience but not without becoming an influential symbol for racial equality. Her court case served as step towards ending segregation laws in the south.

"Todays mighty oak is yesterday's nut that held its ground." ~ Rosa Parks, she stood up by sitting down.

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