Nonviolent Conflict Resolution Quotes

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1. “In the days when hyenas of hate suckle the babes of men, and jackals of hypocrisy pimp their mothers’ broken hearts, may children not look to demons of ignorance for hope.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : The River of Winged Dreams

2. “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream was a manifestation of hope that humanity might one day get out of its own way by finding the courage to realize that love and nonviolence are not indicators of weakness but gifts of significant strength.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Illuminated Corners: Collected Essays and Articles Volume I.

3. “Eastward and westward storms are breaking,--great, ugly whirlwinds of hatred and blood and cruelty. I will not believe them inevitable.”

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Source : The Wisdom of W.E.B. DuBois

4. “Humanity is not without answers or solutions regarding how to liberate itself from scenarios that invariably end with mass exterminations. Tools such as compassion, trust, empathy, love, and ethical discernment are already in our possession. The next sensible step would be to use them.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

5. “There is no envy, jealousy, or hatred between the different colors of the rainbow. And no fear either. Because each one exists to make the others’ love more beautiful.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

6. “Diversity is an aspect of human existence that cannot be eradicated by terrorism or war or self-consuming hatred. It can only be conquered by recognizing and claiming the wealth of values it represents for all.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

7. “This world’s anguish is no different from the love we insist on holding back.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Elemental: The Power of Illuminated Love

8. “In my head this cruel unspeakable truth: that we battled and we cursed and we spilled each other’s blood, we relished our taste of hell and strangled heaven’s love.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Visions of a Skylark Dressed in Black

9. “The acknowledgement of a single possibility can change everything.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

10. “Simple shifts in points of view can open doors to expansions of consciousness as easily as rigid dispositions can close hearts and minds to such elevated awareness. It generally depends on whether you allow fear and violence to rule your actions or whether you give wisdom, courage, and compassion the authority to do so.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

11. “On either side of a potentially violent conflict, an opportunity exists to exercise compassion and diminish fear based on recognition of each other's humanity. Without such recognition, fear fueled by uninformed assumptions, cultural prejudice, desperation to meet basic human needs, or the panicked uncertainty of the moment explodes into violence.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

12. “Before the thunderous clamor of political debate or war set loose in the world, love insisted on its promise for the possibility of human unity: between men and women, between blacks and whites, northerners and southerners, haves and have-have-nots, self and self.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : The Wisdom of W.E.B. DuBois

13. “Discourse and critical thinking are essential tools when it comes to securing progress in a democratic society. But in the end, unity and engaged participation are what make it happen.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

14. “If the idea of loving those whom you have been taught to recognize as your enemies is too overwhelming, consider more deeply the observation that we are all much more alike than we are unalike.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

15. “We ache with the yearningthat turns half into wholeand offer no excusesfor the beauty of our souls.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Songs from the Black Skylark zPed Music Player

16. “Individual cultures and ideologies have their appropriate uses but none of them erase or replace the universal experiences, like love and weeping and laughter, common to all human beings.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

17. “There is nothing sane, merciful, heroic, devout, redemptive, wise, holy, loving, peaceful, joyous, righteous, gracious, remotely spiritual, or worthy of praise where mass murder is concerned. We have been in this world long enough to know that by now and to understand that nonviolent conflict resolution informed by mutual compassion is the far better option.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

18. “Our greatest power as nations and individuals is not the ability to employ assault weapons, suicide bombers, and drones to destroy each other. The greater more creative powers with which we may arm ourselves are grace and compassion sufficient enough to love and save each other.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

19. “The same hot lightning that burns your blood with passion–– cools your fears with peace.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : The River of Winged Dreams

20. “It can be difficult to speak truth to power. Circumstances, however, have made doing so increasingly necessary.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

21. “Unless we learn to know ourselves, we run the danger of destroying ourselves.”

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Source : WordSong Poets

22. “We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface hidden tension that is already alive”

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23. “There is within the human heart a quality of intelligence which has been known to surpass that attributed to the human mind.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

24. “Making the choice to exercise compassion is an expression of Love for Humanity and Life itself.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Splendid Literarium: A Treasury of Stories, Aphorisms, Poems, and Essays

25. “In an age of bombsguzzling blood, skylarks merge peacewith thought and action.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : The River of Winged Dreams

26. “At the different stages of recognition, reflection, and redress, practicing compassion provides potentially world-saving opportunities which otherwise likely would not exist.”

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Author : Aberjhani
Source : Illuminated Corners: Collected Essays and Articles Volume I.