“America must always reject racial bigotry,
anti-Semitism, and hatred in all forms.
As we pray for Charlottesville,
we are reminded of the fundamental truths
recorded by that city’s most prominent citizen
in the Declaration of Independence:
we are all created equal
and endowed by our Creator
with unalienable rights.
We know these truths to be everlasting
because we have seen the decency
and greatness of our country.”
~ George W. Bush and George H.W. Bush more
“I will always choose to move on in peace
rather than fill my heart with hate
for a circumstance I cannot control.”
~ S L Heaton
“Love lights more fires than hate extinguishes.”
~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox more
which could destroy so much,
never failed to destroy the man who hated,
and this was an immutable law.”
~ James Baldwin more
“We must admit
the vanity of our false distinctions among men
and learn to find our own advancement
in the search for the advancement of all.
We must admit in ourselves
that our own children’s future
cannot be built on the misfortunes of others.
We must recognize
that this short life can neither be ennobled
or enriched by hatred or revenge.”
~ Robert F. Kennedy
it has caused a lot of problems in this world,
but it has not solved one yet.”
~ Maya Angelou
“Hate is a wasteful emotion.
Most of the people you hate never know it.
The others don’t care.”
~ Medgar Evers more