We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
When a person doesn't have gratitude, something is missing in his or her humanity.
For me, every hour is grace. And I feel gratitude in my heart each time I can meet someone and look at his or her smile.
There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must — at that moment — become the center of the universe.
Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.