Reblogged from Translating a World on the Edge:
First, we need to get it through our heads that hatred degrades us as human beings, that hatred is not strength but cowardice, that its cause is the fear of not having things the way we want them?
I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
― Booker T. Washington
Hatred is the coward’s revenge for being intimidated.
― George Bernard Shaw
In time we hate that which we often fear.
― William Shakespeare
Why can’t we get it through our heads that we ought to treat others with dignity?
Why can’t we get it through our heads who we really are?
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