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Old March 6 2013, 01:12 PM   #7
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Re: What would be some good quotes for a starship dedication plaque?

"You can not oppress the people who are not afraid anymore." -Cesar Chavez

"We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed." - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.” - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” - Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Give me liberty or give me death." - Patrick Henry

"Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who only dream by night." -Edgar Allan Poe

"Freedom is about what you can unleash." - Harriet Rubin

"In order to find the edge, you must risk going over the edge." - Dennis Dugan

"Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones." - John Cage

"Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is." - Will Rogers

"Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore." - André Gide

"You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea." - C. JoyBell C.

"Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science." - Edwin Hubble

"They will marvel at how vulnerable the repository of all our potential once was, how perilous our infancy, how humble our beginnings, how many rivers we had to cross before we found our way." - Carl Sagan

"We have to establish our credentials as an explorocracy; so to survive and rule ourselves, we have to explore." - China Miéville

"What began in deadly competition has helped us to see that global cooperation is the essential precondition for our survival. Travel is broadening. It's time to hit the road again." - Carl Sagan
"Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism, as I understand it." - George Orwell, 1946
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