I have always been awe-struck by those who are smart enough to speak out using indelible words that have the ability to change the hearts and the behaviors of others. Here are seven inspiring quotes about speaking up for what is right. Have you found inspiring quotes that motivate you to live a better life?
“Strong people stand up for themselves; stronger people stand up for others.” ~Suzy Kassem
“Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on.” ~Thurgood Marshall
“The only people who are angry at you for speaking the truth are those who are living a lie. Keep speaking the truth.” ~Unknown
“We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.” ~Elie Wiesel
“As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest.” ~Nelson Mandela
“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” ~Dr Martin Luther King Jr
“In a world that demands you obey the wrong rules, being rebellious is right.” ~Jenna Galbut
Feel free to add your favorite inspiring quotes in the comment section.
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All of those are in my collection of quotes. Here are 2 other favorites.
“While the spirit of neighborliness was important on the frontier because neighbors were so few, it is even more important now because our neighbors are so many.” —Lady Bird Johnson
“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong— because someday you will have been all of these.” —George Washington Carver
I love those quotes, Joan! Thank you for sharing them.