“Quote Unquote”

July 26, 2013 § Leave a comment

“As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.”  —  Nelson Mandela

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.”  —  Lewis B. Smedes

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Hate multiplies hate, violence multiplies violence, and toughness multiplies toughness in a descending spiral of destruction. … The chain reaction of evil — hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars — must be broken, or we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation.”  —  Martin Luther King, Jr.

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