Each time a person stands for an Ideal or acts to improve the lot of others or strikes out against injustice he or she sends forth a tiny ripple of Hope. and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those Ripples build a Current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
Few are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, and the Wrath of their society. MORAL COURAGE is a rarer commodity then bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential vital quality for those who seek to change a world that yeilds most painfully to change. robert f. kennedy (from Chris E.)