Dorothy Thompson Quotes


17 Dorothy Thompson quotes:



"Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict - alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence."
"To have felt too much is to end in feeling nothing."
"Can one preach at home inequality of races and nations and advocate abroad good-will towards all men?"
"Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live."
"Age is not measured by years. Nature does not equally distribute energy. Some people are born old and tired while others are going strong at seventy."
"When liberty is taken away by force it can be restored by force. When it is relinquished voluntarily by default it can never be recovered."
"The most destructive element in the human mind is fear. Fear creates aggressiveness."
"There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth, the persistent refusal to analyze the causes of happenings."
"The instinct to worship is hardly less strong than the instinct to eat."
"The only force that can overcome an idea and a faith is another and better idea and faith, positively and fearlessly upheld."
"Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism."
"It is not the fact of liberty but the way in which liberty is exercised that ultimately determines whether liberty itself survives."
"The prices are ridiculous... I don't see how people can go back and forth to work or to school. How can we afford the gas?"
"Women have had the vote for over forty years and their organizations lobby in Washington for all sorts of causes; why, why, why don't they take up their own causes and obvious needs?"
"Courage is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good; that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding; and that th"
Author: Thompson Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism."
Author: Thompson Quotes Category: Energy Quotes
"The house was a dump. There was no plumbing, no electricity, no bathrooms,"



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