Sean MacBride quotes

  • The big powers are traveling on the dangerous road of armament. The signpost just ahead of us is 'Oblivion.' Can the march on this road be stopped? Yes, if public opinion uses the power it now has.
    -- Sean MacBride

    #Peace #Use #Public Opinion

  • The right of an individual to refuse to kill, to torture, or to participate in the preparation for the nuclear destruction of humanity seems to me to be fundamental.
    -- Sean MacBride

    #Humanity #Preparation #Nuclear

  • We now to peace and darkness And earth and thee restore Thy creature that thou madest And wilt cast forth no more.

  • Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.

  • A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.

  • The journey of a thousand leagues begins with a single step. So we must never neglect any work of peace within our reach, however small.

  • Far better to think historically, to remember the lessons of the past. Thus, far better to conceive of power as consisting in part of the knowledge of when not to use all the power you have. Far better to be one who knows that if you reserve the power not to use all your power, you will lead others far more successfully and well.

  • All knowledge is precious whether or not it serves the slightest human use.

  • I don't use many apps. I use naps.

  • I always said that you can use the same vehicle although the driver will change, or the same vehicle to go for the race. It's a different driver, this is exactly what's happening to the cabinet.

  • Of course on air I use occasional hyperbole to tell a story.

  • You don't realize how much you use your credit card not even to buy things. It's a card you get so you can navigate society.

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