Carlos Gonzalez quotes

  • Freedom does not always win. This is one of the bitterest lessons of history.

  • Winning Democracy for the Negro is winning the war for Democracy

  • There is absolutely no greater high than challenging the power structure as a nobody, giving it your all, and winning!

  • When you get billions in aid and your weapons resupplied and your ammunition stock resupplied, you don't learn the lesson that war is bad and nobody wins.

  • The interesting adults are always the school failures, the weird ones, the losers, the malcontents, this isn’t wishful thinking. It’s the rule.

  • Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

  • I don't think that when Zionism began there was a claim that we were losing - even in part - our capacity to contribute to other peoples.

  • Some of my academic friends think Ive fallen from a very special grace.

  • I think I feel rather differently about sympathy to what seems the normal view. I like just to feel it is there, but not always expressed.

  • Because of a friend, life is a little stronger, fuller, more gracious thing for the friend's existence, whether he be near or far. If the friend is close at hand, that is best; but if he is far away he still is there to think of, to wonder about, to hear from, to write to, to share life and experience with, to serve, to honor, to admire, to love.

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