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The most serious and universal problem is the growing chasm between the richest and poorest people on earth. Citizens of the ten wealthiest countries are now seventy-five times richer than those who live in the ten poorest ones, and the separation is increasing every year, not only between nations but also within them.

“Jimmy Carter – Nobel Lecture”. Nobelprize.org. 18 Nov 2012

 

Let us learn together and laugh together and work together and pray together, confident that in the end we will triumph together in the right.

Jimmy Carter Inaugural Address, 20 January 1977

 

Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.

Quoted in “US-Pakistan Relationship: Soviet Invasion Of Afghanistan” – Page 73 – by A. Z. Hilali – Political Science – 2005

 

Despite theological differences, all great religions share common commitments that define our ideal secular relationships. I am convinced that Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus, Jews, and others can embrace each other in a common effort to alleviate human suffering and to espouse peace.

“Jimmy Carter – Nobel Lecture”. Nobelprize.org. 18 Nov 2012

 

War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other’s children. The bond of our common humanity is stronger than the divisiveness of our fears and prejudices. God gives us the capacity for choice. We can choose to alleviate suffering. We can choose to work together for peace. We can make these changes – and we must.

“Jimmy Carter – Nobel Lecture”. Nobelprize.org. 18 Nov 2012

 

I believe that anyone can be successful in life, regardless of natural talent or the environment within which we live. This is not based on measuring success by human competitiveness for wealth, possessions, influence, and fame, but adhering to God’s standards of truth, justice, humility, service, compassion, forgiveness, and love.

Our Endangered Values by Jimmy Carter

 

You only need two loves in your life: for God, and for the person in front of you at any particular time.

Our Endangered Values by Jimmy Carter

 

In the most recent year for which data are available, handguns killed 334 people in Australia, 197 in Great Britain, 183 in Sweden, 83 in Japan, 54 in Ireland, 1,034 in Canada, and 30,419 in the United States.

Our Endangered Values by Jimmy Carter

 

It is much easier and more convenient to focus on sins of which we are not known to be guilty.

Our Endangered Values by Jimmy Carter

 

Almost invariably, fundamentalist movements are led by authoritarian males who consider themselves to be superior to others and, within religious groups, have an overwhelming commitment to

Our Endangered Values by Jimmy Carter

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