"You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Edward James Olmos on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Edward James Olmos on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Edward James Olmos on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Edward James Olmos on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Edward James Olmos on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"I believe that Gandhi was correct. Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring about change that allows people to enjoy the change and not get killed in the process."
"Education is the vaccine for violence."
"Education is a vacine for violence."
"Education is the key. But it's the kind of education that we teach that is the key. We don't have it."
"There are nuclear weapons in China, Iran, Korea and Pakistan. It wouldn't take much to send a couple of warheads off on this planet somewhere that would cause a lot of environmental damage, then if you have got someone who wants to retaliate you have real problems."