"Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with gracious respect."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."James Broughton on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."James Broughton on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."James Broughton on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."James Broughton on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."James Broughton on Abraham Lincoln
"I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless."
"Amazement awaits us at every corner."
"Everything that ever happened is still happening. Past, present and future keep happening in the eternity which is Here and Now."
"I tried to stir the imagination and enthusiasms of students to take risks, to do what they were most afraid of doing, to widen their horizons of action."
"Dance, vaudeville, drama, movies - as a child I loved everything that went on in a theater."