"There is so much work to be done to treat gays and lesbians and gay and lesbian couples with the respect that they're entitled to. They deserve, in my judgment, partnership benefits. They deserve to be treated fairly when it comes to adoption and immigration."
"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."John Edwards on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."John Edwards on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."John Edwards 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."John Edwards on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."John Edwards on Abraham Lincoln