"In the sense that you're not at the centre of power, like a president or prime minister of a major power, everyone is marginalised my position doesn't isn't unique in that respect. I think there are different sorts of relevance in different contexts."
"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."Peter Singer on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Peter Singer on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Peter Singer 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."Peter Singer on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Peter Singer on Abraham Lincoln
"I don't think nationalism is alone holding the field it's in contention with a lot of different things."
"Interest in business ethics courses has surged, and student activities at leading business schools are more focused than ever before on making business serve long-term social values."
"Business ethics has always had problems that are distinct from those of other professions, such as medicine, law, engineering, dentistry, or nursing."
"Do business managers have a commitment to anything more than the success of their company and to making money? It would be hard to say that they do. Indeed, many business leaders deny that there is any conflict between self-interest and the interests of all."
"When fish experience something that would cause other animals physical pain, they behave in ways suggestive of pain, and the change in behaviour may last several hours."