"Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves."
"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."U Thant on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."U Thant on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."U Thant 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."U Thant on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."U Thant on Abraham Lincoln
"Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace."
"The war we have to wage today has only one goal and that is to make the world safe for diversity."