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A. J. Muste

Abraham Johannes "A.J." Muste (/?m?sti?/ MUSS-tee; 1885–1967) was a Dutch-born American clergyman and political activist. Muste is best remembered for his work in the labor movement, pacifist movement, anti-war movement, and the Civil Rights Movement

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Paradoxically, life is worth living for those who have something for which they will gladly give up ...

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Educational enterprises do not for any length of time remain immune from the struggle of interests f ...

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War is not an accident. It is the logical outcome of a certain way of life.

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No Big Power in all history ever thought of itself as an aggressor. That is still true today.

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There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.

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In the defense of civil liberties there can be no exceptions, or there will soon be many.

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Violence begets violence by whomever used. War is a dirty business and entails the use of degrading ...

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If I can't love Hitler, I can't love at all.

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“We cannot have peace if we are only concerned with peace. War is not an accident. It is the logic ...

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The problem after a war is with the victor. He thinks he has just proved that war and violence pay. ...

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There is a certain indolence in us, a wish not to be disturbed, which tempts us to think that when t ...

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The survival of democracy depends on the renunciation of violence and the development of nonviolent ...

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In a world built on violence, one must be a revolutionary before one can be a pacifist.

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Those who can bring themselves to renounce wealth, position and power accruing from a social system ...

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Joy and growth come from following our deepest impulses, however foolish they may seem to some, or d ...

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