We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race. We all share the same basic values. —Kofi Annan

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We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race. We all share the same basic values.

KOFI ANNAN

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations

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RJ from Valley of the Sun DECEMBER 20, 2016
we are all brothers and sisters. Happy Holidays1

prince MARCH 24, 2016
Hey inspirational quotes makes my day.

Debbie from 92103 MARCH 22, 2016
An especially important sentiment after today's Belgium attacks.

Barbara from Idaho  MARCH 22, 2016
I pray that those who don't believe in total equality, will be enlightened. Without total equality, peace I is improbable.

Bill from Ohio MARCH 22, 2016
I wish this were true, but I don't believe it. I'd like a list of the basic values we share. It's probably shorter than it ought to be.


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The secret of getting ahead is getting started. —Mark Twain
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 —John Denver
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Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you - not because they are nice, but because you are. —Unknown
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