Brotherhood Quotes

To see the earth as it truly is, small and blue in that eternal silence where it floats, is to see riders on the earth together, brothers on that bright loveliness in the eternal cold – brothers who know now they are truly brothers.

Do I see crowds of men hastening to extinguish a fire? I see not merely uncouth garbs, and fantastic flickering lights, of lurid hue, like a trampling troop of gnomes -but straightway my mind is filled with thoughts about mutual helpfulness, human sympathy, the common bond of brotherhood, and the mysteriously deep foundations on which […]

The world has narrowed into a neighborhood before it has broadened into a brotherhood.

There is no more noble occupation in the world than to assist another human being – to help someone succeed.

We were born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race.

We live in a time when there dawns upon us a realization that the people on the other side of the mountain are not made up exclusively of redheaded devils responsible for all the evil on this side of the mountain.

We need to neutralize the aggression that wells up within us – often, strangely enough, against those who have the most in common with us. To understand all is to forgive all, and to know one another well enough, we should not hate one another but love one another.

While there is a lower class I am in it, while there is a criminal element I am of it; while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.

I want to be the white man’s brother, not his brother-in-law.

It’s silly to go on pretending that under the skin we are all brothers. The truth is more likely that under the skin we are all cannibals, assassins, traitors, liars, hypocrites, poltroons.