TOMMY DOUGLAS QUOTES

“Courage, my friends; ’tis not too late to build a better world.”

“The greatest gift a society can give a person is the hope of a better life.”

“People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.”

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honourable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”

“Man is not free unless government is limited.”

“Hope is a force of nature. Don’t let anyone tell you different.”

“We are always looking for leaders, be they political or otherwise, to help us in our effort to build a better society. But we should never forget that the best leaders are those who know that they are no better than anyone else, and who allow themselves to be led as much as they lead.”

“We follow a simple principle: prosperity for all. And we mean all.”

“The struggle for justice is an ongoing and necessary pursuit that should prevail over laws and institutions.”

“Peace cannot be achieved by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”

“Courage comes from a heart that is pure and a soul that is unbreakable.”

“People who think that money can do anything can be expected to do anything for money.”

“I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.” UNBREAKABLE QUOTES

“My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.”

“Those who too readily embrace a message of hate end up living in a world of their own making.”

“We have become so obsessed with the idea of getting ahead that we have lost sight of the fact that we are all in this together.”

“The accumulation of personal wealth at the expense of others is a race to the bottom.”

“A society that cannot provide for its people the basic necessities of food, shelter, and healthcare is a society that will eventually collapse.”

“The greatest lesson we can teach our children is to believe in themselves and their ability to make a positive impact on the world.”

“The best leaders are those who put the needs of others before their own.”

“Social justice cannot be achieved if we continue to ignore the needs of the most vulnerable members of society.”

“The greatest legacy we can leave is not in what we achieve, but in the examples we set for others.”

“The true measure of a society is not in how it treats its wealthiest members, but in how it treats its most vulnerable.”

“We are all responsible for the welfare of our fellow citizens, and we have a duty to work towards a better future for all.”