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Peace and Diversity Children's Book Collection: Quotes

In conjunction with the Early Childhood Education program at American River College the ARC Library has created a Peace and Diversity Collection for children. There are over 150 books in the collection and it will be continually added to.

Peace & Diversity Quotes

There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children. There is no duty more important than ensuring that their rights are respected, that their welfare is protected, that their lives are free from fear and want and that they grow up in peace.

- Kofi Annan

We are not going to be able to operate our spaceship earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.
- Mohandas Gandhi

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, 
the world will know peace. 
-Jimi Hendrix

mitakuye oyasin (we are all related)
- Lakota

The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
- Thomas Paine

All people are a single nation.
- Qu-ran

There can be hope only for a society which acts as one big family, not as many separate ones.
-  Anwar Sadat