"My main point is this: you don't need to be a devout Christian to respect and enjoy the holiday season. Just like you don't need to be Muslim to respect and appreciate those who are celebrating Ramadan. It's really not as complicated as people think it is when you live your life with an open mind, an even more open heart, step back and remember that 'we all come from the same root, but the leaves are all different' (John Fire Lame Deer)."
"Modesty isn't about covering up our bodies because they're bad; modesty isn't about hiding ourselves...it's about revealing our dignity."
"Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful."
"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding."
“I believe in recognizing every human being as a human being - neither white, black, brown, or red; and when you are dealing with humanity as a family there's no question of integration or intermarriage. It's just one human being marrying another human being or one human being living around and with another human being.” -Malcolm X