24 Best Humanitarian Intervention Quotes And Sayings

We are all connected on a deeper level than we may realize. The best way to make an impact on the world is to use our talents, time, energy, and resources to make a difference in people’s lives. This collection of humanitarian-intervention quotes will inspire you to do what you can for others.

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The black, the white, the brown, the red, the yellow, the hetero, the homo, the trans, the poor, the rich, the literate, the illiterate, the weak, the strong — all are my sisters and brothers. My life is their life. And till the last breath in my body, I shall be serving you all with all the power in my veins. And beyond death, my ideas shall be serving you for eternity. Abhijit Naskar
I am the thread of unification that goes through humans...
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I am the thread of unification that goes through humans of all religions, cultures and ideologies while reinforcing their innate sense of one humanity. Abhijit Naskar
I work to make human beings out of human bodies....
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I work to make human beings out of human bodies. I work to make conscience out of mindlessness. I work to make Gods out of obedient worshippers. Abhijit Naskar
Give me your soul and I will give you a...
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Give me your soul and I will give you a unified humanity replete with courage, conscience and compassion. Abhijit Naskar
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O my brave Almighty Human, with the ever-effulgent flow of courage, conscience and compassion, turn yourself into a vivacious humanizer, and start walking with bold footsteps while eliminating racism, terminating misogyny, destroying homophobia and all other primitiveness that have turned humanity into the most inhuman species on earth. Abhijit Naskar
Let your light shine as an inspiration to humanity and...
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Let your light shine as an inspiration to humanity and BE THE REASON someone believes in the goodness of people. Germany Kent
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We don't have the luxury to say that, there is no hope for reform in Islam, because by saying this, we would be disavowing the entire peace-loving Muslim population of the world. We cannot leave our Muslim sisters and brothers behind to be oppressed by their own priestly tyrants, while the rest of the world keeps progressing with an open mind. The entire civilized society of the world, must put their heart and soul to get Islam liberated from the shackles of fundamentalism. Conscience must triumph over orthodox barbarianism, otherwise there would be no hope for the progress and wellbeing of humanity as a truly wise species. . Abhijit Naskar
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The thing is, you cannot ask people to coexist by having one side bow their heads and rely on a solution that is only good for the other side. What you can do is stop blaming each other and engage in dialogue with one person at a time. Everyone knows that violence begets violence and breeds more hatred. We need to find our way together. I feel I cannot rely on the various spokespersons who claim they act on my behalf. Invariably they have some agenda that doesn't work for me. Instead, I talk to my patients, to my neighbors and colleagues-- Jews, Arabs--and I find out they feel as I do: we are more similar than we are different, and we are all fed up with the violence. . Izzeldin Abuelaish
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The debacle in Iraq has reinforced the realist dictum, disparaged by idealists in the 1990s, that the legacies of geography, history and culture really do set limits on what can be accomplished in any given place. But the experience in the Balkans reinforced an idealist dictum that is equally true: One should always work near the limits of what is possible rather than cynically give up on any place. In this decade idealists went too far; in the previous one, it was realists who did not go far enough. Robert D. Kaplan
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That war [Bosnian war] in the early 1990s changed a lot for me. I never thought I would see, in Europe, a full-dress reprise of internment camps, the mass murder of civilians, the reinstiutution of torture and rape as acts of policy. And I didn't expect so many of my comrades to be indifferent - or even take the side of the fascists. It was a time when many people on the left were saying 'Don't intervene, we'll only make things worse' or, 'Don't intervene, it might destabilise the region. And I thought - destabilisation of fascist regimes is a good thing. Why should the left care about the stability of undemocratic regimes? Wasn't it a good thing to destabilise the regime of General Franco? It was a time when the left was mostly taking the conservative, status quo position - leave the Balkans alone, leave Milosevic alone, do nothing. And that kind of conservatism can easily mutate into actual support for the aggressors. Weimar-style conservatism can easily mutate into National Socialism. So you had people like Noam Chomsky's co-author Ed Herman go from saying 'Do nothing in the Balkans', to actually supporting Milosevic, the most reactionary force in the region. That's when I began to first find myself on the same side as the neocons. I was signing petitions in favour of action in Bosnia, and I would look down the list of names and I kept finding, there's Richard Perle. There's Paul Wolfowitz. That seemed interesting to me. These people were saying that we had to act. Before, I had avoided them like the plague, especially because of what they said about General Sharon and about Nicaragua. But nobody could say they were interested in oil in the Balkans, or in strategic needs, and the people who tried to say that - like Chomsky - looked ridiculous. So now I was interested. Christopher Hitchens
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Forget race, forget gender, forget religion, and become a human my friend. Become a human above everything else, and all great things shall follow. Abhijit Naskar
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We are one human family. Lailah Gifty Akita
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May we have equal concern for each other to create a unified world. Lailah Gifty Akita
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Sentiments that glorify humanity know no racial distinction. Abhijit Naskar
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Call up the ever-pure, the effulgent and the ever-radiant character of true humanism in yourself and in others, and no racism shall have the power to thrive in such society even for a few seconds. Abhijit Naskar
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Tolstoy was a Caucasian, Gandhi was an Asian, and Martin Luther King Jr. was a Negro, yet all of their hearts were inspired by the one idea of nonviolent resistance. King received it from Gandhi, Gandhi received it from Tolstoy, and Tolstoy received it from Christ. Abhijit Naskar
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It is character that should be the sole measure of judgement in the society of thinking humanity, and nothing short of that would do. Abhijit Naskar
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If not as a true human, let me tell you as a Biologist, color of the skin does not define an individual’s intelligence — it does not define an individual’s ambitions - it does not define an individual’s dreams — and above all, it does not define an individual’s character. Abhijit Naskar
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In the biological sense, race does not exist. Abhijit Naskar
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If origin defines race, then we are all Africans — we are all black. Abhijit Naskar