"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life. Define yourself."
"I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief."
"Nature, knows no indecencies; man invents them."
Why do we have to recycle the old conflict so many times: first we fight about slavery, then segregation, then gender, and now sexual orientation? Why can't people look at the phrase 'liberty and justice for all' and simply accept out that 'all' means 'all’?"
"The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority."