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Given the scale of trauma caused by the genocide, Rwanda has indicated that however thin the hope of a community can be, a hero always emerges. Although no one can dare claim that it is now a perfect state, and that no more work is needed, Rwanda has risen from the ashes as a model or truth and reconciliation.
We owe the Aboriginal peoples a debt that is four centuries old. It is their turn to become full partners in developing an even greater Canada. And the reconciliation required may be less a matter of legal texts than of attitudes of the heart.
I will end the history of division and conflict through reconciliation and fairness.
The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.
Before Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, he was an angry, relatively young man. He founded the ANC's military wing. When he was released, he surprised everyone because he was talking about reconciliation and forgiveness and not about revenge.
The pattern of the prodigal is: rebellion, ruin, repentance, reconciliation, restoration.
Edwin Louis Cole
A president can ask for reconciliation in the racial conflict that divides Americans. But reconciliation comes only from the hearts of people.
Richard M. Nixon
The world is not dialectical - it is sworn to extremes, not to equilibrium, sworn to radical antagonism, not to reconciliation or synthesis. This is also the principle of evil.
Christian faith is... basically about love and being loved and reconciliation. These things are so important, they're foundational and they can transform individuals, families.
In the aftermath of any war or genocide, healing and reconciliation are ultimate aspirations.
Janine di Giovanni
True security is based on people's welfare - on a thriving economy, on strong public health and education programmes, and on fundamental respect for our common humanity. Development, peace, disarmament, reconciliation and justice are not separate from security; they help to underpin it.
The process of reclaiming the self is one of reconciliation with meaning.
In the last twelve years, we have come some distance towards reconciliation and the breaking down of disadvantage. Let us take encouragement from what has been achieved and set our minds and hearts to end the remaining roadblocks.
Today is a great day, not only of healing and reconciliation, but also coming together. I'm so glad the whole Little Rock Nine was alive and here to see this.
An emancipated society, on the other hand, would not be a unitary state, but the realization of universality in the reconciliation of differences.
Chimps are very quick to have a sudden fight or aggressive episode, but they're equally as good at reconciliation.
Together we will act to bring about national reconciliation, secure Malaysia's economic future, and build a stronger, more harmonious society.
As a follower of Jesus, I am called to work for justice and reconciliation, and to be an advocate for those who cannot speak for themselves. I plan to focus my future work on human rights and religious freedom - both domestic and international - as well as matters of the culture and the American family.
I don't think Bosnia is ready for reconciliation, but I do think it is ready for truth.
If the world would apologize, I might consider a reconciliation.
Reconciliation requires changes of heart and spirit, as well as social and economic change. It requires symbolic as well as practical action.
The work of community, love, reconciliation, restoration is the work we cannot leave up to politicians. This is the work we are all called to do.
The Journey of Reconciliation was organized not only to devise techniques for eliminating Jim Crow in travel, but also as a training ground for similar peaceful projects against discrimination in such major areas as employment and in the armed services.
The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation.
Jean de la Bruyere
There should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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