Obama & Castro Handshake

Peace Begins with a Smile. My Guess is that a Handshake Doesn’t Hurt Either.

I don’t know if anything will come of the infamous handshake. Nor do I know if the compromise of Grover being allowed to ride in the stroller pushed by James for 10 minutes and then carried in a cardboard box by Patrick for 10 minutes is going to change the world. However, I do think Mother Teresa is right, “peace begins with a smile,” and maybe a handshake too.
Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela: Your Struggle Inspires Us

Our global community mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela, a saintly figure whose struggle for peace and justice in South Africa and beyond has inspired millions. The following are quotations from Mandela's writings and speeches that we found meaningful. We invite you to share quotations you find meaningful or reflections on Mandela's legacy.

Nelson Mandela

"Where globalization means, as it so often does, that the rich and powerful now have new means to further enrich and empower themselves at the cost of the poorer and weaker, we have a responsibility to protest in the name of universal freedom." - Nelson Mandela