Dennis Kucinich Quotes.
Anyone who really studies Catholicism deeply is aware of the mystical nature of our faith. Even references to Christ’s mystical body has connections to that principle.
Challege the underlying concepts of corporate personhood.
You know, I started my career in politics in 1967. I’m not new to this. I did not just fall off the Christmas tree. I understand the world is complex. I know that there are people out there who want to hurt other people.
My political career goes back to the ’60s and those were times of vigorous debates.
When you have real power you don’t threaten. People know what your capabilities are.
Reclaim our environment from those who would destroy it with their predatory economic behavior.
So actually war is politically profitable, financially profitable, morally depraved.
People are fed up with the politics where candidates just rip each other apart and then the voters lose in the end because no one really knows what anybody stands for.
I happened to have the privilege of serving in Congress. It will be 16 years at the end of this term. And I think I made a difference here on important issues.
What I said was that in a democratic society, people must be permitted to make their choices and that the choices of women should not be subordinate to the choices of men, otherwise women are less than equal, are second-class citizens.
We tried war, we tried aggression, we tried intervention. None of it works. Why don’t we try peace, as a science of human relations, not as some vague notion – as everyday work.
The belief in the inevitability of war is a self-fulfilling prophecy… We need an alternative vision, to see the world as one, as interconnected.
I think the Lord’s Prayer is a very powerful prayer. And the prayer of St. Francis.
We cannot avert our eyes without staining our souls.
I am running for President of the United States to enable the Goddess of Peace to encircle within her arms all the children of this country and all the children of the world.
My philosophy comes from a worldview that looks at the world as one. It’s a holistic view that sees the world as interconnected and interdependent and integrated in so many different ways, which informs my politics.
I think it’s inconsistent to tell the American people that you oppose the war and, yet, you continue to vote to fund the war. Because every time you vote to fund the war, you’re reauthorizing the war all over again.
Everyone has a right to a job, everyone has a right to an education, everyone has a right to health care, everyone has a right to retirement security, everyone has a right to housing, and everyone has a right to peace.
We must work toward the elimination of all nuclear weapons, and an end to policies which cause this country to move toward the weaponization of space.
The tax code is not the only area where the administration is helping the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. It has spent $155 billion for an unnecessary war driven by fear.
Active citizenship begins with an envisioning of the desired outcome and a conscious application of spiritual principles.
I believe sincerely that we should bring in U.N. peacekeepers and bring our troops home.
And my approach has always been to stand up and speak out on behalf of the economic rights of people.
Crimes against humanity in Gaza: is it really a ‘buffer zone’ – or a bigger plan? — It’s time to step back and ask if we want to support Israel if it wants to eject all Palestinians from their land.
America stands strongest in challenging terrorism when we do not give up an inch of our civil liberties.
I hold in my heart that rebellious spirit of youth that demands change.
There’s an ethical dimension to my life and all of our lives, from the time we get up in the morning to the time we sleep, including what we sleep on. So I don’t separate my choices from ethical choices at any time.
Everyone should have health insurance? I say everyone should have health care. I’m not selling insurance.
There are many people making a difference. I mean, Dr. King never held an office. Gandhi never held an office. There are people who are archetypes in our society who have never held office and made a difference.
Iraq does not pose an imminent threat to the United States of any of its neighboring nations.
Today we’re faced with over 500 casualties, a cost of over $200 billion. And it could rise – the casualties could go into thousands and the cost could go over half a trillion – if we stay there for years.
When any one of us is aligned with our purpose, there is an inexhaustible source of energy. Once you’re aligned with your purpose, the energy is always there to do whatever you need. You never get tired, and you do everything with a sense of joy. It’s actually effortless – it’s a flow.
I live in the same house I purchased in 1971 for $22,500. I think we need to increase the minimum wage and so all my neighbors can get an increase in their wages.
Bush is going in the wrong way. And I dare say, that is what the strategy of his administration is, is just to wipe out government’s purpose for any social and economic justice at all. And I’m going to take the country in an opposite direction than he’s taking it.
First off, I never favored a constitutional amendment to criminalize abortion or to overturn Roe v. Wade.
I believe health care is a civil right.
War can be so impersonal yet when we put a name, a face, a place and match it to families, then war is not impersonal.
I don’t want to bash Bill and Hillary, because they’re friends of mine, but I do have a difference of opinion about how to take back the House and the Senate.
Oh, my family lived in 21 places before I was 17.
I have worked to expand the health care debate beyond the current for-profit system, to include a public option and an amendment to free the states to pursue single payer.
This is a struggle for the soul of the Democratic Party, which in too many cases has become so corporate and identified with corporate interests that you can’t tell the difference between Democrats and Republicans.
But beyond all that, the question that is continually begged is why isn’t America leading the way toward total abolition of nuclear weapons.