Petra Kelly Quotes

Petra Kelly Quotes.

The vision I see is not only a movement of direct democracy, of self- and co-determination and non-violence, but a movement in which politics means the power to love and the power to feel united on the spaceship Earth.
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Our motto is, ‘Be gentle and subversive.’
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We cannot feast on global resources while the world‘s poor struggle to survive on inhospitable lands.
It is as simple as that.
It is the rich who are making the world poorer.
Environment and Poverty are one crisis, not two.
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We call upon people everywhere to work for peace, to forget the quiet comfort of their homes, to leave behind their fears and feeling of powerlessness, their privileges and possessions, and join us as active participants and co-workers for peace.
Petra Kelly
These missiles [Cruise and Pershing II] represent a new generation of missiles whose deployment will help give NATO first-strike capability. With this first-strike strategy, the West believes it could attack Russian military installations with such effectiveness that serious retaliation would be impossible.
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Practically every violent conflict or social change has proved that violence unleashes violence in return.
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Power over must be replaced by shared power, by the power to do things, by the discovery of our own strength as opposed to a passive receiving of power exercised by others, often in our name.
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An industrial system predicated on the delusion of limitless expansion will, in time, consume its own basis of support.
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If there is a future, it will be Green.
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We are at a point in human evolution when human solidarity on a global scale is absolutely vital for the survival of the human species. That means understanding that … we are all co-inhabitants of this planet.
Petra Kelly