49 Quotes About Solidarity

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Finding a way to experience peace in the world is something that is rare to find. These quotes about solidarity are inspiring and encouraging to read.

“A free economy and strong communities honor the dignity of every person, rewarding effort with justice, promoting upward mobility, and building solidarity among citizens.”

“A typical guy who buys organic food doesn’t really buy it in order to be healthy; he buys it to regain a kind of solidarity as the one who really cares about nature. He buys a certain ideological stance.”

“As more people of color raise our consciousness and refuse to be pitted against one another, the forces of neo-colonial white supremacist domination must work harder to divide and conquer.”

“Here beyond men’s judgments all covenants were brittle.”

“I don’t believe in charity. I believe in solidarity. Charity is so vertical. It goes from the top to the bottom. Solidarity is horizontal. It respects the other person. I have a lot to learn from other people.”

“I know of no great men except those who have rendered great service to the human race.”

“I think humor is a really important way of creating solidarity – like, through humor you can make people realize that certain situations, where they thought they were alone, are actually shared by everyone.”

“If solidarity is unity of purpose or togetherness, how to span this great divide of inequality, privilege, universal rights, political agency, and even our seeing things completely differently?”

“If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.”

“If the workers of the world want to win, all they have to do is recognize their own solidarity. They have nothing to do but fold their arms and the world will stop. The workers are more powerful with their hands in their pockets than all the property of the capitalists.”

“If we know, then we must fight for your life as though it were our own-which it is-and render impassable with our bodies the corridors to the gas chamber. For if they come for you in the morning, they will be coming for us that night.”

“If you did go to high school and then college, there’s definitely a solidarity with someone that is from your hometown and knows your mom, and all that stuff. There’s this weird politeness that we have, as a society.”

“In fact, effective solidarity with the poor, both individual persons and entire nations, is indispensable for the construction of peace.”

“In God becoming human in Jesus Christ, God has established solidarity with the human condition.”

“Most humbling of all is to comprehend the lifesaving gift that your pit crew of people has been for you, and all the experiences you have shared, the journeys together, the collaborations, births and deaths, divorces, rehab, and vacations, the solidarity you have shown one another.”

“Nature compels us to recognize the fact of mutual dependence, each life necessarily helping the other lives who are linked to it. In the very fibers of our being, we bear within ourselves the fact of the solidarity of life.”

“One of the main points about travelling is to develop in us a feeling of solidarity, of that oneness without which no better world is possible.”

“Primate and elephant and even pig societies show considerable evidence of care for others, parent-child bonding, solidarity in the face of danger, and so on.”

“Solidarity does not assume that our struggles are the same struggles, or that our pain is the same pain, or that our hope is for the same future.”

“Solidarity is a beautiful word because it means that you reach out to those who are different from you and who have to cope with different circumstances because we recognize that we all share the same human needs and same values.”

“Solidarity is based on the principle that we are willing to put ourselves at risk to protect each other.”

“Solidarity is not a feeling of vague compassion or shallow distress at the misfortunes of so many people, both near and far.”

“Solidarity is not a matter of sentiment but a fact, cold and impassive as the granite foundations of a skyscraper.”

“Solidarity is not an act of charity, but mutual aid between forces fighting for the same objective.”

“Sometimes an alien would stand with a moose, not because of solidarity, but because of accidentally doing it.”

“The basis of love that most people share is the intimacy they developed with their partners, the intensity of their attraction, or the similarity of their thought patterns.”

“The family is the building block for whatever solidarity there is in society.”

“The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.”

“The healing power of even the most microscopic exchange with someone who knows in a flash precisely what you’re talking about because she experienced that thing too cannot be overestimated.”

“The most important word in the language of the working class is “solidarity.””

“The problem is politics is made a sport, almost as much a sport as football or baseball. When it comes to politics, adults and politicians do more finger-pointing and play more games than children ever do.”

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and starting on the first one.”

“There is no power in the world that can stop the forward march of free men and women when they are joined in the solidarity of human brotherhood.”

“There is no stability without solidarity and no solidarity without stability.”

“Too often we participate in the globalization of indifference. May we strive instead to live global solidarity.”

“Unsettling emotions are capable of messing up the most beautiful minds in this world.”

“We are all one family in the world. Building a community that empowers everyone to attain their full potential through each of us respecting each other’s dignity, rights and responsibilities makes the world a better place to live.”

“We live in a time of global transformation. The power on Earth no longer lies with the forces of imperialistic globalisation, but with those groups who are now connecting with the forces of transformation.”

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”

“We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.”

“We should be less concerned about hurting the feelings of the oppressors and more concerned about standing in solidarity with the oppressed.”

“We want from here to express our solidarity and our support to all the victims of these acts of terrorism and their family members. We reiterate our complete, emphatic rejection of all forms of violence and all forms of terrorism.”

“We’ve all seen the power music has to spread messages of solidarity and hope.”

“We’ve got to face the fact that some people say you fight fire best with fire, but we say you put fire out best with water. We say you don’t fight racism with racism. We’re gonna fight racism with solidarity.”

“What is the purpose of wealth if it cannot serve an ideal that enhances humanity and betters the lives of the people, even if that means those we have never met before in our lives?”

“What solidarity we do find exists despite the society, against all its realities, as an unending struggle between the innate decency of man and the innate indecency of the society.”

“Why is it that right-wing bastards always stand shoulder to shoulder in solidarity, while liberals fall out among themselves?”

“You can’t always be demanding solidarity from others and then refuse to show it yourself.”

“You don’t fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.”

The only future worth building is that to which we work together to achieve.