The scriptures bid us to send forth our light and our truth and when children carry within their hearts the torch of hope, they learn the darkness yields not only to man-made fire, but to starlight, to the rising sun, and to the light of the soul.
Speech, Cleveland City Council (13 October 2003) .
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.Dennis Kucinich
I am running for President of the United States to enable the goddess of peace to encircle within her reach all the children of this country and all the children of the world.Dennis Kucinich
America stands strongest in challenging terrorism when we do not give up an inch of our civil liberties.Dennis Kucinich
You're looking at a guy who believes he can beat a rigged game.Dennis Kucinich
He (George W. 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.Dennis Kucinich
I believe sincerely that we should bring in U.N. peacekeepers and bring our troops home.Dennis Kucinich
I took the position of organizing 126 Democrats who voted against the Iraq war resolution. And I happen to think it was the right position. Today we're faced with over 500 casualties, a cost of over $200 billion, and it could rise the casualties could go into the thousands and the costs could go over a half trillion if we stay there for years, as a number of people on this stage intend to see happen.Dennis Kucinich
I hold in my heart that rebellious spirit of youth that demands change.Dennis Kucinich
The PATRIOT Act allows Federal agents to look at public and university library patron circulation records, books checked out, magazines consulted, all subject to government scrutiny. There used to be a time in this country when we were worried whether our young people knew how to read. Now some in our government are more worried that government agents be able to find out what people are reading.Dennis Kucinich
The center has shifted in our politics. I'm really at the center. And all the other candidates are to the right of me.Dennis Kucinich
I think we have to get rid of nuclear weapons. The idea that somehow by having nuclear weapons you make the world a safer place is essentially insane.Dennis Kucinich