William Sloane Coffin Quotes

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I'm Not OK, You're Not OK—and That's OK.
— William Sloane Coffin


I love the recklessness of faith.  First you leap, and then you grow wings.
— William Sloane Coffin Credo


For like nothing else in the world, hope arouses a passion for the possible.


The woman most in need of liberation is the woman in every man and the man in every woman.
— William Sloane Coffin

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There are three kinds of patriots, two bad, one good.  The bad ones are the uncritical lovers and the loveless critics.  Good patriots carry on a lover's quarrel with their country.
— William Sloane Coffin Credo


Nationalism at the expense of another nation, is just as wicked as racism at the expense of another race.  In other word, good patriots are not nationalists.  A nationalist is a bad patriot.
— William Sloane Coffin Credo

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