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Published on May 26th, 2013 | by Yellow Magpie

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Edward James Olmos Quotes: Commander William Adama’s Take

Edward James Olmos Quotes Photo By Chad Forbes

Here is Yellow Magpie’s pick of the very best Edward James Olmos quotes.

‘I believe that Gandhi was correct. Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring about change that allows people to enjoy the change and not get killed in the process.’

‘A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return. That’s how simple it is to be a saint. Try it! Try being a saint.’

‘You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it.’

‘Education is the key. But it’s the kind of education that we teach that is the key. We don’t have it.’

Edward James Olmos Quotes In 2006 Photo By Chad Forbes

‘There are nuclear weapons in China, Iran, Korea and Pakistan. It wouldn’t take much to send a couple of warheads off on this planet somewhere that would cause a lot of environmental damage, then if you have got someone who wants to retaliate you have real problems.’

‘Right now, the Anglo people are desperately trying to hold on to the United States, like they tried to hold on to Africa.’

‘There is no way that we know what is going on between the African American and the Asian American. We don’t understand what an Indigenous American is. We don’t understand what a Latino American is.’

‘Education is a vaccine for violence.’

‘We don’t have as much prejudice as we did 40 years ago, but today it is more educated.’

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