Looking for quotes on solidarity? We have rounded up the best collection of solidarity quotes, sayings, captions, (with images and pictures) to encourage to be united for a common interest on humanity and welfare of all.
Unity is strength and powerful. Being in solidarity for a common cause of greater good is what will make you strong as a person, community and team.
What Does Solidarity Mean?
Solidarity means unity or agreement of a group/community or class of people based on community of interests, objectives, and standards. Well we all have heard the phrase, unity is the best policy. And yes it is. The power of solidarity is always more than a power of an individual.
Whenever there is a situation of crisis, it is easier to tackle it if we think and act together like a family, community, state or country. These encouraging quotes will throw light on importance of being united and work in a group.
“No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.” – Aesop
“Solidarity forever! For the union makes us strong.” – Ralph Chaplin
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller
“Upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.” – Alexander The Great
“Solidarity is not discovered by reflection but created.” – Richard M. Rorty
“Unity to be real must stand the severest strain without breaking.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“We don’t need unity in theory, we need solidarity in practice.” – Curious George Brigade
“There is no true peace without fairness, truth, justice, and solidarity.” – Pope John Paul II
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“Together we imagine a circle of compassion with no one standing outside of it.” – Unknown
“The most important word in the language of the working class is ‘solidarity.’” – Harry Bridges
“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
“You don’t fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity.” – Bobby Seale
“There is no stability without solidarity and no solidarity without stability.” – Jose Manuel Barroso
“Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.” – Sally Koch
“Let us stand in solidarity, not to a specific country, race or religion but rather to humanity.” – David Vox
“We must indeed all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.” – Benjamin Franklin
“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is a success.” – Henry Ford
“The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.” – Albert Schweitzer
“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity!” – Psalm 13 3:1 (Bible Verses)
“The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others.” – Albert Schweitzer
“If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.” – Malcolm X
“Solidarity is what we all must together work to achieve. I can’t imagine a better proclamation for today.” – Ray Keck
“The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern.” – Proverbs 29:7 (Bible Verse)
“Solidarity is not an act of charity, but mutual aid between forces fighting for the same objective.” – Samora Machel
“Solidarity is based on the principle that we are willing to put ourselves at risk to protect each other.” – Starhawk
“There will be no equity without solidarity. There will be no justice without a social movement.” – Joia Mukherjee
“Whenever one person stands up and says, “wait a minute, this is wrong,” it helps other people to do the same.” – Gloria Steinem
“Individual actions may seem insignificant but together the small steps of many people can have an astonishing impact.” – Unknown
“It isn’t enough to talk about peace one must believe in it and it isn’t enough to believe in it one must work at it.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
“He who once became aware of the power of Solidarity and who breathed the air of freedom will not be crushed.” – Lech Walesa
“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” – Nelson Mandela
“We have to promote human solidarity, avoid indifference, and play a part with society in the solution of the problem of violence.” – Shakira
“If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.” – Socrates
“We, the human race need to raise our puny fists at the absurd cruelty of life, if only to remind one another we are not alone in our pain or in our perceptions.” – Rita Maa Brown
“The purpose of human life is to serve and to show “With solidarity, you will be more talented and handier, you will be taller and stronger, faster and wiser!” – Mehmet Murat ildan
“When the sense of solidarity has been developed to such a point that each one feels the cause of all others as his own, we shall be drawing near to international and to social peace.” – Ellen Key
“When you offer solidarity, and allow yourself to receive it, you are seen and heard and understood. And you’re standing with the ones who are tired and valiant and longing for connection.” – Unknown
Quotes For Solidarity
When injustice in society happens, like racial discriminations, gender inequality, war, etc. we can together combat the situation when we all stand in solidarity for a cause which will help the society.
From ancient times we see, when people come together and be united in their ideals, acts, and beliefs, then a new era comes. These quotes will inspire you to be act united against all adversities and come out as a winner against the evil.
“True solidarity is only possible among the solitary.” – Jose Bergamin
“The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other people.” – Aristotle
“Solidarity and competitiveness are the two sides of a European coin.” – Angela Merkel
“Sometimes we find the sweetest solidarity in the midst of solitude.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones
“Nobody likes to be substituted but solidarity with the team always comes first.” – Didier Drogba
“Solidarity became the symbol of this fight and a worldwide symbol of freedom.” – Horst Koehler
“I ask all people of goodwill to help build a culture of encounter, solidarity and peace.” – Pope Francis
“I don’t want your love and light if it doesn’t come with solidarity and action.” – Rachel Elizabeth Cargle
“Every human being is called to solidarity in a world battling between life and death.” – Ignacio Ellacuria
“You can’t always be demanding solidarity from others and then refuse to show it yourself.” – Martin Schulz
“We must speak our minds openly, debate our disagreements honestly, but always pursue solidarity.” – Donald Trump
“Helping one person might not change the whole world, but it could change the world for one person.” – Unknown
“A sense of solidarity among fifteen-to-thirty-year-olds would be a menace to civilized society even in the best of times.” – Steven Pinker
“We must bring a message of solidarity, of mutual respect and, above all, of hope. Business cannot afford to be seen as the problem.” – Kofi Annan
“In fact, effective solidarity with the poor, both individual persons and entire nations, is indispensable for the construction of peace.” – Claudio Hummes
“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.” – Walter Reuther
“Solidarity between women can be a powerful force of change and can influence future development in ways favorable not only to women but also to men.” – Nawal El-Saadawi
“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.” – Unknown
“On International Human Solidarity Day, let us emphasize the role of human solidarity in building lives of dignity for all on a healthy planet. We must work together to achieve the SDGs and secure the future we want.” – Ban Ki-moon
“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 involves commitment, and work, as well as the recognition that even if we do not have the same feelings, or the same lives, or the same bodies, we do live on common ground.” – Sara Ahmed
Inspirational Quotes For Solidarity
Standing in Solidarity symbolizes our unity in diversity and is key to achieving peace in the world.
International Human Solidarity Day on December 20, is a key day to remind governments of their commitments to international agreements.
“We rise by lifting others.” – Unknown
“If you want peace work for justice.” – Pope Paul VI
“Unity without verity is no better than conspiracy.” – John Trapp
“A people cannot exist if there is no social solidarity.” – Ariel Sharon
“I don’t believe in charity. I believe in solidarity.” – Eduardo Galeano
“What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.” – Aristotle
“Out of the fires of desperation burn hope and solidarity.” – Sharan Burrow
“We need solidarity. This is a union town, and it’s time to show that.” – Bob Rose
“We are only as strong as we are united as weak as we are divided.” – J.K. Rowling
“Solidarity was the best thing which happened in the 20th century.” – Mikheil Saakashvili
“Solidarity was the movement that turned the direction of history, I think.” – Jeane Kirkapatrick
“It is wonderful to be in solidarity with another big group of people.” – Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood
“The family is the building block for whatever solidarity there is in society.” – William Ruckelshaus
“Solidarity members joined in at midnight. There are no formal offers at this point.” – Reint Dykema
“Today is a day of pain and mourning and solidarity with the families who lost loved ones.” – Jose Bono
“We must not be afraid of solidarity; rather let us make all we have and are available to God.” – Pope Francis
“Sometimes an alien would stand with a moose, not because of solidarity, but because of accidentally doing it.” – Tao Lin
“Empathize but don’t sacrifice your happiness to show solidarity. Else you will remain in dark zones everyday.” – Unknown
“Without a single shot we’ve managed to liberate the world of communism but now there is a need for a global solidarity.” – Lech Walesa
“I’m so proud of our members. The overwhelming unity and solidarity of the machinist union membership won this strike.” – Mark Blondin
“We respect you, admire you, and we are expressing our full solidarity with the Venezuelan people and your revolution.” – Harry Belafonte
“Only a fool would try to deprive working men and working women of their right to join the union of their choice.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower
“A long time ago I learned not to explain things to people. It misleads them into thinking they’re entitled to know everything I do.” – Unknown
“The solidarity of this administration will hinge upon continued cooperation from all city employees and positive input from the citizens.” – Mayor Espy
“Let us celebrate the occasion of International Human Solidarity Day by celebrating unity in diversity because despite our differences we all are one.” – Unknown
“It’s important to show solidarity for a child, no matter what. It’s important for a child to be raised in a situation where she sees love, solidarity, commitment and honor.” – Joe Nichols
“The working class owes all honor and respect to the first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry.” – Ralph Chaplin, American Activist
“But let us teach solidarity, walking with the victims, serving and loving. I offer this for you to consider – downward mobility. And I would say in this enterprise there is a great deal of hope.” – Dean Brackley, S.J.
“What if we didn’t separate people into “ours” or “yours? These are statements of ownership that create separateness and possessiveness when what the world really needs is oneness and solidarity, to stand together as one instead of apart as many.” – Unknown
“Man is only a moral being because he lives in society, since morality consists in solidarity with the group, and varies according to that solidarity. Cause all social life to vanish, and moral life would vanish at the same time, having no object to cling to.” – Emile Durkheim
“Solidarity is not the same as support. To experience solidarity, we must have a community of interests, shared beliefs and goals around which to unite, to build Sisterhood. Support can be occasional. It can be given and just as easily withdrawn. Solidarity requires sustained, ongoing commitment.” – Bell Hooks
“Solidarity is not a feeling of vague compassion or shallow distress at the misfortunes of so many people, both near and far. On the contrary, it is a firm and persevering determination to commit oneself to the common good; that is to say to the good of all and of each individual because we are all really responsible for all.” – Pope John Paul II
“Let us encourage the generosity which is typical of the young and help them to work actively in building a better world. Youth do not solely need material things. Above all, they need to have those non-material values which are the spiritual heart of a people … spirituality, generosity, solidarity, perseverance, fraternity, and joy.” – Pope Francis
“I say solidarity is knowing the future is long and wide, with room for everyone on earth to enter. I say it’s taking the long view of the job. Helping you onto the wall, so you can reach down and pull me up. Lifting you into the tree, so you can shake down peaches for two. That solidarity is a two-way street, fires burning at both ends, and the only well in the middle.” — Aurora Levins Morales
“Solidarity is not a matter of altruism. Solidarity comes from the inability to tolerate the affront to our own integrity of passive or active collaboration in the oppression of others, and from the deep recognition of our most expansive self-interest. From the recognition that, like it or not, our liberation is bound up with that of every other being on the planet, and that politically, spiritually, in our heart of hearts we know anything else is unaffordable.” – Aurora Levins Morales
These famous quotes are collected from various sources, books, by famous authors, poets, leaders, politicians, spiritual gurus, who inspire you to be united for the greater good of human kind.
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