„If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse, and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.“

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—  Jasper Johns American artist 1930
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„You can't be neutral on a moving train.“

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„Neutrality is not politics.“

—  Eleftherios Venizelos Greek politician 1864 - 1936
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„My standpoint is armed neutrality.“

—  Sören Kierkegaard Danish philosopher and theologian, founder of Existentialism 1813 - 1855

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