"I plead for conservation of human culture, which is much more fragile than nature herself. We needn't destroy other cultures with the force of our own."
"God's forgiveness allows us to be honest with ourselves. We recognize our imperfections, admit our failures, and plead to God for clemency."
"If acknowledging that racial misgivings and misunderstandings are still a part of politics and life in America, I plead guilty."
"With reasonable men, I will reason with humane men I will plead but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost."