Berrigan, Daniel

Daniel Berrigan
1 June 2016Feature

Words of wisdom from the late Daniel Berrigan

Radical priest Daniel Berrigan speaking at a Witness Against Torture event held on December 18th, 2008 in the Lower East Side (New York City). Source: Thomas Good / NLN

1) Don’t be afraid to be afraid or appalled to be appalled. How do you think the redwoods feel these days, or the whales, or, for that matter, most humans?

2) Generally speaking, when asked to speak, be silent; when asked to shut up, accede on the instant.

3) Keep your soul to yourself. (Soul is…