The first thing to be disrupted by our commitment to nonviolence will be not the system but our own lives.
- James Douglass
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
- Nelson Mandela
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
- Abraham Lincoln
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
- Marcus Aurelius
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
- John F. Kennedy
Whenever I hear any one arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln
Nonviolence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
We declare our right on this earth...to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary.
- Malcolm X
And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
- Isaiah 2:4
We do not inherit the earth from our fathers. We borrow it from our children.
- David Bower
If we divide reality into two camps the violent and the nonviolent and stand in one camp while attacking the other, the world will never have peace.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein
What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
- Bertrand Russell
Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.