You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
- Albert Einstein
Many oppressors are also oppressed. Nonviolent confrontation is the only confrontation that allows us to respond realistically to such complexity.
- Jane Meyerding
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
- Indira Gandhi
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
- Anita Koddick
I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody.
- Benjamin Franklin
I plan to stand by nonviolence, because I have found it to be a philosophy of life that regulates not only my dealings in the struggle for racial justice, but also my dealings with people, and with my own self.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
- Thomas Mann
The arms race can kill, though the weapons themselves may never be used...by their cost alone, armaments kill the poor by causing them to starve.
- Vatican statement to the U.N.
The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
- Mark Twain
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
- Heinz Pagels
Those for whom peace is no more than a dream are asleep to the future.
- Jack DuVall
Peace is an environment where conflicts are resolved without violence, where people are free, not exploited, living so they can grow to their full potential.
- Gerard Vanderhaar
Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.
- Max Lucado
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.