As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.
- Marian Anderson
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
- Albert Einstein
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Augustine of Hippo
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
A leader who does not hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
- Golda Meir
I believe we are on the edge of a quantum leap into a whole new way of organizing and living as a human family.
- Mairead Corrigan Maguire
Murder and capital punishment are not opposites that cancel one another, but similars that breed their kind. It is the deed that teaches not the name we give it.
- George Bernard Shaw
If it were proved to me that in making war, my ideal had a chance of being realized, I would still say "No" to war. For one does not create human society on mounds of corpses.
- Louis Lecoin
World peace is us... We are each walking agents of the vision of peace we carry inside us.
- Kathleen Vande Kieft
In the case of highly complex realities...ignorance, if not bliss, is at least cheap.
- Kenneth Boulding
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
- Havelock Ellis
Aye, fight! But not your neighbor. Fight rather all the things that cause you and your neighbor to fight.
- Mikhail Naim
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
- George Orwell
The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.
- Hannah Arendt
No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger that its weakest people, and as long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you might otherwise.