Very few people chose war. They chose selfishness and the result was war. Each of us, individually and nationally, must choose: total love or total war.
- Dave Dellinger
Gandhi once declared that it was his wife who unwittingly taught him the effectiveness of nonviolence. Who better than women should know that battles can be won without resort to physical strength?
- Barbara Deming
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
Sensitivity to the immense needs of humanity brings with it a spontaneous rejection of the arms race, which is incompatible with the all out struggle against hunger, sickness, under-development and illiteracy.
- Pope John Paul II
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
- George Washington
The bomb that fell on Hiroshima fell on America, too.
- Hermann Hagedorn
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
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
- Charles Darwin
Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
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
We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
- William E. Gladstone
Compromise does not mean cowardice.
- John F. Kennedy
If you want peace, work for justice.
- Pope Paul VI
You can no more win a war than win an earthquake.
- Jeanette Rankin
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids both rich and poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.