Nobody was born nonviolent. No one was born charitable. None of us comes to these things by nature but only by conversion. The first duty of the nonviolent community is helping its members...come to conversion.
- Lanza del Vasto
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
- Nelson Mandela
The bomb that fell on Hiroshima fell on America, too.
- Hermann Hagedorn
All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming it.
- Helen Keller
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
There is no time left for anything but to make peace work a dimension of our every waking activity.
- Elise Boulding
Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.
- William E. Gladstone
For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
Whenever I hear any one arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln
Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.
- Lord Chesterfield
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
Legitimacy is like the air we breathe; we only notice it when it is not there.
- Kenneth Boulding
Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.
- John Boyes
Segregation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people.
- Coretta Scott King
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.