Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.
- Susan B. Anthony
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids both rich and poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
- Anatole France
The soul of our country needs to be awakened... When leaders act contrary to conscience, we must act contrary to leaders.
- Veterans Fast for Life
Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
- William Ralph Inge
Don't ever let them pull you down so low as to hate them. (also cited as: I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.)
- Booker T. Washington
If you want peace, work for justice.
- Pope Paul VI
In separateness lies the world's great misery; in compassion lies the world's true strength.
- Siddhartha Gautama
Many oppressors are also oppressed. Nonviolent confrontation is the only confrontation that allows us to respond realistically to such complexity.
- Jane Meyerding
There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.
- A.J. Muste
Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein
I refuse to accept the cynical notion that nation after nation must spiral down a militaristic stairway into the hell of nuclear destruction. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions.
- Robert Lynd
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and errors, its successes and setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
- Dag Hammarskjold
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.