In the case of highly complex realities...ignorance, if not bliss, is at least cheap.
- Kenneth Boulding
Many oppressors are also oppressed. Nonviolent confrontation is the only confrontation that allows us to respond realistically to such complexity.
- Jane Meyerding
The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Any city, however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich; these are at war with one another.
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller
Peace we want because there is another war to fight against poverty, disease and ignorance.
- Indira Gandhi
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off.
- Karl Kraus
And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
- Isaiah 2:4
When men talk about defense, they always claim to be protecting women and children, but they never ask the women and children what they think.
- Pat Schroeder
When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.
- Nelson Mandela
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Information is the currency of democracy.
- Thomas Jefferson
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein
There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.
- A.J. Muste
We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.