I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.
- Malcolm X
The first principle of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating.
- Cesar Chavez
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
- Desmond Tutu
Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters.
- African Proverb
We must improve our talk/do ratio.
- Stewart Brand
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
We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives, that it is inside ourselves.
- Albert Camus
If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
- Joan Baez
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
- William Ralph Inge
You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.
- Rwandan Proverb
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
- Alfred Adler
Nonviolence which is a quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
If we divide reality into two camps the violent and the nonviolent and stand in one camp while attacking the other, the world will never have peace.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it stands than to anything on which it is poured.
The besetting sin of most clever people is that it is much easier to say clever things than true ones.