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
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
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
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 do not inherit the earth from our fathers. We borrow it from our children.
- David Bower
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
- Mark Twain
There is no time left for anything but to make peace work a dimension of our every waking activity.
- Elise Boulding
What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
- Havelock Ellis
Those for whom peace is no more than a dream are asleep to the future.
- Jack DuVall
We have met the enemy, and he is us.
- Walt Kelly
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
- Thomas Merton
The only final good is the quality of human life.
- Kenneth Boulding
Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.
- John Boyes
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.