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.
- Abraham Lincoln
Mankind will never win lasting peace so long as men use their full resources only in tasks of war. While we are yet at peace, let us mobilize...the moral and spiritual potentialities...which we usually reserve for war.
- John Foster Dulles
The longer we listen to one another -- with real attention -- the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions.
- Barbara Deming
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
- Lynn Johnston
Men are so accustomed to maintaining external order by violence that they cannot conceive of life being possible without violence.
- Leo Tolstoy
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.
- Septima Poinsette Clark
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
- David Hume
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
If you want peace, work for justice.
- Pope Paul VI
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
- Winston Churchill
We have met the enemy, and he is us.
- Walt Kelly
Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.
- Max Lucado
The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein
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.