Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
The bomb that fell on Hiroshima fell on America, too.
- Hermann Hagedorn
People try nonviolence for a week and when it doesn't 'work' they go back to violence, which hasn't worked for centuries.
- Theodore Roszak
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
- Bertrand Russell
Peace begins when the hungry are fed.
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict -- alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
- Dorothy Thompson
Very few people chose war. They chose selfishness and the result was war. Each of us, individually and nationally, must choose: total love or total war.
- Dave Dellinger
For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
There are only two families in the world, as my grandmother used to say: the haves and the have-nots
- Sancho Panza
You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
- Malcolm X
There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.
- A.J. Muste
Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
- William Blake
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
- Nelson Mandela
If you succumb to the temptation of using violence in the struggle, unborn generations will be the recipients of a long and desolate night of bitterness, and your chief legacy to the future will be an endless reign of meaningless chaos.