The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions.
- Robert Lynd
All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.
- Leo Tolstoy
If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity.
- John F. Kennedy
It is reasonable that every one who asks justice should do justice.
- Thomas Jefferson
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world: Indeed it's the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead
World peace is us... We are each walking agents of the vision of peace we carry inside us.
- Kathleen Vande Kieft
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
- Alfred Adler
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.
- Lord Chesterfield
I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody.
- Benjamin Franklin
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
- Lynn Johnston
The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.
- Heda Bejar
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.