If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
- David Hume
To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice.
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
- Albert Einstein
War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
- Thomas Mann
No man is an island entire of itself ... any man's death diminishes me because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
- John Donne
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
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and errors, its successes and setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
- Dag Hammarskjold
If it were proved to me that in making war, my ideal had a chance of being realized, I would still say "No" to war. For one does not create human society on mounds of corpses.
- Louis Lecoin
What good is a house, if you haven't got a decent planet to put it on?
- Henry David Thoreau
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
- Lynn Johnston
When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.
- Nelson Mandela
The finger pulls the trigger, but the trigger may also be pulling the finger.
- Leonard Berkowitz
You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
- Malcolm X
Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.