It is reasonable that every one who asks justice should do justice.
- Thomas Jefferson
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
- Andre Gide
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
- Winston Churchill
The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
- Steven King
The first principle of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating.
- Cesar Chavez
Let all bear in mind that a society is judged not so much by the standards attained by its more affluent and privileged members as by the quality of life which it is able to assure for its weakest members.
- H.E. Javier Perez de Cuellar
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
You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.
- Rwandan Proverb
We must improve our talk/do ratio.
- Stewart Brand
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
- Henry David Thoreau
The...human race is characterized by efforts to get along much more than by violent disputes, although it's the latter that make the history books. Violence is actually exceptional. The human race has survived because of cooperation.
- Gerard Vanderhaar
Don't be afraid of opposition. Remember, a kite rises against -- not with -- the wind.
- Hamilton Mabie
The human mind likes a strange idea as little as the body likes a strange protein and resists it with a similar energy.
- W.H. Beveridge
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
- Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.