We are going to have to find ways of organizing ourselves cooperatively, sanely, scientifically, harmonically and in regenerative spontaneity with the rest of humanity around the earth.
- Buckminster Fuller
The pioneers of a warless world are the young men (and women) who refuse military service.
- Albert Einstein
Don't ever let them pull you down so low as to hate them. (also cited as: I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.)
- Booker T. Washington
I believe we are on the edge of a quantum leap into a whole new way of organizing and living as a human family.
- Mairead Corrigan Maguire
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
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
- William Shakespeare
If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
- Joan Baez
The cause of violence is not ignorance. It is self-interest. ... Only reverence can restrain violence -- reverence for human life and the environment.
- William Sloan Coffin, Jr.
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
Sensitivity to the immense needs of humanity brings with it a spontaneous rejection of the arms race, which is incompatible with the all out struggle against hunger, sickness, under-development and illiteracy.
- Pope John Paul II
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
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
- Havelock Ellis
There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.
- A.J. Muste
Non-cooperation is a measure of discipline and sacrifice, and it demands respect for the opposite views.