I have invented something which...I have been calling "Senesh's Law" -- That if you can't teach it to the second grade it probably isn't true.
- Kenneth Boulding
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
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
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.
- Jonathan Kozol
We have met the enemy, and he is us.
- Walt Kelly
The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela
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
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of humans as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is not safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off.
- Karl Kraus
Gandhi once declared that it was his wife who unwittingly taught him the effectiveness of nonviolence. Who better than women should know that battles can be won without resort to physical strength?
- Barbara Deming
There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.
- Cesar Chavez
As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.