You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
- Albert Einstein
When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
- Colleen C. Barrett
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
- Elie Weisel
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
We are convinced that non-violence is more powerful than violence. We are convinced that non-violence supports you if you have a just and moral cause... If you use violence, you have to sell part of yourself for that violence.
- Cesar Chavez
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt
If you torture data sufficiently, it will confess to almost anything.
- Fred Menger
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
- John F. Kennedy
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
- William Ralph Inge
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied: "The bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; that's fair." In these words he epitomized the history of the human race.
- Bertrand Russell
The finger pulls the trigger, but the trigger may also be pulling the finger.
- Leonard Berkowitz
If we divide reality into two camps the violent and the nonviolent and stand in one camp while attacking the other, the world will never have peace.