Legitimacy is like the air we breathe; we only notice it when it is not there.
- Kenneth Boulding
There are three truths: my truth, your truth and the truth.
- Chinese Proverb
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
- John F. Kennedy
You can no more win a war than win an earthquake.
- Jeanette Rankin
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
The besetting sin of most clever people is that it is much easier to say clever things than true ones.
- Kenneth Boulding
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
- Thomas Edison
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
Empathy is the biggest negotiation tool. I must try to understand where the other person's coming from to make points for my side.
- Lee Ducat
We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Luciano de Crescenzo
War stirs in men's hearts the mud of their worst instincts. It puts a premium on violence, nourishes hatred, and gives free rein to cupidity. It crushes the weak, exalts the unworthy, and bolsters tyranny.
- Charles DeGaulle
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
Men are so accustomed to maintaining external order by violence that they cannot conceive of life being possible without violence.
- Leo Tolstoy
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
- Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Peace is the work of justice indirectly, in so far as justice removes the obstacles to peace; but it is the work of charity (love) directly, since charity, according to its very notion, causes peace.