If it were proved to me that in making war, my ideal had a chance of being realized, I would still say "No" to war. For one does not create human society on mounds of corpses.
- Louis Lecoin
An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.
- Albert Einstein
When we yield to discouragement it is usually because we give too much thought to the past and to the future.
- Therese of Lisieux
When men talk about defense, they always claim to be protecting women and children, but they never ask the women and children what they think.
- Pat Schroeder
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Augustine of Hippo
No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger that its weakest people, and 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 might otherwise.
- Marian Anderson
Aggressive conduct, if allowed to go unchecked and unchallenged, ultimately leads to war.
- John F. Kennedy
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.
- Malcolm X
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it stands than to anything on which it is poured.
Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters.
- African Proverb
If you torture data sufficiently, it will confess to almost anything.
- Fred Menger
Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
- Nelson Mandela
The pioneers of a warless world are the young men (and women) who refuse military service.