War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
- Thomas Mann
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
- John F. Kennedy
A leader who does not hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
- Golda Meir
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
- Bertrand Russell
The pens which write against disarmament are made with the same steel from which guns are made.
- Aristide Briand
The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
- Mark Twain
An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.
- Albert Einstein
Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
- Oscar Arias
We have a common oppressor, a common exploiter and a common discriminator. But once we realize that we have a common enemy, then we can unite--on the basis of what we have in common.
- Malcolm X
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
Any city, however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich; these are at war with one another.
In separateness lies the world's great misery; in compassion lies the world's true strength.
- Siddhartha Gautama
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
- Lynn Johnston
Legitimacy is like the air we breathe; we only notice it when it is not there.