Change comes not from men and women changing their minds, but from the change from one generation to the next.
- J. K. Galbraith
The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.
- Heda Bejar
Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them more.
- Oscar Wilde
Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.
- Max Lucado
Non-cooperation is a measure of discipline and sacrifice, and it demands respect for the opposite views.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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
The first principle of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating.
- Cesar Chavez
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
- George Orwell
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
The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war.
- Vera Brittain
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln
The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
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
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
I plan to stand by nonviolence, because I have found it to be a philosophy of life that regulates not only my dealings in the struggle for racial justice, but also my dealings with people, and with my own self.