If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity.
- John F. Kennedy
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it stands than to anything on which it is poured.
Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.
- Max Lucado
A solid rock is not disturbed by the wind; even so, a wise person is not agitated by praise or blame.
Non-violence is not inaction. It is not discussion. It is not for the timid or weak...Non-violence is hard work. It is the willingness to sacrifice. It is the patience to win.
- Cesar Chavez
The besetting sin of most clever people is that it is much easier to say clever things than true ones.
- Kenneth Boulding
Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
Let all bear in mind that a society is judged not so much by the standards attained by its more affluent and privileged members as by the quality of life which it is able to assure for its weakest members.
- H.E. Javier Perez de Cuellar
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
Violence just hurts those who are already hurt...Instead of exposing the brutality of the oppressor, it justifies it.
- Cesar Chavez
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela
While seeking revenge, dig two graves -- one for yourself.
- Doug Horton
We do not inherit the earth from our fathers. We borrow it from our children.
- David Bower
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.