You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
- Malcolm X
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
- George Bernard Shaw
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
- John F. Kennedy
The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
- George Washington
Human beings feel dishonor the most, sometimes, when they most deserve it.
- Mark Twain
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie
We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Luciano de Crescenzo
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off.
- Karl Kraus
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy
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
I have invented something which...I have been calling "Senesh's Law" -- That if you can't teach it to the second grade it probably isn't true.
- Kenneth Boulding
Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.