The besetting sin of most clever people is that it is much easier to say clever things than true ones.
- Kenneth Boulding
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
- Nelson Mandela
Segregation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people.
- Coretta Scott King
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Augustine of Hippo
Nonviolence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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 otherwise might.
- Marian Anderson
We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Luciano de Crescenzo
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
- Albert Camus
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The ugliest is that man who thinks nothing is worth fighting and dying for and lets men better and braver than himself protect him.
- John Stuart Mill
If we divide reality into two camps the violent and the nonviolent and stand in one camp while attacking the other, the world will never have peace.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
There are three truths: my truth, your truth and the truth.
- Chinese Proverb
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller
There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.
- Cesar Chavez
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of humans as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is not safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller
Peace we want because there is another war to fight against poverty, disease and ignorance.