Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
- Winston Churchill
I refuse to accept the cynical notion that nation after nation must spiral down a militaristic stairway into the hell of nuclear destruction. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.
- Hannah Arendt
When men talk about defense, they always claim to be protecting women and children, but they never ask the women and children what they think.
- Pat Schroeder
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln
The finger pulls the trigger, but the trigger may also be pulling the finger.
- Leonard Berkowitz
We challenge the culture of violence when we ourselves act in the certainty that violence is no longer acceptable, that it's tired and outdated no matter how many cling to it in the stubborn belief that it still works and that it's still valid.
- Gerard Vanderhaar
A crisis is a turning point.
- Anne Lindthorst
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
The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.
- Frank Kent
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
There are three truths: my truth, your truth and the truth.
- Chinese Proverb
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
- Indira Gandhi
Human beings feel dishonor the most, sometimes, when they most deserve it.
- Mark Twain
Those for whom peace is no more than a dream are asleep to the future.