What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
- Andre Gide
When you give food to the poor, they call you a saint. When you ask why the poor have no food, they call you a communist.
- Helder Camara
When we yield to discouragement it is usually because we give too much thought to the past and to the future.
- Therese of Lisieux
Prosperity is the best protector of principle.
- Mark Twain
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
- Alfred Adler
I believe we are on the edge of a quantum leap into a whole new way of organizing and living as a human family.
- Mairead Corrigan Maguire
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
Whenever I hear any one arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln
Nationalism is an infantile sickness. It is the measles of the human race.
- Albert Einstein
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
We are convinced that non-violence is more powerful than violence. We are convinced that non-violence supports you if you have a just and moral cause... If you use violence, you have to sell part of yourself for that violence.
- Cesar Chavez
All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming it.
- Helen Keller
We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.