The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and errors, its successes and setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
- Dag Hammarskjold
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
- Albert Einstein
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
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
- Thomas Carlyle
Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
- William Blake
The besetting sin of most clever people is that it is much easier to say clever things than true ones.
- Kenneth Boulding
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
- George Orwell
We do not inherit the earth from our fathers. We borrow it from our children.
- David Bower
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict -- alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
- Dorothy Thompson
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller
I expect to pass through this world but once, therefore any good that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall not come this way again.
- Stephen Grellett
The finger pulls the trigger, but the trigger may also be pulling the finger.
- Leonard Berkowitz
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
The first principle of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating.
- Cesar Chavez
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.