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
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
- Heinz Pagels
If you torture data sufficiently, it will confess to almost anything.
- Fred Menger
No one is so foolish as to prefer to peace, war, in which, instead of sons burying their fathers, fathers bury their sons.
When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
- Colleen C. Barrett
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy
The human mind likes a strange idea as little as the body likes a strange protein and resists it with a similar energy.
- W.H. Beveridge
Peace begins when the hungry are fed.
Historians are among the major enemies of the human race, interested only in the glorification of war and the despicable concept of national greatness.
- Kenneth Boulding
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
It belongs to the very substance of nonviolence never to destroy or damage another person's feeling of self worth, even an opponent's. We all need, constantly, an advance of trust and affirmation.
- Bernard Haring
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
- Albert Camus
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Augustine of Hippo
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
Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, but you refuse to hate him.