If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
- Joan Baez
You can no more win a war than win an earthquake.
- Jeanette Rankin
If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity.
- John F. Kennedy
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
Men are so accustomed to maintaining external order by violence that they cannot conceive of life being possible without violence.
- Leo Tolstoy
Non-cooperation is a measure of discipline and sacrifice, and it demands respect for the opposite views.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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
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.
- General Omar Bradley
Let all bear in mind that a society is judged not so much by the standards attained by its more affluent and privileged members as by the quality of life which it is able to assure for its weakest members.
- H.E. Javier Perez de Cuellar
The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.
- Frank Kent
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
Gandhi once declared that it was his wife who unwittingly taught him the effectiveness of nonviolence. Who better than women should know that battles can be won without resort to physical strength?
- Barbara Deming
People try nonviolence for a week and when it doesn't 'work' they go back to violence, which hasn't worked for centuries.
- Theodore Roszak
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
- Elie Weisel
The finger pulls the trigger, but the trigger may also be pulling the finger.