Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming it.
- Helen Keller
The weakness of pure individualism is that there are no pure individuals.
- Kenneth Boulding
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
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
- Desmond Tutu
When we treat man as he is, we make him worse than he is; when we treat him as if he already were what he potentially could be, we make him what he should be.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
An act of love, a voluntary taking on oneself of some of the pain of the world, increases the courage and love and hope of all.
- Dorothy Day
World peace is us... We are each walking agents of the vision of peace we carry inside us.
- Kathleen Vande Kieft
There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.
- Cesar Chavez
The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.
- Hannah Arendt
There are only two families in the world, as my grandmother used to say: the haves and the have-nots
- Sancho Panza
To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice.
The soul of our country needs to be awakened... When leaders act contrary to conscience, we must act contrary to leaders.
- Veterans Fast for Life
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
- Bertrand Russell
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.