If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
Compromise does not mean cowardice.
- John F. Kennedy
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela
The people who burned witches at the stake never...thought of their act as violence...[but rather] as an act of divinely mandated righteousness. The same can be said of most of the violence we humans have ever committed.
- Gil Bailie
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off.
- Karl Kraus
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
Don't ever let them pull you down so low as to hate them. (also cited as: I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.)
- Booker T. Washington
One day we shall win freedom, but not only for ourselves. We shall so appeal to your heart and conscience that we shall win you in the process, and our victory will be a double victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
There are only two families in the world, as my grandmother used to say: the haves and the have-nots
- Sancho Panza
I do admit that the destructive energy is there, but it is evanescent, always futile before the creative, which is permanent.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Without education, you're not going anywhere in this world.
- Malcolm X
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
- Thomas Carlyle
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.