I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody.
- Benjamin Franklin
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
- Albert Einstein
Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
- Oscar Arias
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein
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
He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.
- Milan Kundera
Violence just hurts those who are already hurt...Instead of exposing the brutality of the oppressor, it justifies it.
- Cesar Chavez
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
- Andre Gide
The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
- Steven King
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We do not inherit the earth from our fathers. We borrow it from our children.
- David Bower
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
- Thomas Carlyle
While seeking revenge, dig two graves -- one for yourself.