Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters.
- African Proverb
The besetting sin of most clever people is that it is much easier to say clever things than true ones.
- Kenneth Boulding
The...human race is characterized by efforts to get along much more than by violent disputes, although it's the latter that make the history books. Violence is actually exceptional. The human race has survived because of cooperation.
- Gerard Vanderhaar
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it stands than to anything on which it is poured.
Men are so accustomed to maintaining external order by violence that they cannot conceive of life being possible without violence.
- Leo Tolstoy
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
- Albert Einstein
Those for whom peace is no more than a dream are asleep to the future.
- Jack DuVall
I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.
- Malcolm X
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Nationalism is an infantile sickness. It is the measles of the human race.
- Albert Einstein
We must improve our talk/do ratio.
- Stewart Brand
If it were proved to me that in making war, my ideal had a chance of being realized, I would still say "No" to war. For one does not create human society on mounds of corpses.
- Louis Lecoin
We have a common oppressor, a common exploiter and a common discriminator. But once we realize that we have a common enemy, then we can unite--on the basis of what we have in common.