The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.
- Hannah Arendt
The first essential characteristics of nonviolent action is that it is creative.
- Hildegarde Goss-Mayr
The pens which write against disarmament are made with the same steel from which guns are made.
- Aristide Briand
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
The cause of violence is not ignorance. It is self-interest. ... Only reverence can restrain violence -- reverence for human life and the environment.
- William Sloan Coffin, Jr.
When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
- Colleen C. Barrett
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
We must improve our talk/do ratio.
- Stewart Brand
We are convinced that non-violence is more powerful than violence. We are convinced that non-violence supports you if you have a just and moral cause... If you use violence, you have to sell part of yourself for that violence.
- Cesar Chavez
The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions.
- Robert Lynd
I believe we are on the edge of a quantum leap into a whole new way of organizing and living as a human family.
- Mairead Corrigan Maguire
Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.
- Lord Chesterfield
The man who goes into the world believing that everyone is his enemy will very soon find his suspicions confirmed.
- Kenneth Boulding
I hope...that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats; for in my opinion there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.