A leader who does not hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
- Golda Meir
The trouble of half-truths is the other half.
- Kenneth Boulding
He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.
- Milan Kundera
The point of nonviolence is to build...a strong new floor, beneath which we can no longer sink...a few feet above napalm, torture, exploitation, poison gas, A and H bombs, the works. Give man a decent place to stand.
- Joan Baez
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
- Francis of Assisi
The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill
If there's this many hungry people there's really something wrong.
- Andy Warhol
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
It belongs to the very substance of nonviolence never to destroy or damage another person's feeling of self worth, even an opponent's. We all need, constantly, an advance of trust and affirmation.
- Bernard Haring
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.
- Jonathan Kozol
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
- John F. Kennedy
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
Change comes not from men and women changing their minds, but from the change from one generation to the next.
- J. K. Galbraith
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.