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
We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives, that it is inside ourselves.
- Albert Camus
No one is so foolish as to prefer to peace, war, in which, instead of sons burying their fathers, fathers bury their sons.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
- Abraham Lincoln
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela
You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.
- Rwandan Proverb
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
I do admit that the destructive energy is there, but it is evanescent, always futile before the creative, which is permanent.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
When the rich make war, it's the poor that die.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
Mankind will never win lasting peace so long as men use their full resources only in tasks of war. While we are yet at peace, let us mobilize...the moral and spiritual potentialities...which we usually reserve for war.
- John Foster Dulles
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
- Charles Darwin
The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.
- Heda Bejar
Let all bear in mind that a society is judged not so much by the standards attained by its more affluent and privileged members as by the quality of life which it is able to assure for its weakest members.
- H.E. Javier Perez de Cuellar
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.