War stirs in men's hearts the mud of their worst instincts. It puts a premium on violence, nourishes hatred, and gives free rein to cupidity. It crushes the weak, exalts the unworthy, and bolsters tyranny.
- Charles DeGaulle
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller
In separateness lies the world's great misery; in compassion lies the world's true strength.
- Siddhartha Gautama
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
Nonviolence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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
Without education, you're not going anywhere in this world.
- Malcolm X
If we do not change our direction we are likely to end up where we are headed for.
- Chinese Proverb
There is no time left for anything but to make peace work a dimension of our every waking activity.
- Elise Boulding
When you give food to the poor, they call you a saint. When you ask why the poor have no food, they call you a communist.
- Helder Camara
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.
- Jonathan Kozol
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Augustine of Hippo
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy
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
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.