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 fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.
- Heda Bejar
The arms race can kill, though the weapons themselves may never be used...by their cost alone, armaments kill the poor by causing them to starve.
- Vatican statement to the U.N.
If we do not change our direction we are likely to end up where we are headed for.
- Chinese Proverb
The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
- Steven King
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
- Thomas Edison
Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.
- Max Lucado
Someday they'll give a war and nobody will come.
- Carl Sandburg
A leader who does not hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
- Golda Meir
There is no conflict that cannot be resolved. Violent conflict is created and sustained by human beings, and it can be ended by human beings.
- George Mitchell
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.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
When we yield to discouragement it is usually because we give too much thought to the past and to the future.
- Therese of Lisieux
If you succumb to the temptation of using violence in the struggle, unborn generations will be the recipients of a long and desolate night of bitterness, and your chief legacy to the future will be an endless reign of meaningless chaos.