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
No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger that its weakest people, and as long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you might otherwise.
- Marian Anderson
If we divide reality into two camps the violent and the nonviolent and stand in one camp while attacking the other, the world will never have peace.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
We must be the change we wish to see.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.
- Leo Tolstoy
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein
The first principle of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating.
- Cesar Chavez
World peace is us... We are each walking agents of the vision of peace we carry inside us.
- Kathleen Vande Kieft
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
- Elie Weisel
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
- Havelock Ellis
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
- Albert Einstein
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
- Malcolm X
The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war.