Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.
- Martin Luther
I'm not disturbing the peace. I'm disturbing the war.
- Ammon Hennacy
Peace is the skillful management of conflict.
- Kenneth Boulding
Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters.
- African Proverb
A leader who does not hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
- Golda Meir
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
- Nelson Mandela
When we yield to discouragement it is usually because we give too much thought to the past and to the future.
- Therese of Lisieux
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
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.
- Cesar Chavez
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy
The people who burned witches at the stake never...thought of their act as violence...[but rather] as an act of divinely mandated righteousness. The same can be said of most of the violence we humans have ever committed.
- Gil Bailie
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
Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein
Violence just hurts those who are already hurt...Instead of exposing the brutality of the oppressor, it justifies it.