In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Augustine of Hippo
I am part and parcel of the whole and cannot find God apart from the rest of humanity.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
The absence of risk is a sure sign of mediocrity.
- Charles de Foucauld
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
- Heinz Pagels
Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.
- Max Lucado
World peace is us... We are each walking agents of the vision of peace we carry inside us.
- Kathleen Vande Kieft
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
- George Bernard Shaw
There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.
- Cesar Chavez
Human beings feel dishonor the most, sometimes, when they most deserve it.
- Mark Twain
The bomb that fell on Hiroshima fell on America, too.
- Hermann Hagedorn
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and errors, its successes and setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
- Dag Hammarskjold
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
Whenever I hear any one arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.