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 otherwise might.
- Marian Anderson
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.
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln
The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.
- Frank Kent
It is reasonable that every one who asks justice should do justice.
- Thomas Jefferson
Aye, fight! But not your neighbor. Fight rather all the things that cause you and your neighbor to fight.
- Mikhail Naim
The only final good is the quality of human life.
- Kenneth Boulding
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
- William Ralph Inge
When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
- Colleen C. Barrett
The bomb that fell on Hiroshima fell on America, too.
- Hermann Hagedorn
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
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
- Desmond Tutu
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.