War is an invention of the human mind. The human mind can invent peace with justice.
- Norman Cousins
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
- George Bernard Shaw
Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.
- William E. Gladstone
We do not inherit the earth from our fathers. We borrow it from our children.
- David Bower
Violence just hurts those who are already hurt...Instead of exposing the brutality of the oppressor, it justifies it.
- Cesar Chavez
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
- Charles Darwin
Just two U.S. Poseidon submarines which carry 320 nuclear weapons can destroy all the 200 major Soviet cities with the destructive potential of 1,000 Hiroshima size weapons.
- Rear Admiral Gene R. LaRocque
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt
The longer we listen to one another -- with real attention -- the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions.
- Barbara Deming
Aggressive conduct, if allowed to go unchecked and unchallenged, ultimately leads to war.
- John F. Kennedy
The miracle of the wicked is reinforced by the weakness of the virtuous.
- Winston Churchill
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
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off.
- Karl Kraus
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.