Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.
- William E. Gladstone
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
You can no more win a war than win an earthquake.
- Jeanette Rankin
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
- Thomas Edison
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
- Indira Gandhi
If there's this many hungry people there's really something wrong.
- Andy Warhol
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
- Malcolm X
The absence of risk is a sure sign of mediocrity.
- Charles de Foucauld
War stirs in men's hearts the mud of their worst instincts. It puts a premium on violence, nourishes hatred, and gives free rein to cupidity. It crushes the weak, exalts the unworthy, and bolsters tyranny.
- Charles DeGaulle
Peace we want because there is another war to fight against poverty, disease and ignorance.
- Indira Gandhi
The first thing to be disrupted by our commitment to nonviolence will be not the system but our own lives.
- James Douglass
Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.
- Walter Lippmann
A solid rock is not disturbed by the wind; even so, a wise person is not agitated by praise or blame.
The human mind likes a strange idea as little as the body likes a strange protein and resists it with a similar energy.