Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
- George Bernard Shaw
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
- Isaiah 2:4
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
The first principle of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating.
- Cesar Chavez
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If we do not change our direction we are likely to end up where we are headed for.
- Chinese Proverb
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
- George Washington
World peace is us... We are each walking agents of the vision of peace we carry inside us.
- Kathleen Vande Kieft
Let all bear in mind that a society is judged not so much by the standards attained by its more affluent and privileged members as by the quality of life which it is able to assure for its weakest members.
- H.E. Javier Perez de Cuellar
There is no time left for anything but to make peace work a dimension of our every waking activity.
- Elise Boulding
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
- Nelson Mandela
Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.