The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein
World peace is us... We are each walking agents of the vision of peace we carry inside us.
- Kathleen Vande Kieft
There is no conflict that cannot be resolved. Violent conflict is created and sustained by human beings, and it can be ended by human beings.
- George Mitchell
The bomb that fell on Hiroshima fell on America, too.
- Hermann Hagedorn
We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives, that it is inside ourselves.
- Albert Camus
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The human mind likes a strange idea as little as the body likes a strange protein and resists it with a similar energy.
- W.H. Beveridge
Human beings feel dishonor the most, sometimes, when they most deserve it.
- Mark Twain
I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied: "The bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; that's fair." In these words he epitomized the history of the human race.
- Bertrand Russell
Very few people chose war. They chose selfishness and the result was war. Each of us, individually and nationally, must choose: total love or total war.
- Dave Dellinger
Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln
I do admit that the destructive energy is there, but it is evanescent, always futile before the creative, which is permanent.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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
There are only two families in the world, as my grandmother used to say: the haves and the have-nots
- Sancho Panza
In separateness lies the world's great misery; in compassion lies the world's true strength.