I'm not disturbing the peace. I'm disturbing the war.
- Ammon Hennacy
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
I hope...that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats; for in my opinion there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin
There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.
- Cesar Chavez
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
- William Ellery Channing
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
- Thomas Merton
One day we shall win freedom, but not only for ourselves. We shall so appeal to your heart and conscience that we shall win you in the process, and our victory will be a double victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
- Abraham Lincoln
Those for whom peace is no more than a dream are asleep to the future.
- Jack DuVall
We must be the change we wish to see.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
- Henry David Thoreau
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
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
- Abraham Lincoln
I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.
- Malcolm X
Empathy is the biggest negotiation tool. I must try to understand where the other person's coming from to make points for my side.