A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
The infusion of a sense of righteousness into the common urge to bash things around has always proved to be a powerful stimulus to action.
- Kenneth Boulding
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
- William Ralph Inge
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
- Charles Darwin
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
- Nelson Mandela
Human beings feel dishonor the most, sometimes, when they most deserve it.
- Mark Twain
What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela
A crisis is a turning point.
- Anne Lindthorst
The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.
- Heda Bejar
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein
Nobody was born nonviolent. No one was born charitable. None of us comes to these things by nature but only by conversion. The first duty of the nonviolent community is helping its members...come to conversion.
- Lanza del Vasto
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Augustine of Hippo
Nonviolence which is a quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Historians are among the major enemies of the human race, interested only in the glorification of war and the despicable concept of national greatness.