I'm not disturbing the peace. I'm disturbing the war.
- Ammon Hennacy
If we divide reality into two camps the violent and the nonviolent and stand in one camp while attacking the other, the world will never have peace.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
- Indira Gandhi
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
An act of love, a voluntary taking on oneself of some of the pain of the world, increases the courage and love and hope of all.
- Dorothy Day
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
- Heinz Pagels
We must be the change we wish to see.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela
The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.
- Mark Twain
To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice.
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
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln
Peace we want because there is another war to fight against poverty, disease and ignorance.
- Indira Gandhi
The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
- Steven King
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.