Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
- Joan Baez
The besetting sin of most clever people is that it is much easier to say clever things than true ones.
- Kenneth Boulding
We must be the change we wish to see.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Don't ever let them pull you down so low as to hate them. (also cited as: I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.)
- Booker T. Washington
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
- Thomas Carlyle
No one is so foolish as to prefer to peace, war, in which, instead of sons burying their fathers, fathers bury their sons.
If it were proved to me that in making war, my ideal had a chance of being realized, I would still say "No" to war. For one does not create human society on mounds of corpses.
- Louis Lecoin
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.
- John F. Kennedy
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
- George Bernard Shaw
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Just two U.S. Poseidon submarines which carry 320 nuclear weapons can destroy all the 200 major Soviet cities with the destructive potential of 1,000 Hiroshima size weapons.
- Rear Admiral Gene R. LaRocque
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off.
- Karl Kraus
A crisis is a turning point.
- Anne Lindthorst
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.