If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We must be the change we wish to see.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
When the rich make war, it's the poor that die.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody.
- Benjamin Franklin
No one is so foolish as to prefer to peace, war, in which, instead of sons burying their fathers, fathers bury their sons.
There is no time left for anything but to make peace work a dimension of our every waking activity.
- Elise Boulding
It is reasonable that every one who asks justice should do justice.
- Thomas Jefferson
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
- Heinz Pagels
The weakness of pure individualism is that there are no pure individuals.
- Kenneth Boulding
The first principle of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating.
- Cesar Chavez
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world: Indeed it's the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead
The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein
Peace we want because there is another war to fight against poverty, disease and ignorance.
- Indira Gandhi
If we do not change our direction we are likely to end up where we are headed for.