I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
- Elie Weisel
The weakness of pure individualism is that there are no pure individuals.
- Kenneth Boulding
Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.
- Walter Lippmann
We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives, that it is inside ourselves.
- Albert Camus
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
- Albert Einstein
I'm not disturbing the peace. I'm disturbing the war.
- Ammon Hennacy
Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.
- William E. Gladstone
The finger pulls the trigger, but the trigger may also be pulling the finger.
- Leonard Berkowitz
Peace begins when the hungry are fed.
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
- Bertrand Russell
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
- Havelock Ellis
Sensitivity to the immense needs of humanity brings with it a spontaneous rejection of the arms race, which is incompatible with the all out struggle against hunger, sickness, under-development and illiteracy.
- Pope John Paul II
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
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.