The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war.
- Vera Brittain
The...human race is characterized by efforts to get along much more than by violent disputes, although it's the latter that make the history books. Violence is actually exceptional. The human race has survived because of cooperation.
- Gerard Vanderhaar
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
- William Ralph Inge
There are three truths: my truth, your truth and the truth.
- Chinese Proverb
We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Luciano de Crescenzo
Peace is the work of justice indirectly, in so far as justice removes the obstacles to peace; but it is the work of charity (love) directly, since charity, according to its very notion, causes peace.
- Thomas Aquinas
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
- David Hume
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids both rich and poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
- Anatole France
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln
While seeking revenge, dig two graves -- one for yourself.
- Doug Horton
Violence just hurts those who are already hurt...Instead of exposing the brutality of the oppressor, it justifies it.
- Cesar Chavez
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
- Jane Addams
You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.