The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln
We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.
- General Omar Bradley
Those for whom peace is no more than a dream are asleep to the future.
- Jack DuVall
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
- Nelson Mandela
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
- William Shakespeare
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
- Albert Camus
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
- Malcolm X
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
Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.
- Susan B. Anthony
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt
The arms race can kill, though the weapons themselves may never be used...by their cost alone, armaments kill the poor by causing them to starve.
- Vatican statement to the U.N.
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
In the case of highly complex realities...ignorance, if not bliss, is at least cheap.