The search for truth is more precious than its possession.
- Albert Einstein
The weakness of pure individualism is that there are no pure individuals.
- Kenneth Boulding
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.
- Jonathan Kozol
The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions.
- Robert Lynd
The absence of risk is a sure sign of mediocrity.
- Charles de Foucauld
If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
- Joan Baez
Murder and capital punishment are not opposites that cancel one another, but similars that breed their kind. It is the deed that teaches not the name we give it.
- George Bernard Shaw
Information is the currency of democracy.
- Thomas Jefferson
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
- Anita Koddick
The people who burned witches at the stake never...thought of their act as violence...[but rather] as an act of divinely mandated righteousness. The same can be said of most of the violence we humans have ever committed.
- Gil Bailie
Aye, fight! But not your neighbor. Fight rather all the things that cause you and your neighbor to fight.
- Mikhail Naim
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
- Malcolm X
Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters.
- African Proverb
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
- William Shakespeare
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.