Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
- George Washington
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein
For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
- Thomas Mann
He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.
- Milan Kundera
Mankind will never win lasting peace so long as men use their full resources only in tasks of war. While we are yet at peace, let us mobilize...the moral and spiritual potentialities...which we usually reserve for war.
- John Foster Dulles
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
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
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
- William Shakespeare
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
- Nelson Mandela
When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
- Colleen C. Barrett
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
- Thomas Merton
If you torture data sufficiently, it will confess to almost anything.
- Fred Menger
I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
- Abraham Lincoln
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict -- alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.