I have invented something which...I have been calling "Senesh's Law" -- That if you can't teach it to the second grade it probably isn't true.
- Kenneth Boulding
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
- George Orwell
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
We challenge the culture of violence when we ourselves act in the certainty that violence is no longer acceptable, that it's tired and outdated no matter how many cling to it in the stubborn belief that it still works and that it's still valid.
- Gerard Vanderhaar
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller
Men are so accustomed to maintaining external order by violence that they cannot conceive of life being possible without violence.
- Leo Tolstoy
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Without education, you're not going anywhere in this world.
- Malcolm X
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
- Winston Churchill
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela
We have a common oppressor, a common exploiter and a common discriminator. But once we realize that we have a common enemy, then we can unite--on the basis of what we have in common.
- Malcolm X
We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Luciano de Crescenzo
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.