The longer we listen to one another -- with real attention -- the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions.
- Barbara Deming
He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.
- Milan Kundera
I do admit that the destructive energy is there, but it is evanescent, always futile before the creative, which is permanent.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
What good is a house, if you haven't got a decent planet to put it on?
- Henry David Thoreau
What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy
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
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
The pioneers of a warless world are the young men (and women) who refuse military service.
- Albert Einstein
No one is so foolish as to prefer to peace, war, in which, instead of sons burying their fathers, fathers bury their sons.
You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
- Malcolm X
The point of nonviolence is to build...a strong new floor, beneath which we can no longer sink...a few feet above napalm, torture, exploitation, poison gas, A and H bombs, the works. Give man a decent place to stand.
- Joan Baez
The man who goes into the world believing that everyone is his enemy will very soon find his suspicions confirmed.
- Kenneth Boulding
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?