The pioneers of a warless world are the young men (and women) who refuse military service.
- Albert Einstein
Don't ever let them pull you down so low as to hate them. (also cited as: I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.)
- Booker T. Washington
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
I expect to pass through this world but once, therefore any good that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall not come this way again.
- Stephen Grellett
We have met the enemy, and he is us.
- Walt Kelly
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
- Heinz Pagels
Change comes not from men and women changing their minds, but from the change from one generation to the next.
- J. K. Galbraith
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.
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
If you torture data sufficiently, it will confess to almost anything.
- Fred Menger
Legitimacy is like the air we breathe; we only notice it when it is not there.
- Kenneth Boulding
Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.
- Lord Chesterfield
The soul of our country needs to be awakened... When leaders act contrary to conscience, we must act contrary to leaders.
- Veterans Fast for Life
If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity.
- John F. Kennedy
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.