Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy
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
Peace is the skillful management of conflict.
- Kenneth Boulding
The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
- Steven King
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Augustine of Hippo
I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.
- Malcolm X
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
- Thomas Carlyle
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it stands than to anything on which it is poured.
The only final good is the quality of human life.
- Kenneth Boulding
The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
- Jane Addams
I believe we are on the edge of a quantum leap into a whole new way of organizing and living as a human family.
- Mairead Corrigan Maguire
It is reasonable that every one who asks justice should do justice.
- Thomas Jefferson
I hope...that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats; for in my opinion there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.