World peace is us... We are each walking agents of the vision of peace we carry inside us.
- Kathleen Vande Kieft
There is no time left for anything but to make peace work a dimension of our every waking activity.
- Elise Boulding
Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
- Oscar Arias
A crisis is a turning point.
- Anne Lindthorst
There are three truths: my truth, your truth and the truth.
- Chinese Proverb
No one is so foolish as to prefer to peace, war, in which, instead of sons burying their fathers, fathers bury their sons.
The pens which write against disarmament are made with the same steel from which guns are made.
- Aristide Briand
I'm not disturbing the peace. I'm disturbing the war.
- Ammon Hennacy
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of humans as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is not safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller
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
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
- Anita Koddick
The...human race is characterized by efforts to get along much more than by violent disputes, although it's the latter that make the history books. Violence is actually exceptional. The human race has survived because of cooperation.
- Gerard Vanderhaar
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
- Winston Churchill
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.