War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The ugliest is that man who thinks nothing is worth fighting and dying for and lets men better and braver than himself protect him.
- John Stuart Mill
We are going to have to find ways of organizing ourselves cooperatively, sanely, scientifically, harmonically and in regenerative spontaneity with the rest of humanity around the earth.
- Buckminster Fuller
There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.
- A.J. Muste
Just two U.S. Poseidon submarines which carry 320 nuclear weapons can destroy all the 200 major Soviet cities with the destructive potential of 1,000 Hiroshima size weapons.
- Rear Admiral Gene R. LaRocque
I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.
- Septima Poinsette Clark
The finger pulls the trigger, but the trigger may also be pulling the finger.
- Leonard Berkowitz
We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.
- General Omar Bradley
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict -- alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
- Dorothy Thompson
Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them more.
- Oscar Wilde
You can no more win a war than win an earthquake.
- Jeanette Rankin
A crisis is a turning point.
- Anne Lindthorst
The trouble of half-truths is the other half.
- Kenneth Boulding
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein
I'm not disturbing the peace. I'm disturbing the war.
- Ammon Hennacy
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.