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...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
I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.
- Septima Poinsette Clark
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
- Thomas Edison
A crisis is a turning point.
- Anne Lindthorst
The finger pulls the trigger, but the trigger may also be pulling the finger.
- Leonard Berkowitz
War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
- Thomas Mann
An act of love, a voluntary taking on oneself of some of the pain of the world, increases the courage and love and hope of all.
- Dorothy Day
A leader who does not hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
- Golda Meir
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
- Thomas Carlyle
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.
- Henry David Thoreau
If it were proved to me that in making war, my ideal had a chance of being realized, I would still say "No" to war. For one does not create human society on mounds of corpses.
- Louis Lecoin
When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
- Colleen C. Barrett
Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed.