Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- 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
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
- William Ralph Inge
While seeking revenge, dig two graves -- one for yourself.
- Doug Horton
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
- Malcolm X
Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.
- Martin Luther
There is no time left for anything but to make peace work a dimension of our every waking activity.
- Elise Boulding
We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives, that it is inside ourselves.
- Albert Camus
You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.
- Rwandan Proverb
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
- Nelson Mandela
Aggressive conduct, if allowed to go unchecked and unchallenged, ultimately leads to war.
- John F. Kennedy
Mankind will never win lasting peace so long as men use their full resources only in tasks of war. While we are yet at peace, let us mobilize...the moral and spiritual potentialities...which we usually reserve for war.
- John Foster Dulles
We declare our right on this earth...to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary.
- Malcolm X
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.