For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
The first thing to be disrupted by our commitment to nonviolence will be not the system but our own lives.
- James Douglass
Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed.
- Abraham Lincoln
Violence just hurts those who are already hurt...Instead of exposing the brutality of the oppressor, it justifies it.
- Cesar Chavez
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
- Albert Einstein
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
- William Shakespeare
The miracle of the wicked is reinforced by the weakness of the virtuous.
- Winston Churchill
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
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.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
- Albert Camus
The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war.
- Vera Brittain
Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln
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
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
Nonviolence which is a quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.