In the case of highly complex realities...ignorance, if not bliss, is at least cheap.
- Kenneth Boulding
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.
- Lord Chesterfield
There are three truths: my truth, your truth and the truth.
- Chinese Proverb
Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.
- Max Lucado
The people who burned witches at the stake never...thought of their act as violence...[but rather] as an act of divinely mandated righteousness. The same can be said of most of the violence we humans have ever committed.
- Gil Bailie
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
- Winston Churchill
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
- Nelson Mandela
An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.
- Albert Einstein
Aggressive conduct, if allowed to go unchecked and unchallenged, ultimately leads to war.
- John F. Kennedy
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
- Bertrand Russell
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
The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.