Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller
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
Segregation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people.
- Coretta Scott King
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
The absence of risk is a sure sign of mediocrity.
- Charles de Foucauld
Disappointment, failure, and frustration are the main agents of change. Success is a poor teacher, for it usually only confirms us in what we thought we already knew.
- Kenneth Boulding
Sensitivity to the immense needs of humanity brings with it a spontaneous rejection of the arms race, which is incompatible with the all out struggle against hunger, sickness, under-development and illiteracy.
- Pope John Paul II
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
Someday they'll give a war and nobody will come.
- Carl Sandburg
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
- David Hume
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
- Nelson Mandela
The man who goes into the world believing that everyone is his enemy will very soon find his suspicions confirmed.
- Kenneth Boulding
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
- Anita Koddick
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
- Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Those for whom peace is no more than a dream are asleep to the future.