Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
- William Blake
The human mind likes a strange idea as little as the body likes a strange protein and resists it with a similar energy.
- W.H. Beveridge
In the case of highly complex realities...ignorance, if not bliss, is at least cheap.
- Kenneth Boulding
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
- Albert Camus
Any city, however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich; these are at war with one another.
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
- David Hume
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
- Heinz Pagels
Change comes not from men and women changing their minds, but from the change from one generation to the next.
- J. K. Galbraith
The first thing to be disrupted by our commitment to nonviolence will be not the system but our own lives.
- James Douglass
If you want peace, work for justice.
- Pope Paul VI
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off.
- Karl Kraus
Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.
- John Boyes
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
When we yield to discouragement it is usually because we give too much thought to the past and to the future.