Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.
- John Boyes
Men are so accustomed to maintaining external order by violence that they cannot conceive of life being possible without violence.
- Leo Tolstoy
What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.
- Cesar Chavez
We have a common oppressor, a common exploiter and a common discriminator. But once we realize that we have a common enemy, then we can unite--on the basis of what we have in common.
- Malcolm X
The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.
- Hannah Arendt
We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
People try nonviolence for a week and when it doesn't 'work' they go back to violence, which hasn't worked for centuries.
- Theodore Roszak
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
- Bertrand Russell
Just two U.S. Poseidon submarines which carry 320 nuclear weapons can destroy all the 200 major Soviet cities with the destructive potential of 1,000 Hiroshima size weapons.
- Rear Admiral Gene R. LaRocque
There are three truths: my truth, your truth and the truth.
- Chinese Proverb
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
Peace is the skillful management of conflict.
- Kenneth Boulding
We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
- William E. Gladstone
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world: Indeed it's the only thing that ever has.