I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied: "The bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; that's fair." In these words he epitomized the history of the human race.
- Bertrand Russell
Prosperity is the best protector of principle.
- Mark Twain
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein
Peace begins when the hungry are fed.
Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.
- Max Lucado
I'm not really interested in persuading people, I don't want to and I try to make this point obvious. What I'd like to do is to help people persuade themselves.
- Noam Chomsky
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
In the case of highly complex realities...ignorance, if not bliss, is at least cheap.
- Kenneth Boulding
We have met the enemy, and he is us.
- Walt Kelly
If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
- Joan Baez
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
Aggressive conduct, if allowed to go unchecked and unchallenged, ultimately leads to war.
- John F. Kennedy
When men talk about defense, they always claim to be protecting women and children, but they never ask the women and children what they think.
- Pat Schroeder
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.