Empathy is the biggest negotiation tool. I must try to understand where the other person's coming from to make points for my side.
- Lee Ducat
I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody.
- Benjamin Franklin
How much more grievous are the consequences of anger than the causes of it.
- Marcus Aurelius
If we divide reality into two camps the violent and the nonviolent and stand in one camp while attacking the other, the world will never have peace.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them more.
- Oscar Wilde
The man who goes into the world believing that everyone is his enemy will very soon find his suspicions confirmed.
- Kenneth Boulding
In separateness lies the world's great misery; in compassion lies the world's true strength.
- Siddhartha Gautama
Aye, fight! But not your neighbor. Fight rather all the things that cause you and your neighbor to fight.
- Mikhail Naim
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
No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger that its weakest people, and as long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you might otherwise.
- Marian Anderson
The weakness of pure individualism is that there are no pure individuals.
- Kenneth Boulding
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela
War is an invention of the human mind. The human mind can invent peace with justice.
- Norman Cousins
Non-violence is not inaction. It is not discussion. It is not for the timid or weak...Non-violence is hard work. It is the willingness to sacrifice. It is the patience to win.
- Cesar Chavez
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.