Peace we want because there is another war to fight against poverty, disease and ignorance.
- Indira Gandhi
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world: Indeed it's the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
- Albert Einstein
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
I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.
- Malcolm X
The cause of violence is not ignorance. It is self-interest. ... Only reverence can restrain violence -- reverence for human life and the environment.
- William Sloan Coffin, Jr.
An act of love, a voluntary taking on oneself of some of the pain of the world, increases the courage and love and hope of all.
- Dorothy Day
We have met the enemy, and he is us.
- Walt Kelly
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it stands than to anything on which it is poured.
The pens which write against disarmament are made with the same steel from which guns are made.
- Aristide Briand
He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.
- Milan Kundera
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict -- alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
- Dorothy Thompson
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The ugliest is that man who thinks nothing is worth fighting and dying for and lets men better and braver than himself protect him.
- John Stuart Mill
Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.