I'm not disturbing the peace. I'm disturbing the war.
- Ammon Hennacy
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
- Nelson Mandela
Many oppressors are also oppressed. Nonviolent confrontation is the only confrontation that allows us to respond realistically to such complexity.
- Jane Meyerding
When the rich make war, it's the poor that die.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
The people who burned witches at the stake never...thought of their act as violence...[but rather] as an act of divinely mandated righteousness. The same can be said of most of the violence we humans have ever committed.
- Gil Bailie
Without education, you're not going anywhere in this world.
- Malcolm X
Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.
- John Boyes
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
- Indira Gandhi
A leader who does not hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
- Golda Meir
Whenever I hear any one arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
- Albert Einstein
We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Luciano de Crescenzo
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
- Andre Gide
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.