The...human race is characterized by efforts to get along much more than by violent disputes, although it's the latter that make the history books. Violence is actually exceptional. The human race has survived because of cooperation.
- Gerard Vanderhaar
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
Change comes not from men and women changing their minds, but from the change from one generation to the next.
- J. K. Galbraith
War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
- Thomas Mann
We declare our right on this earth...to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary.
- Malcolm X
I have invented something which...I have been calling "Senesh's Law" -- That if you can't teach it to the second grade it probably isn't true.
- Kenneth Boulding
Peace we want because there is another war to fight against poverty, disease and ignorance.
- Indira Gandhi
The pens which write against disarmament are made with the same steel from which guns are made.
- Aristide Briand
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
- Indira Gandhi
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
- George Orwell
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it stands than to anything on which it is poured.
We are going to have to find ways of organizing ourselves cooperatively, sanely, scientifically, harmonically and in regenerative spontaneity with the rest of humanity around the earth.
- Buckminster Fuller
A leader who does not hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
- Golda Meir
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.