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.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
- William Shakespeare
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
- Nelson Mandela
If you succumb to the temptation of using violence in the struggle, unborn generations will be the recipients of a long and desolate night of bitterness, and your chief legacy to the future will be an endless reign of meaningless chaos.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The pens which write against disarmament are made with the same steel from which guns are made.
- Aristide Briand
If there's this many hungry people there's really something wrong.
- Andy Warhol
The pioneers of a warless world are the young men (and women) who refuse military service.
- Albert Einstein
The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.
- Hannah Arendt
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
- David Hume
We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
- William E. Gladstone
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
- John F. Kennedy
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and errors, its successes and setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
- Dag Hammarskjold
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
- Anita Koddick
There are only two families in the world, as my grandmother used to say: the haves and the have-nots