In separateness lies the world's great misery; in compassion lies the world's true strength.
- Siddhartha Gautama
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.
Peace we want because there is another war to fight against poverty, disease and ignorance.
- Indira Gandhi
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
- Lynn Johnston
I refuse to accept the cynical notion that nation after nation must spiral down a militaristic stairway into the hell of nuclear destruction. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off.
- Karl Kraus
The besetting sin of most clever people is that it is much easier to say clever things than true ones.
- Kenneth Boulding
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
- Charles Darwin
Mankind will never win lasting peace so long as men use their full resources only in tasks of war. While we are yet at peace, let us mobilize...the moral and spiritual potentialities...which we usually reserve for war.
- John Foster Dulles
The bomb that fell on Hiroshima fell on America, too.
- Hermann Hagedorn
We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives, that it is inside ourselves.
- Albert Camus
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
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.