The man who goes into the world believing that everyone is his enemy will very soon find his suspicions confirmed.
- Kenneth Boulding
Many oppressors are also oppressed. Nonviolent confrontation is the only confrontation that allows us to respond realistically to such complexity.
- Jane Meyerding
For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
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
There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.
- A.J. Muste
The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
- Jane Addams
Information is the currency of democracy.
- Thomas Jefferson
Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.
- Walter Lippmann
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
We are convinced that non-violence is more powerful than violence. We are convinced that non-violence supports you if you have a just and moral cause... If you use violence, you have to sell part of yourself for that violence.
- Cesar Chavez
The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy
If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity.
- John F. Kennedy
If we divide reality into two camps the violent and the nonviolent and stand in one camp while attacking the other, the world will never have peace.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
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.