And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
- Isaiah 2:4
No man is an island entire of itself ... any man's death diminishes me because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
- John Donne
What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
- Thomas Mann
Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein
You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.
- Rwandan Proverb
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
- Lynn Johnston
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Aggressive conduct, if allowed to go unchecked and unchallenged, ultimately leads to war.
- John F. Kennedy
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.
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
I'm not disturbing the peace. I'm disturbing the war.
- Ammon Hennacy
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.
- John Stuart Mill
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
I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.