You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.
- Rwandan Proverb
Any city, however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich; these are at war with one another.
An act of love, a voluntary taking on oneself of some of the pain of the world, increases the courage and love and hope of all.
- Dorothy Day
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
- Andre Gide
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
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
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.
- John F. Kennedy
Whenever I hear any one arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein
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
Information is the currency of democracy.
- Thomas Jefferson
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
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
- Havelock Ellis
Men are so accustomed to maintaining external order by violence that they cannot conceive of life being possible without violence.
- Leo Tolstoy
Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.