Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller
I'm not really interested in persuading people, I don't want to and I try to make this point obvious. What I'd like to do is to help people persuade themselves.
- Noam Chomsky
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
- George Washington
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
I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
- Abraham Lincoln
One day we shall win freedom, but not only for ourselves. We shall so appeal to your heart and conscience that we shall win you in the process, and our victory will be a double victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy
In the case of highly complex realities...ignorance, if not bliss, is at least cheap.
- Kenneth Boulding
I hope...that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats; for in my opinion there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
- Lynn Johnston
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
In separateness lies the world's great misery; in compassion lies the world's true strength.
- Siddhartha Gautama
Peace is the skillful management of conflict.
- Kenneth Boulding
He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.
- Milan Kundera
Aggressive conduct, if allowed to go unchecked and unchallenged, ultimately leads to war.