If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
- Anita Koddick
You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.
- Rwandan Proverb
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
The infusion of a sense of righteousness into the common urge to bash things around has always proved to be a powerful stimulus to action.
- Kenneth Boulding
The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Peace begins when the hungry are fed.
We declare our right on this earth...to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary.
- Malcolm X
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
- Winston Churchill
I believe we are on the edge of a quantum leap into a whole new way of organizing and living as a human family.
- Mairead Corrigan Maguire
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
- Mark Twain
War is an invention of the human mind. The human mind can invent peace with justice.
- Norman Cousins
Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed.
- Abraham Lincoln
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein
I expect to pass through this world but once, therefore any good that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall not come this way again.