If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
- Indira Gandhi
You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
- Malcolm X
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
- Bertrand Russell
The weakness of pure individualism is that there are no pure individuals.
- Kenneth Boulding
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
- Thomas Merton
Just two U.S. Poseidon submarines which carry 320 nuclear weapons can destroy all the 200 major Soviet cities with the destructive potential of 1,000 Hiroshima size weapons.
- Rear Admiral Gene R. LaRocque
The longer we listen to one another -- with real attention -- the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions.
- Barbara Deming
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
Peace is an environment where conflicts are resolved without violence, where people are free, not exploited, living so they can grow to their full potential.
- Gerard Vanderhaar
Nobody was born nonviolent. No one was born charitable. None of us comes to these things by nature but only by conversion. The first duty of the nonviolent community is helping its members...come to conversion.
- Lanza del Vasto
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
There are three truths: my truth, your truth and the truth.
- Chinese Proverb
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
- Alfred Adler
To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice.