When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.
- Nelson Mandela
Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.
- Max Lucado
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
If you torture data sufficiently, it will confess to almost anything.
- Fred Menger
War is, at first, the hope that one will be better off; next, the expectation that the other fellow will be worse off; then, the satisfaction that he isn't any better off; and, finally, the surprise at everyone's being worse off.
- Karl Kraus
The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none.
- Thomas Carlyle
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
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.
The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.
- Heda Bejar
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of humans as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is not safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller
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.
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.
- Malcolm X
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie
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.
- Abraham Lincoln
World peace is us... We are each walking agents of the vision of peace we carry inside us.