All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.
- Leo Tolstoy
I have invented something which...I have been calling "Senesh's Law" -- That if you can't teach it to the second grade it probably isn't true.
- Kenneth Boulding
Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.
- Walter Lippmann
Many oppressors are also oppressed. Nonviolent confrontation is the only confrontation that allows us to respond realistically to such complexity.
- Jane Meyerding
Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.
- Susan B. Anthony
Someday they'll give a war and nobody will come.
- Carl Sandburg
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
To know what is right and not to do it is the worst cowardice.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
- Malcolm X
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
Very few people chose war. They chose selfishness and the result was war. Each of us, individually and nationally, must choose: total love or total war.
- Dave Dellinger
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.
- John F. Kennedy
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.