Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it stands than to anything on which it is poured.
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
- Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Murder and capital punishment are not opposites that cancel one another, but similars that breed their kind. It is the deed that teaches not the name we give it.
- George Bernard Shaw
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller
Sensitivity to the immense needs of humanity brings with it a spontaneous rejection of the arms race, which is incompatible with the all out struggle against hunger, sickness, under-development and illiteracy.
- Pope John Paul II
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
- Abraham Lincoln
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
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
- Helen Keller
Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
- William Blake
What good is a house, if you haven't got a decent planet to put it on?
- Henry David Thoreau
Gandhi once declared that it was his wife who unwittingly taught him the effectiveness of nonviolence. Who better than women should know that battles can be won without resort to physical strength?
- Barbara Deming
World peace is us... We are each walking agents of the vision of peace we carry inside us.