When you give food to the poor, they call you a saint. When you ask why the poor have no food, they call you a communist.
- Helder Camara
Don't ever let them pull you down so low as to hate them. (also cited as: I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.)
- Booker T. Washington
The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
- Steven King
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The ugliest is that man who thinks nothing is worth fighting and dying for and lets men better and braver than himself protect him.
- John Stuart Mill
The first essential characteristics of nonviolent action is that it is creative.
- Hildegarde Goss-Mayr
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids both rich and poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
- Anatole France
For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Conflict is inevitable, but combat is optional.
- Max Lucado
We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
- William E. Gladstone
The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions.
- Robert Lynd
When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.
- Colleen C. Barrett
The pens which write against disarmament are made with the same steel from which guns are made.
- Aristide Briand
I hope...that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats; for in my opinion there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin
He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him.