We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.
- General Omar Bradley
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
- Nelson Mandela
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.
- John Boyes
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein
When the rich make war, it's the poor that die.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
I am part and parcel of the whole and cannot find God apart from the rest of humanity.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
We challenge the culture of violence when we ourselves act in the certainty that violence is no longer acceptable, that it's tired and outdated no matter how many cling to it in the stubborn belief that it still works and that it's still valid.
- Gerard Vanderhaar
The first essential characteristics of nonviolent action is that it is creative.
- Hildegarde Goss-Mayr
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
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
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
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
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.