The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
- Jane Addams
Things should be made as simple as possible, but not any simpler.
- Albert Einstein
Always forgive your enemies. Nothing annoys them more.
- Oscar Wilde
Those for whom peace is no more than a dream are asleep to the future.
- Jack DuVall
Just two U.S. Poseidon submarines which carry 320 nuclear weapons can destroy all the 200 major Soviet cities with the destructive potential of 1,000 Hiroshima size weapons.
- Rear Admiral Gene R. LaRocque
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller
We have met the enemy, and he is us.
- Walt Kelly
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
- Thomas Edison
The...human race is characterized by efforts to get along much more than by violent disputes, although it's the latter that make the history books. Violence is actually exceptional. The human race has survived because of cooperation.
- Gerard Vanderhaar
A crisis is a turning point.
- Anne Lindthorst
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
Peace is an environment where conflicts are resolved without violence, where people are free, not exploited, living so they can grow to their full potential.
- Gerard Vanderhaar
Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed.
- Abraham Lincoln
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
The people who burned witches at the stake never...thought of their act as violence...[but rather] as an act of divinely mandated righteousness. The same can be said of most of the violence we humans have ever committed.