In the case of highly complex realities...ignorance, if not bliss, is at least cheap.
- Kenneth Boulding
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
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
- Heinz Pagels
An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.
- Albert Einstein
The pioneers of a warless world are the young men (and women) who refuse military service.
- Albert Einstein
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
We are convinced that non-violence is more powerful than violence. We are convinced that non-violence supports you if you have a just and moral cause... If you use violence, you have to sell part of yourself for that violence.
- Cesar Chavez
I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
- Abraham Lincoln
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
- Alfred Adler
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
One day we shall win freedom, but not only for ourselves. We shall so appeal to your heart and conscience that we shall win you in the process, and our victory will be a double victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
I expect to pass through this world but once, therefore any good that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall not come this way again.
- Stephen Grellett
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it stands than to anything on which it is poured.
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.