If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity.
- John F. Kennedy
You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
- Malcolm X
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
War is an invention of the human mind. The human mind can invent peace with justice.
- Norman Cousins
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict -- alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
- Dorothy Thompson
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.
- Malcolm X
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
- Desmond Tutu
No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger that its weakest people, and as long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you might otherwise.
- Marian Anderson
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
I'm not disturbing the peace. I'm disturbing the war.
- Ammon Hennacy
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
An act of love, a voluntary taking on oneself of some of the pain of the world, increases the courage and love and hope of all.