Violence just hurts those who are already hurt...Instead of exposing the brutality of the oppressor, it justifies it.
- Cesar Chavez
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller
Empathy is the biggest negotiation tool. I must try to understand where the other person's coming from to make points for my side.
- Lee Ducat
If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity.
- John F. Kennedy
Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
- Thomas Merton
We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives, that it is inside ourselves.
- Albert Camus
In the case of highly complex realities...ignorance, if not bliss, is at least cheap.
- Kenneth Boulding
We do not inherit the earth from our fathers. We borrow it from our children.
- David Bower
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
- Albert Einstein
The miracle of the wicked is reinforced by the weakness of the virtuous.
- Winston Churchill
Someday they'll give a war and nobody will come.
- Carl Sandburg
Any city, however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich; these are at war with one another.
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
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.