Those for whom peace is no more than a dream are asleep to the future.
- Jack DuVall
The arms race can kill, though the weapons themselves may never be used...by their cost alone, armaments kill the poor by causing them to starve.
- Vatican statement to the U.N.
In the absence of justice, what is sovereignty but organized robbery?
- Augustine of Hippo
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein
I found one day in school a boy of medium size ill-treating a smaller boy. I expostulated, but he replied: "The bigs hit me, so I hit the babies; that's fair." In these words he epitomized the history of the human race.
- Bertrand Russell
The finger pulls the trigger, but the trigger may also be pulling the finger.
- Leonard Berkowitz
We have met the enemy, and he is us.
- Walt Kelly
War stirs in men's hearts the mud of their worst instincts. It puts a premium on violence, nourishes hatred, and gives free rein to cupidity. It crushes the weak, exalts the unworthy, and bolsters tyranny.
- Charles DeGaulle
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
- Mark Twain
Non-cooperation is a measure of discipline and sacrifice, and it demands respect for the opposite views.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The absence of risk is a sure sign of mediocrity.
- Charles de Foucauld
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.