Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.
- Lord Chesterfield
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
- Charles Darwin
You can out-distance that which is running after you, but not what is running inside you.
- Rwandan Proverb
The only final good is the quality of human life.
- Kenneth Boulding
We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.
- General Omar Bradley
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
I hope...that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats; for in my opinion there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin
The trouble of half-truths is the other half.
- Kenneth Boulding
Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters.
- African Proverb
Aye, fight! But not your neighbor. Fight rather all the things that cause you and your neighbor to fight.
- Mikhail Naim
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 greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.