Very few people chose war. They chose selfishness and the result was war. Each of us, individually and nationally, must choose: total love or total war.
- Dave Dellinger
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
- Nelson Mandela
What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein
Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.
- Martin Luther
The first principle of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating.
- Cesar Chavez
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
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
- Albert Einstein
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nobody was born nonviolent. No one was born charitable. None of us comes to these things by nature but only by conversion. The first duty of the nonviolent community is helping its members...come to conversion.
- Lanza del Vasto
The first essential characteristics of nonviolent action is that it is creative.
- Hildegarde Goss-Mayr
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.
- Marie Curie
We must improve our talk/do ratio.
- Stewart Brand
We declare our right on this earth...to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary.