Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world: Indeed it's the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead
The first essential characteristics of nonviolent action is that it is creative.
- Hildegarde Goss-Mayr
The soul of our country needs to be awakened... When leaders act contrary to conscience, we must act contrary to leaders.
- Veterans Fast for Life
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it stands than to anything on which it is poured.
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and errors, its successes and setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
- Dag Hammarskjold
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
We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
- William E. Gladstone
If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
- Joan Baez
Beneath the rule of men entirely great, the pen is mightier than the sword.
- Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Luciano de Crescenzo
The people who burned witches at the stake never...thought of their act as violence...[but rather] as an act of divinely mandated righteousness. The same can be said of most of the violence we humans have ever committed.
- Gil Bailie
Peace is the skillful management of conflict.
- Kenneth Boulding
An empty stomach is not a good political advisor.
- Albert Einstein
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
- Lynn Johnston
We have a common oppressor, a common exploiter and a common discriminator. But once we realize that we have a common enemy, then we can unite--on the basis of what we have in common.