The longer we listen to one another -- with real attention -- the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions.
- Barbara Deming
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
When the rich make war, it's the poor that die.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
Legitimacy is like the air we breathe; we only notice it when it is not there.
- Kenneth Boulding
The infusion of a sense of righteousness into the common urge to bash things around has always proved to be a powerful stimulus to action.
- Kenneth Boulding
Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.
- William E. Gladstone
Non-cooperation is a measure of discipline and sacrifice, and it demands respect for the opposite views.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
When men talk about defense, they always claim to be protecting women and children, but they never ask the women and children what they think.
- Pat Schroeder
The point of nonviolence is to build...a strong new floor, beneath which we can no longer sink...a few feet above napalm, torture, exploitation, poison gas, A and H bombs, the works. Give man a decent place to stand.
- Joan Baez
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Segregation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people.
- Coretta Scott King
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
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy
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.