The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
- Bertrand Russell
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
- Anita Koddick
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
Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.
- Walter Lippmann
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
- Albert Camus
I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody.
- Benjamin Franklin
Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunters.
- African Proverb
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
No man is an island entire of itself ... any man's death diminishes me because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
- John Donne
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
- David Hume
Whenever I hear any one arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln
Empathy is the biggest negotiation tool. I must try to understand where the other person's coming from to make points for my side.
- Lee Ducat
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.