Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.
- Lord Chesterfield
Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.
- John Boyes
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
- Nelson Mandela
For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.
- Septima Poinsette Clark
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
Let all bear in mind that a society is judged not so much by the standards attained by its more affluent and privileged members as by the quality of life which it is able to assure for its weakest members.
- H.E. Javier Perez de Cuellar
There are three truths: my truth, your truth and the truth.
- Chinese Proverb
Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
- William Blake
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
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
- Helen Keller
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
We are going to have to find ways of organizing ourselves cooperatively, sanely, scientifically, harmonically and in regenerative spontaneity with the rest of humanity around the earth.
- Buckminster Fuller
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
It is clear that the way to heal society of its violence...and lack of love is to replace the pyramid of domination with the circle of equality and respect.