The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
While seeking revenge, dig two graves -- one for yourself.
- Doug Horton
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
- Bertrand Russell
An act of love, a voluntary taking on oneself of some of the pain of the world, increases the courage and love and hope of all.
- Dorothy Day
A leader who does not hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
- Golda Meir
We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller
If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity.
- John F. Kennedy
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
The bomb that fell on Hiroshima fell on America, too.
- Hermann Hagedorn
What good is a house, if you haven't got a decent planet to put it on?
- Henry David Thoreau
I'm not disturbing the peace. I'm disturbing the war.
- Ammon Hennacy
War is an invention of the human mind. The human mind can invent peace with justice.
- Norman Cousins
Gandhi once declared that it was his wife who unwittingly taught him the effectiveness of nonviolence. Who better than women should know that battles can be won without resort to physical strength?
- Barbara Deming
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
I am part and parcel of the whole and cannot find God apart from the rest of humanity.