Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
We must improve our talk/do ratio.
- Stewart Brand
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
Nationalism is an infantile sickness. It is the measles of the human race.
- Albert Einstein
I for one believe that if you give people a thorough understanding of what confronts them and the basic causes that produce it, they'll create their own program, and when the people create a program, you get action.
- Malcolm X
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.
- Jonathan Kozol
When you give food to the poor, they call you a saint. When you ask why the poor have no food, they call you a communist.
- Helder Camara
We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.
- Luciano de Crescenzo
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela
The pens which write against disarmament are made with the same steel from which guns are made.
- Aristide Briand
You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
- Malcolm X
The first essential characteristics of nonviolent action is that it is creative.
- Hildegarde Goss-Mayr
Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.
- Thomas Edison
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The ugliest is that man who thinks nothing is worth fighting and dying for and lets men better and braver than himself protect him.
- John Stuart Mill
The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.