Legitimacy is like the air we breathe; we only notice it when it is not there.
- Kenneth Boulding
Mankind will never win lasting peace so long as men use their full resources only in tasks of war. While we are yet at peace, let us mobilize...the moral and spiritual potentialities...which we usually reserve for war.
- John Foster Dulles
Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat.
- John Boyes
We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.
- General Omar Bradley
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
- Indira Gandhi
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Wrongs are often forgiven, but contempt never is. Our pride remembers it forever.
- Lord Chesterfield
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela
The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war.
- Vera Brittain
Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein
I swore never to be silent whenever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
- Elie Weisel
Nonviolence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Without education, you're not going anywhere in this world.
- Malcolm X
Aye, fight! But not your neighbor. Fight rather all the things that cause you and your neighbor to fight.