The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
- Jane Addams
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.
- John F. Kennedy
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world: Indeed it's the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
- Charles Darwin
Information is the currency of democracy.
- Thomas Jefferson
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please.
- Mark Twain
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
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
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
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
The besetting sin of most clever people is that it is much easier to say clever things than true ones.
- Kenneth Boulding
While seeking revenge, dig two graves -- one for yourself.