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
War stirs in men's hearts the mud of their worst instincts. It puts a premium on violence, nourishes hatred, and gives free rein to cupidity. It crushes the weak, exalts the unworthy, and bolsters tyranny.
- Charles DeGaulle
Nationalism is an infantile sickness. It is the measles of the human race.
- Albert Einstein
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
- Anita Koddick
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
- Pablo Casals
Science cannot resolve moral conflicts, but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
- Heinz Pagels
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
There are only two families in the world, as my grandmother used to say: the haves and the have-nots
- Sancho Panza
Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.
- Walter Lippmann
A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
- Nelson Mandela
The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
The cause of violence is not ignorance. It is self-interest. ... Only reverence can restrain violence -- reverence for human life and the environment.
- William Sloan Coffin, Jr.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
- Francis of Assisi
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.