Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
- Abraham Lincoln
Human beings feel dishonor the most, sometimes, when they most deserve it.
- Mark Twain
Just two U.S. Poseidon submarines which carry 320 nuclear weapons can destroy all the 200 major Soviet cities with the destructive potential of 1,000 Hiroshima size weapons.
- Rear Admiral Gene R. LaRocque
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
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.
The most potent weapon in the hands of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.
- Steve Biko
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.
- Thomas Merton
I resolve to speak ill of no man whatever, not even in a matter of truth; but rather by some means excuse the faults I hear charged upon others, and upon proper occasions speak all the good I know of everybody.
- Benjamin Franklin
Any city, however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich; these are at war with one another.
The first essential characteristics of nonviolent action is that it is creative.
- Hildegarde Goss-Mayr
When we yield to discouragement it is usually because we give too much thought to the past and to the future.
- Therese of Lisieux
All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.
- Leo Tolstoy
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
- George Washington
Aggressive conduct, if allowed to go unchecked and unchallenged, ultimately leads to war.
- John F. Kennedy
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.