The man who goes into the world believing that everyone is his enemy will very soon find his suspicions confirmed.
- Kenneth Boulding
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
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
- Lynn Johnston
The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war.
- Vera Brittain
It is reasonable that every one who asks justice should do justice.
- Thomas Jefferson
The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
- Helen Keller
Non-violence is not inaction. It is not discussion. It is not for the timid or weak...Non-violence is hard work. It is the willingness to sacrifice. It is the patience to win.
- Cesar Chavez
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
Don't ever let them pull you down so low as to hate them. (also cited as: I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.)
- Booker T. Washington
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Segregation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people.
- Coretta Scott King
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.