Nonviolence which is a quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.
- Hannah Arendt
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
- Malcolm X
Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
- William Blake
If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
- Anita Koddick
Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.
- William E. Gladstone
The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war.
- Vera Brittain
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
- Desmond Tutu
Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
- Oscar Arias
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.
- Albert Einstein
I hope...that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats; for in my opinion there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
- Benjamin Franklin
I have invented something which...I have been calling "Senesh's Law" -- That if you can't teach it to the second grade it probably isn't true.
- Kenneth Boulding
When we yield to discouragement it is usually because we give too much thought to the past and to the future.
- Therese of Lisieux
If you want peace, work for justice.
- Pope Paul VI
Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.