Nobody was born nonviolent. No one was born charitable. None of us comes to these things by nature but only by conversion. The first duty of the nonviolent community is helping its members...come to conversion.
- Lanza del Vasto
Hatred injures the hater as well as the hated. Love blesses the lover as well as the loved. This is hard economics as well as good common sense.
- Kenneth Boulding
We must improve our talk/do ratio.
- Stewart Brand
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
Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.
- Susan B. Anthony
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
I'm not really interested in persuading people, I don't want to and I try to make this point obvious. What I'd like to do is to help people persuade themselves.
- Noam Chomsky
Don't be afraid of opposition. Remember, a kite rises against -- not with -- the wind.
- Hamilton Mabie
In separateness lies the world's great misery; in compassion lies the world's true strength.
- Siddhartha Gautama
Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
- Havelock Ellis
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
If you want peace, work for justice.
- Pope Paul VI
Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.
- Walter Lippmann
The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?