If we do not change our direction we are likely to end up where we are headed for.
- Chinese Proverb
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein
Men, their rights, and nothing more; women, their rights, and nothing less.
- Susan B. Anthony
Human beings feel dishonor the most, sometimes, when they most deserve it.
- Mark Twain
Legitimacy is like the air we breathe; we only notice it when it is not there.
- Kenneth Boulding
A leader who does not hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
- Golda Meir
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
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.
- Bertrand Russell
Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed.
- Abraham Lincoln
Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and errors, its successes and setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
- Dag Hammarskjold
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
There are three truths: my truth, your truth and the truth.
- Chinese Proverb
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
- Nelson Mandela
When men talk about defense, they always claim to be protecting women and children, but they never ask the women and children what they think.