We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
- William E. Gladstone
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt
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.
If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
- William Ralph Inge
Whenever I hear any one arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln
If we divide reality into two camps the violent and the nonviolent and stand in one camp while attacking the other, the world will never have peace.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
The pens which write against disarmament are made with the same steel from which guns are made.
- Aristide Briand
The first principle of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating.
- Cesar Chavez
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
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
We are going to have to find ways of organizing ourselves cooperatively, sanely, scientifically, harmonically and in regenerative spontaneity with the rest of humanity around the earth.
- Buckminster Fuller
The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose.
- Heda Bejar
Let all bear in mind that a society is judged not so much by the standards attained by its more affluent and privileged members as by the quality of life which it is able to assure for its weakest members.
- H.E. Javier Perez de Cuellar
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.