1. When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.
2. Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today. Teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a lifetime.
3. Bad ideas flourish because they are in the interest of powerful groups
4. Mutually Assured Destruction
5. That wild beast which lives in man and does not dare to show itself until the barriers of law and custom have been removed, was now set free.
6. ...a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice.
7. I am for peace. And I am for a negotiated peace. But this accord is not a just peace.
8. Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.
9. Generally, news reporting and punditry are respectful of the rich and disdainful of the poor.
10. There is a common tendency to ignore the poor or to develop some rationalisation for the good fortune of the fortunate.
11. There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men—true nobility is being superior to your former self.
12. No! Try Not — Do, or Do Not; There is no Try...
13. An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind
14. Freedom is not merely the opportunity to do as one pleases; neither is it merely the opportunity to choose between set alternatives. Freedom is, first of all, the chance to formulate the available choices, to argue over them — and then, the opportunity to choose.
15. They make a desert and call it peace.
16. Don’t use that foreign word “ideals”. We have that excellent native word “lies”.
17. Fear is the path to the Dark Side... Fear leads to anger... anger leads to hate... hate leads to suffering...
18. There’s enough on this planet for everyone’s needs but not for everyone’s greed
19. I destroy my enemy by making him my friend
20. Freedom without opportunity is a devil’s gift, and the refusal to provide such opportunities is criminal
21. Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places close to home...Such are the places where every man, woman, and child seeks equal justice, equal opportunity, equal dignity, without discrimination
22. Those with power are frequently least aware of—or least willing to acknowledge—its existence [and] those with less power are often most aware of its existence
23. As the world goes, right is only in question between equals in power, while the strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must
24. Most of the things worth doing in the world have been declared impossible before they were done.
25. More! More! is the cry of a mistaken soul.
26. Every corner of the public psyche is canvassed by some of the most talented citizens to see if the desire for some merchandisable product can be cultivated.
27. The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
28. Live life simply so that others may simply live
29. The first casualty when war comes is Truth
30. If you come only to help me, you can go back home. But if you consider my struggle as part of your struggle for survival, then maybe we can work together.
31. During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
32. What journalism is really about—it’s to monitor power and the centres of power.
33. Rules are written for those who lack the ability to truly reason. But for those who can, rules become nothing more than guidelines, and live their lives governed not by rules but by reason.
34. Freedom? you asking me about freedom? you asking me about freedom? I’ll be honest with you, I know a whole lot more, about what freedom isn’t than what it is…
35. I challenge anybody to show me an example of bias in Fox News Channel.
36. All The News Thats Fit to Print.
37. Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
38. To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
39. War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
40. True compassion is more than flinging a coin at a beggar; it comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring.
41. To tackle the underlying roots of violence and conflict, we need a massive international effort to reduce poverty and injustice, and to promote development, democracy and human rights.
42. All that it takes for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing.
43. Todays impossibilities are tomorrows miracles.
44. All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed, second it is violently opposed, and third, it is accepted as self-evident.
45. If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will Lose its freedom: and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that, too.
46. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
47. We should never forget that everything Adolf Hitler did in Germany was “legal” and everything the Hungarian freedom fighters did in Hungary was “illegal.”
48. Intelligence makes me a pessimist; Willpower makes me an optimist.
49. We should be treating, I think, the whole issue of climate change and global warming with a far greater degree of priority than I think is happening now.
50. What changed in the United States with Hurricane Katrina was a feeling that we have entered a period of consequences.
51. Our nation has both an obligation and self-interest in facing head-on the serious environmental, economic and national security threat posed by global warming.
52. We simply must do everything we can in our power to slow down global warming before it is too late. The science is clear. The global warming debate is over.
53. One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one.
54. If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day.
55. All who affirm the use of violence admit it is only a means to achieve justice and peace. But peace and justice are nonviolence...the final end of history. Those who abandon nonviolence have no sense of history. Rather they are bypassing history, freezing history, betraying history.
56. We shall find peace. We shall hear angels. We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
The single clenched fist lifted and ready,
Or the open hand held out and waiting.
For we meet by one or the other.
58. The peace and welfare of this and coming generations of Americans will be secure only as we cling to the watchword of true patriotism: "Our country -- when right to be kept right; when wrong to be put right
59. Everyone's a pacifist between wars. It's like being a vegetarian between meals.
60. In peace the sons bury their fathers, but in war the fathers bury their sons.
61. Never, "for the sake of peace and quiet," deny your own experience or convictions.
62. If we are going to stop wars on this earth, we are going to have to make war on hunger our number one priority.
63. They have not wanted Peace at all; they have wanted to be spared war -- as though the absence of war was the same as peace
64. Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.
65. Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict -- alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
66. We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom
67. For everything there is a season,
And a time for every matter under heaven:
A time to be born, and a time to die;
A time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted;
A time to kill, and a time to heal;
A time to break down, and a time to build up;
A time to weep, and a time to laugh;
A time to mourn, and a time to dance;
A time to throw away stones, and a time to gather stones together;
A time to embrace, And a time to refrain from embracing;
A time to seek, and a time to lose;
A time to keep, and a time to throw away;
A time to tear, and a time to sew;
A time to keep silence, and a time to speak;
A time to love, and a time to hate,
A time for war, and a time for peace.
68. There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy.
69. When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.
70. I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
71. Religion and science both profess peace (and the sincerity of the professors is not being doubted), but each always turns out to have a dominant part in any war that is going or contemplated.
72. You can't shake hands with a clenched fist.
73. We kind o' thought Christ went agin war an' pillage.
74. When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
75. It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
76. Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
77. Peace is not achieved by controlling nations, but mastering our thoughts.
78. Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will live as one.
79. While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind.
80. There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community.
81. When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world.
82. Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
83. Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done.
84. One day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but that it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.
85. True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
86. I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage.
87. Non-cooperation is a measure of discipline and sacrifice, and it demands respect for the opposite views.
88. If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
89. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living. We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount.
90. There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life -- happiness, freedom, and peace of mind -- are always attained by giving them to someone else.
91. The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
92. A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.
93. The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.
94. Everyday we do things, we are things that have to do with peace. If we are aware of our life..., our way of looking at things, we will know how to make peace right in the moment, we are alive.
95. The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
96. If there must be trouble let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.
97. First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
98. Symptoms of Inner Peace
99. 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.
100. If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other