"I dream of giving birth to a child who will
ask, 'Mother, what was war?' " - Eve Merriam
"Just as despair can come to one only from
other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one
only by other human beings" -- Elie Weisel
"Both the (person) of science and the (person)
of action live always at the edge of mystery,
surrounded by it." -- J. Robert Oppenheimer
"You are never strong enough that you don't
need help." -- Cesar Chavez
"Our upside down welfare state is socialism
for the rich, free enterprise for the poor."
-- William O. Douglas
"Blessed are the peacemakers:
for they shall be called the children of God."
- The Bible: Matthew V
"Though force can protect in emergency, only
justice, fairness, consideration and co-operation
can finally lead (people) to the dawn of eternal
peace ." -- Dwight D. Eisenhower
is always the same. It is young men dying in the
fullness of their promise. It is trying to kill
a man that you do not even know well enough to hate.
Therefore, to know war is to know that there is
still madness in the world. -- Lyndon Baines Johnson
"Be grateful for the home you have, knowing
that at this moment, all you have is all you need."
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
"We must love one another or die" -- W.H.
"Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political
and moral questions of our time:
the need for (people) to overcome oppression and
violence without resorting to oppression and violence."
-- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Peace is not merely the absence of war. It
is that climate in which (people) may be liberated
from the hopelessness that imprisons (their) spirit".
- Lyndon B. Johnson
"When you love you should not say, 'God is
in my heart,' but rather, 'I am in the heart of
God'. And think not you can direct the course of
love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course."
"War will exist until that distant day when
the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation
and prestige as the warrior does today." --
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
"The years teach much which the days never
knew." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
suggest that we are thieves in a way. If I take
anything that I do not need for my own immediate
use, and keep it, I thieve it from somebody else.
... Nature produces enough for our wants from day
to day, and if only every-body took enough for himself
and nothing more, there would be no pauperism in
this world, there would be no man dying of starvation
in this world. But so long as we have got this inequality,
so long we are thieving." -- Mahatma Gandhi
"Truth has no special time of its own. Its
hour is now -- always." -- Albert Schweitzer
"A long tongue
shortens life." -- anon
future is here. It's just not widely distributed
yet." - William
"Learn from yesterday,
live for today, hope for tomorrow" -- unknown
they'll give a war and nobody will come." -
"It's great to be great, but
it's greater to be human." - Will Rogers
our light goes out but is blown into a flame by
another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks
to those who have rekindled this light." -
a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy
to govern but impossible to enslave." - Baron
Henry Peter Brougham
generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service
and compassion are the things which renew humanity."
you did it to one of the least of these my brothers
and sisters, you were doing it to me!" - Bible
money, but then so does ignorance." - Sir Claus
highest use of capital is not to make more money,
but to make money do more for the betterment of
"Let the little
children come to me, and do not hinder them, for
the kingdom of God belongs to such as these."
What the people want is very simple - they want
an America as good as its promise." -
"If I am not for
myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others,
what am I? And if not now, when?" -- Rabbi
true wealth is the good we do in this world. None
of us has faith unless we desire for our neighbors
what we desire for ourselves. -
real and lasting victories are those of peace, and
not of war." -
Ralph Waldo Emerson
of a nation derives from the integrity of the home."
things that will destroy us are: politics without
principle; pleasure without conscience; wealth without
work; knowledge without character; business without
morality; science without humanity; and worship
without sacrifice." -
"Older men declare
war. But it is youth that must fight and die."
-- President Herbert Clark Hoover
la esclavitud se proscriba para siempre y lo mismo
la distinción de castas, quedando todos iguales...
(May slavery be banished forever together
with the distinction between castes, all remaining
Jose Maria Morelos y Pavón
"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."
- Gen. Omar N. Bradley
think that people want peace so much that one of
these days governments had better get out of the
way and let them have it ." -
Dwight D. Eisenhower
"Our days are a kaleidoscope.
Every instant a change takes place in the contents.
New harmonies, new contrasts, new combinations of
every sort. Nothing ever happens twice alike. The
most familiar people stand each moment in some new
relation to each other, to their work, to surrounding
objects." - Henry Ward Beecher
the stranger, as you yourself was once a stranger
if a foreign land -- traditional Jewish saying
a war breaks out, people say: 'It's too stupid,
it can't last long.' But though a war may be 'too
stupid,' that doesn't prevent its lasting."
rich swell up with pride, the poor from hunger"
"Let me tell you
what is coming. After the sacrifice of countless
millions of treasure and hundreds of thousands of
lives you may win (the Civil War), but I doubt it."
- Gov. Sam Houston
only do we have a right to know, we have a duty
to know what our Government is doing in our name.
- Walter Cronkite
is not healthy for children and other living things."
- Arlene Lorenzo
" Education is a better safeguard
of liberty than a standing army." - Edward
is over - if you want it!- John Lennon and
the King's English was good enough for Jesus, it's
good enough for me!" -
Texas Governor Ma Ferguson
"Blessed is the
season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy
of love." -- Hamilton Wright Mabie
must be something more than two wolves and a sheep
voting on what to have for dinner." -
You,' doesn't mean someone else and 'Feed the Hungry'
wasn't just a suggestion." -- Anon
"The 'I' in illness is isolation,
and the crucial letters in wellness are 'we'."
- Author unknown
think that people want peace so much that one of
these days government had better get out of their
way and let them have it. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
mind and the voice by themselves are not sufficient.
My hands, my feet, I throw my whole body to say
all that is within me." - Mahalia
"To the world
you might be one person, but to one person you might
be the world" -- Unknown
isn't nice to block the doorway / It isn't nice
to go to jail / There are nicer ways to do it /
But the nice ways always fail."
-- Malvina Reynolds
guns and the bombs, the rockets and the warships,
are all symbols of human failure. -
Lyndon B. Johnson
an honor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court,
but it will be even better when we get the second
cowgirl on the Supreme Court." -
Sandra Day O'Conno
"What a cruel
thing is war: to separate and destroy families and
friends, and mar the purest joys and happiness God
has granted us in this world; to fill our hearts
with hatred instead of love for our neighbors, and
to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world."
-- Gen. Robert E. Lee
is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's
clothes, and the right kind of day is
jeweled balm for the battered spirit. -
Ada Louise Huxtable
"The love of ones
country is a splendid thing. But why should love
stop at the border?" -- Pablo Casals