I object to violence because when it appears to do
good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
-- Mohandas K. Gandhi
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind...War
will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys
the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
-- John F. Kennedy
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which
we arrive at that goal.
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.
There must be, not a balance of power, but a community of power; not organized
rivalries, but an organized peace.
-- Woodrow Wilson
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
-- Salvor Hardin
Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls
into the pit which he digs for another.
-- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
They are not following dharma who resort to violence to achieve their
purpose. But those who lead others through nonviolent means, knowing right
and wrong, may be called guardians of the dharma.
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.
-- Mark Twain
When life is victorious, there is birth; when it is thwarted, there is
death. A warrior is always engaged in a life-and-death struggle for Peace.
-- Morihei Ueshiba
Many speak of Peace without knowing love. Peace sprouts from the root
-- Agostino of Ippona