If development is the new name for peace, war and preparations for war are the major enemy of the healthy development of peoples. If we take the common good of all humanity as our norm, instead of individual greed, peace would be possible.
One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one.
What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?
You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
There never was a good war or a bad revolution.
We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the postive affirmation of peace.
It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.
It is my conviction that there is no way to peace - peace is the way.
Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
Unconditional love will have the final word in reality.
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
Returning violence for violence multiplies violence... Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
Imagine all the people living life in peace.
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from force of character: for obedience is the constant will to execute what, by the general decree of the commonwealth, ought to be done.
Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom. And now, as in no other age, we seek it because we have been warned, by the power of modern weapons, that peace may be the only climate possible for human life itself.
In war, truth is the first casualty.
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