Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes


"True pacifism is not nonresistance to evil, but nonviolent resistance to evil." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"My pacifism is an instinctive feeling, a feeling that possesses me because the murder of men is disgusting. My attitude is not derived from any intellectual theory but is based on my deepest antipathy to every kind of cruelty and hatred. " - Albert Einstein

"Just for today I will exercise my soul in three ways: I will do somebody a good turn and not get found out. I will do at least two things I don't want to do." - William James