Abdul BAHA

"It is not for him to pride himself who loveth his own country, but rather for him who loveth the whole world.
The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens."
(Baha' Ullah)

Sheikh Ahmadou BAMBA

"And the Lord will assist me, His creatures will follow me, they will come from the lands and the seas, I will be their benefactor without causing them any prejudice. "

Eleanor ROOSEVELT

"For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it."

Emir ABDEL KADER

"My heart has become capable of every form : It is a pasture for gazelles and a convent for christian monks and a temple for idols and the pilgrim's kaa'ba, and the tables of the Torah and the book of the Quran. I follow the religion of love : whatever way love's camels take, that is my religion and my faith. "
(Ibn Arabi, spiritual master of the Emir)

Jody WILLIAMS

"Together we have given the world the possibility of one day living on a truly mine-free planet."

Mahatma GANDHI

"We have to make truth and non-violence not matters for mere individual practice but for practices by groups and communitiesand nations. That, at any rate, is my dream."

Martin LUTHER KING

"Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals."

Mère TERESA

"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."

Nelson MANDELA

"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."

Sa Saintet├ę Le Dala├» LAMA

"Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive."

Shirin EBADI

"If the 21st century wishes to free itself from the cycle of violence, acts of terror and war, and avoid the repetition of the 20th centuary - that most disaster-ridden century of humankind, there is no other way, except by understanding and putting into practice every human right for all mankind, irrespective of race, gender, faith, nationality or social status. In anticipation of that day and with much gratitude."

Soeur EMMANUELLE

"Let us work relentlessly so that Man may be respected everywhere."

Wangari MAATHAI

"The environment is very important for peace, for when we destroy our resources and they become scarce, we fight to obtain them."

William PENN

"Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains."