The only thing that's been a worse flop than the organization of non violence has been the organization of violence.
If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
You don't get to choose how you're going to die, or when. You can decide how you're going to live now.
As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.
It seems to me that those songs that have been any good, I have nothing much to do with the writing of them. The words have just crawled down my sleeve and come out on the page.
Hypothetical questions get hypothetical answers.
Action is the antidote to despair.
I've never had a humble opinion. If you've got an opinion, why be humble about it?
Instead of getting hard ourselves and trying to compete, women should try and give their best qualities to men - bring them softness, teach them how to cry.
That's all nonviolence is - organized love.
I have been true to the principles of nonviolence, developing a stronger and stronger aversion to the ideologies of both the far right and the far left and a deeper sense of rage and sorrow over the suffering they continue to produce all over the wor
The easiest kind of relationship is with ten thousand people, the hardest is with one.
You may not know it, but at the far end of despair, there is a white clearing where one is almost happy.
Seeing you sleeping peacefully on your back among your stuffed ducks, bears and basset hounds, would remind me that no matter how good the next day might be, certain moments were gone forever because we could not go backwards in time
The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people. The hardest is with one.