"The Israeli people must be free to live in peace and security."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Chuck Hagel on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Chuck Hagel on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Chuck Hagel on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Chuck Hagel on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Chuck Hagel on John Lennon
"Alliances and international organizations should be understood as opportunities for leadership and a means to expand our influence, not as constraints on our power."