"The Nobel Prize is an honor unique in the world in having found its way into the hearts and minds of simple people everywhere. It casts a light of peace and reason upon us all and for that I am especially grateful."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."George Wald on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."George Wald on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."George Wald 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."George Wald 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."George Wald on John Lennon
"Science goes from question to question big questions, and little, tentative answers. The questions as they age grow ever broader, the answers are seen to be more limited."
"There is nothing worth having that can he obtained by nuclear war - nothing material or ideological - no tradition that it can defend. It is utterly self-defeating."
"The concept of war crimes is an American invention."
"All War Departments are now Defense Departments. This is all part of the doubletalk of our time. The aggressor is always on the other side."