"Some people suggest that the problem is the separation of powers. If you had a parliamentary system, the struggle for power would not result in such complex peace treaties that empower so many different people to pursue so many contradictory aims."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."James Q. Wilson on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."James Q. Wilson on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."James Q. Wilson 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."James Q. Wilson 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."James Q. Wilson on John Lennon
"But no one has yet succeeded in reducing the size or scope of the federal government."