"The peace movement is a great force for peace. Some of the world's most quarrelsome people act out their aggressions through the peace movement."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."John McCarthy on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."John McCarthy on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."John McCarthy 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."John McCarthy 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."John McCarthy on John Lennon
"It is said that man doesn't live by bread alone. Sometimes this is unfortunate, because people who cannot live by bread alone too often kill other people in consequence of the fights they get into."
"If a person can be said to have the wrong attitude, there is no need to pay attention to his arguments."
"Of course, Third World leaders love you. By ascribing third world ills to First World sins, you absolve them of blame for their countries' failure to advance."
"In human history, the desire for revenge and the desire for loot have often been closely associated."
"Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information."