"Revenge only engenders violence, not clarity and true peace. I think liberation must come from within."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Sandra Cisneros on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Sandra Cisneros on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Sandra Cisneros 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."Sandra Cisneros 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."Sandra Cisneros on John Lennon
"I think my family and closest friends are learning about my need to withdraw, and I am learning how to restore and store my energy to both serve the community to the best of my ability and to serve my writer's heart."
"I was silent as a child, and silenced as a young woman I am taking my lumps and bumps for being a big mouth, now, but usually from those whose opinion I don't respect."