"The war we have to wage today has only one goal and that is to make the world safe for diversity."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."U Thant on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."U Thant on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."U Thant on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."U Thant on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."U Thant on Winston Churchill
"Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace."
"Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves."