There should be no censorship of mail.
Punishment cannot heal spirits, can only break them.
Think first of the action that is right to take, think later about coping with one's fears.
Nonviolent tactics can move into action on our behalf men not naturally inclined to act for us.
People who attack others need rationalizations for doing so. We undermine those rationalizations.
This is the heart of my argument: We can put more pressure on the antagonist for whom we show human concern.
All prisons that have existed in our society to date put people away as no human being should ever be put away.
Nonviolent action does not have to get others to be nice. It can in effect force them to consult their consciences.
The injunction that we should love our neighbors as ourselves means to us equally that we should love ourselves as we love our neighbors.
Vengeance is not the point; change is. But the trouble is that in most people's minds the thought of victory and the thought of punishing the enemy coincide.