If you use weapons of war to bring about peace, you're going to have more war and destruction.
Coretta Scott King
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I am convinced that the women of the world, united without any regard for national or racial dimensions, can become a most powerful force for international peace and brotherhood.
When the heart is right, the mind and the body will follow.
When you are willing to make sacrifices for a great cause, you will never be alone.
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