"Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars... Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. "
"Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it."
"Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true."
Martin Luther King, Jr., via
It is interesting that there has been a mad rush on the 'tubes to declare these kinds of statements "misquotes". By whom, I will let the educated reader surmise.
Obviously, Dr. King would have been a great supporter of the War on Terra. Just ask this guy: