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"The age of nations is past, the task before us now, if we are to survive is to shake off our ancient prejudices, and build the earth." Teilhard de Chardin

Peace is the only battle worth waging.", Albert Camus

I am a citizen, not of Athens, or Greece, but of the World" Socrate (5th Century B.C.)

"I am a citizen of the whole world." Diogene

“The only way to go forward is to put the world law above that of the states. Making such laws means having a parliament; this requires us to create a parliament through worldwide elections where all peoples participate”. Albert Camus

"Nationalism is no longer the highest concept. The supreme concept is a world community." Mahatma Gandhi

"Science has made unrestricted national sovereignty incompatible with human survival. The only possibilities are now world government or death." Bertrand Russell

Unless we establish some form of world government, it will not be possible for us to avert a World War III in the future. Wiston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain, 1945

With all my heart I believe that the world's present system of sovereign nations can only lead to barbarism, war and inhumanity, and that only World law can assure progress towards a civilized peaceful community. Albert Einstein

"As long as there are sovereign nations possessing great power, war is inevitable." 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. The world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children." President Dwight D. Eisenhower

The world no longer has a choice between force and law; if civilization is to survive, it must choose the rule of law. President Dwight D. Eisenhower

"There must be, not a balance of power, but a community of power; not organized rivalries, but an organized common peace." President Woodrow Wilson

"There are no nations! There is only humanity. And if we don't come to understand that right soon, there will be no nations, because there will be no humanity." Isaac Asimov

"I am convinced that the Great Framer of the world will so develop it that it becomes one nation, so that armies and navies are no longer necessary." Ulysses S. Grant

"Unless we establish some form of world government, it will not be possible for us to avert a World War III in the future." Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain, 1945

"Unless some effective world supergovernment for the purpose of preventing war can be set up ... the prospects for peace and human progress are dark ....If .... it is found possible to build a world organization of irresistible force and inviolable authority for the purpose of securing peace, there are no limits to the blessings which all men enjoy and share." Winston Churchill

"There is no salvation for civilization, or even the human race, other than the creation of a world government." Albert Einstein

"... we have been warned by the power of modern weapons, that peace may be the only climate possible for human life itself ... There must be law, steadily invoked and respected by all nations, for without law, the world promises only such meager justice as the pity of the strong upon the weak." President Dwight D. Eisenhower

"We must create world-wide law and law enforcement as we outlaw world-wide war and weapons" President John F. Kennedy

"We seek to strengthen the United Nations, to help solve its financial problems, to make it a more effective instrument for peace, to develop it into a genuine world security system.capable of resolving disputes o­n the basis of law, of insuring the security of the large and the small, and of creating conditions under which arms can finally be abolished. The will requires a new effort to achieve world law." President John F. Kennedy

"There is an increasing awareness of the need for some form of global government." Mikhail Gorbachev

"...a fraction of the sovereignty of independent nation states will have to be given up for the security of the whole world." S. Radhakrishnan

"There is enough bad in people to make law necessary, and enough good in people to make it workable." --- Source unknown

"It will be just as easy for the nations to get along in a republic of the world as it is for you to get along in the republic of the United States." President Harry Truman

"The international community should support a system of laws to regularize international relations and maintain the peace in the same manner that law governs national order." -Pope John Paul II

"Today the universal common good presents us with problems which are world-wide in their dimensions; problems, therefore, which cannot be solved except by a public authority with power, organization and means co-extensive with these problems, and with a world-wide sphere of activity. Consequently the moral order itself demands the establishment of some such general form of public authority. Pope John XXIII , Encyclical "Pacem in Terris", art 137 (1963, 11th April)

"World federalism is an idea that will not die. More and more people are coming to realize that peace must be more than an interlude if we are to survive; that peace is a product of law and order; that law is essential if the force of arms is not to rule the world. U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas

"Patriotism in its simplest, clearest, and most indubitable meaning is nothing but an instrument for the attainment of the government's ambitious and mercenary aims, and a renunciation of human dignity, common sense, and conscience by the governed..." Leo Tolstoy

"Till the war-drum throbb'd no longer,
and the battle-flags were furl'd
In the Parliament of man,
the Federation of the world."
Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Peace is maintained by Justice, which is a Fruit of Government as Government is from Society, and Society from Consent.” William Penn

"We shall live together as brothers or die together as fools" Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

"In my opinion the only salvation for civilization and the human race lies in the creation of a world government, with security of nations founded upon law. As long as sovereign states continue to have separate armaments and armament secrets, new world wars will be inevitable.”, Albert Einstein

"A world government with powers adequate to guarantee security is not a remote ideal for the distant future. It is an urgent necessity if our civilization is to survive." Albert Einstein

"... the emergency committee of atomic scientists, having explored for two years all means other than world government for making responsible the control of atomic energy, has become convinced that no other method than world government can be expected to prove effective, and that the attainment of world government is therefore the most urgent problem now facing mankind." 1948 Resolution

"The abolition of war is no longer an ethical question to be pondered solely by learned philosophers and ecclesiastics, but a hard core one for the decision of the masses whose survival is the issue.

Many will tell you with mockery and ridicule that the abolition of war can only be a dream - that it is the vague imagining of a visionary. But we must go on or we will go under ... We must have new thoughts, new ideas, new concepts. We must break out of the straightjacket of the past. We must sufficient imagination and courage to translate the universal wish for peace - which is rapidly becoming a necessity - into actuality." General Douglas MacArthur, July 5, 1961

"World federalists hold before us the vision of a unified mankind living in peace under a just worl order. The heart of their program - a world under law - is realistic and attainable." U.N. Secretary General U Thant

"Our goals are the same as those of the U.N.'s founders, who sought to replace a world at war with one where the rule of law would prevail, where human rights were honored, where development would blossom, where conflict would give way to freedom from violence." President Ronald Reagan, Address to the U.N. General Assembly, Sept 26, 1983

"With all my heart I believe that the world's present system of sovereign nations can lead only to barbarism, war and inhumanity." Albert Einstein

"It will be just as easy for nations to get along in a republic of the world as it is for you to get along in the republic of the United States. Now when Kansas and Colorado have a quarrel over the water in the Arkansas river they don't call out the national guard in each state and go to war over it. They bring suit in the Supreme Court of the United States and abide by the decision. There isn't a reason in the world why we can't do that internationally." President Harry S. Truman

"Any scientist can testify that a dead ocean means a dead planet .... No national law, no national precautions can save the planet. The ocean, more than any other part of our planet, ... is a classic example of the absolute need for international global action." Thor Hyerdahl

"A new generation could trespass the narrow limits of nationalism and start to think and act as a simple member of human race." Jeremy Rifkin

"It is obvious that no difficulty in the way of world government can match the danger of a world without it." Carl Van Doren

"My country is the world, and my religion is to do good." Thomas Paine

 "A federation of all humanity, together with a sufficient measure of social justice to ensure health, education, and a rough equality of opportunity, would mean such a release and increase of human energy as to open up a new phase in human history." H.G. Wells





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