"I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace... It is not better for a man to die for a cause in which he believes, such as peace, than to suffer for a cause in which he does not believe, such as war?"
1931 California Institute of Technology
Speaking on the danger of blind adherence to ideology, even the idealistic ideology of pacifism.
I clipped this quote out of a magazine years ago. I helps me understand a duality I have always had, but never understood.