“Power can be used for any purpose, but non-violence and the power of of justice can serve only justice.”
“… the future must be a future of non-violence, or else there will be no future.”
“…peace, strength and joy.”
Lanza del Vasto, (Giuseppe Giovanni Luigi Enrico Lanza di Trabia), (September 29,Â 1901Â â€“Â January 5,1981) was a philosopher, poet, artist, and nonviolent activist.
He was born inÂ San Vito dei Normanni,Â ItalyÂ and died inÂ Elche de la Sierra,Â Spain.
A western disciple ofÂ Mohandas K. Gandhi, he worked for inter-religious dialogue, spiritual renewal, ecological activism andÂ nonviolence.
In 1962 the Community of the Ark settled in Haut-Languedoc, in the south ofÂ France, at the Borie Noble, nearÂ LodÃ¨ve, in a deserted village