U Thant — Statesman born on January 22, 1909, died on December 30, 1974

Thant, known honorifically as U Thant was a Burmese diplomat and the third Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1961 to 1971; the first non-European to hold the position... (wikipedia)

The war we have to wage today has only one goal and that is to make the world safe for diversity.
Every human being, of whatever origin, of whatever station, deserves respect. We must each respect others even as we respect ourselves.
Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.