Sunday, 15 September 2013

Peace - Quotes

A mind at peace does not engender wars. - Sophocles

Absolute peace in our world is an unattainable goal. But it is one towards which we must continue to journey, our eyes fixed on it as a traveller in a desert fixes his eyes on the one guiding star that will lead him to salvation. - Aung San Suu Kyi

After a long, hopeless war, people will settle for peace, at almost any price. - Salman Rushdie

An army in peace is like an overcoat in July – not useful, but not to be thrown away. - Austin O’Malley

At the heart of happiness lies peace. It is the last and the highest attainment of the soul. - Hugh Black

Better to keep peace than to gain a victory. - Ivan Panin

Do not let the behaviour of others destroy your inner peace. - Dalai Lama

Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances. -Mahatma Gandhi

Even peace may be purchased at too high a price. - Benjamin Franklin

Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one’s level of peace of mind. - Sydney Madwed

Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears; there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death. - Buddha

Find peace in where and what you are. - Christopher Paolini

Finding peace within your own mind is a life long journey, in which many do not find. - Unknown

Finding True Inner Peace is as simple as drawing out the clutter in our outer reality and the clutter we allow in our inner reality. Inner peace is within us all. It is our true state of being. - Maggie Anderson

Freedom from desire leads to inner peace. - Lao Tzu

He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home. - Johann Von Goethe

He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees. - Benjamin Franklin

If everyone demanded peace instead of another TV set, we'd have peace. - John Lennon

If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work. - Thich Nhat Hanh

If it is peace you want, seek to change yourself, not other people. It is easier to protect your feet with slippers than to carpet the whole of the earth. - Anthony de Mello

If peace cannot be maintained with honour, it is no longer peace. - Lord John Russell

If there is righteousness in the heart, there will be beauty in the character. If there be beauty in the character, there will be harmony in the home. If there is harmony in the home, there will be order in the nation. When there is order in the nation, there will be peace in the world. - Unknown

If there is peace in your mind you will find peace with everybody. If your mind is agitated you will find agitation everywhere. So first find peace within and you will see this inner peace reflected everywhere else. - Papaji

If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like a flower, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace. - Thich Nhat Hanh

If we are to live together in peace, we must come to know each other better. - Lyndon Baines Johnson

If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else. - Marvin Gaye

If you don't have peace, it isn't because someone took it from you; you gave it away. You cannot always control what happens to you, but you can control what happens in you. - John C. Maxwell

If you don't know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he's just like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes and fears. It's one world, pal. We're all neighbours. - Frank Sinatra

If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace. If you let go completely, you will have complete peace. - Unknown

If you think that peace and happiness are somewhere else and you run after them, you will never arrive. It is only when you realize that peace and happiness are available here in the present moment that you will be able to relax. In daily life, there is so much to do and so little time. You may feel pressured to run all the time. Just stop! Touch the ground of the present moment deeply, and you will touch real peace and joy. - Thich Nhat Hahn

Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions. - Unknown

It is the oldest ironies that are still the most satisfying: man, when preparing for bloody war, will orate loudly and most eloquently in the name of peace. - Alan Moore

It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it. - Eleanor Roosevelt

Keep peace in your heart. - Unknown

Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace. - Robert J. Sawyer

Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a moustache: You will not be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you. - Ajahn Chah

Make peace with your past so it won’t screw up your present. - Unknown

Many a happiness in life, as many a disaster, can be due to chance, but the peace within us can never be governed by chance. - Maurice Maeterlinck

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. - Saint Francis De Sales

No man should think that peace comes easily. Peace does not come by merely wanting it, or shouting for it, or marching down Main Street for it. Peace is built brick by brick, mortared by the stubborn effort and the total energy and imagination of able and dedicated men. - Lyndon Baines Johnson

No one is so foolish as to prefer war to peace, in which, instead of sons burying their fathers, fathers bury their sons. - Herodotus

None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled utopia than that of eternal peace. - Theodor Wiesengrund

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing can give peace to him who is at enmity with his own reason. - Benjamin Whichcote

Once you stop clinging and let things be, you’ll be free. You’ll transform everything. And you’ll be at peace wherever you are. - Bodhidharma

One who is at peace can draw good from everything. - Gerhard Groote 

Peace begins with a smile. - Mother Teresa

Peace can become a lens through which you see the world. Be it. Live it.Radiate it out. Peace is an inside job. - Wayne Dyer

Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding. - Albert Einstein

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. - The Buddha

Peace does not dwell in outward things, but within the soul. If we have not peace within ourselves, it is in vain to seek it from outward sources. Nobody can bring you peace but yourself. - Unknown

Peace does not mean being in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work.  It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart. - Unknown

Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from enlightenment and educating people to behave more in a divine manner. - Carlos Santana

Peace is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people. - Jawaharlal Nehru

Peace is not an absence of war; it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, and justice. - Baruch Spinoza

Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men. - Herbert Clark Hoover

Peaceful is the one who is not concerned about having more or less. Unbound by name and fame he is free from sorrow, from the world, and mostly from himself. - Rumi

Peace is the result of re-training  your mind to process life as it is rather than as you think it should be. - Wayne Dyer

Peace is not the absence of conflict; it is the absence of inner conflict. - Unknown

Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions. - Oscar Arias

Peace is present right here and now, in ourselves and in everything we do and see. Every breath we take, every step we take, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity. The question is whether or not we are in touch with it. We need only to be awake, alive in the present moment. - Thich Nhat Hanh

Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful. - Johann Von Schiller

Peace is when time doesn’t matter as it passes by. - Maria Schell

Root out the violence in your life, and learn to live compassionately and mindfully. Seek peace. When you have peace within, real peace with others is possible. - Thich Naht Hanh

Scarcely is there any peace so unjust that it is better than even the fairest war. - Desiderius Erasmus

The less you respond to rude, critical, argumentative people, the more peaceful your life will become. - Unknown

The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence. - Norman Vincent Peale

The man who is not at peace with himself cannot be at peace with the world.K. Sri Dhammananda

The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions. - Thich Nhat Hanh

There is no path to peace. Peace is the path. - Unknown

To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the chaos of a normal hectic life. - Jill Bolte Taylor

True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice. - Jane Addams 

Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have. - Doris Mortman

When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others. - Unknown

We can never obtain peace in the world if we neglect the inner world and don’t make peace with ourselves. World peace must develop out of inner peace. - Dalai Lama 

We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace. - William Ewart Gladstone

You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart. - George Michael

Your peace is more important than driving yourself crazy trying to understand why something happened the way it did. Let it go. - Unknown

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