“He thought he suddenly understood. For the Lincon-shire sergeant-major the word Peace meant that a man could stand up on a hill. For him it meant someone to talk to.”
Ford Madox Ford
“Often times, the greatest peace comes of surrender.”
Richard Paul Evans
“لا يمكنك أن تفهمي شخصا ما بالفعل حتى تنظري إلى الأمور بمنظاره هو! وحتى تلبسي جلده وتتجولي به!”
“We are faced with choices every moment of our lives. Whatever choice we exercise must make us comfortable and at peace. Choices that are made out of fear and anxiety often do not lead to right action—Sasha Samy, Transcending Abuse & Betrayal.”
“But I do like churches. The way it feels inside. It feels good when you just sit there, like you’re in a forest and everything’s really quiet, except there’s still this sound you can’t hear.”
“I beseech you, little brothers, that you be as wise as brother Daisy and brother dandelion; for never do they lie awake thinking of tomorrow, yet they have gold crowns like kings and emperors or like Charlemagne in all his glory.”
“There is no fortune greater than peace; there is no force greater than peace; there is no excellent tapas greater than peace; there is no immortal life greater than [living in] peace.”
“Build a House for men and birds.
Sit with them and play music.
For a day, for just one day,
talk about that which disturbs no one
and bring some peace,
into your beautiful eyes.”
“Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?” (Hebrews 13:5–6)”
“Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.”
“excitement is found along the road, not at the end, and likewise, peace is not a fixed point-except perhaps in the unwanted “rest in peace” sense. PEACE is the breathing space between destinations, between excitements, an occasional part of the journey, if you’re lucky. PEACE is a space you move through very rarely, and very briefly-but your not allowed to stay there.
you have to keep moving, and go do what you do.
because you can…”
“The ‘HIGHway’ to peace is humility!”
“As long as people will shed the blood of innocent creatures there can be no peace, no liberty, no harmony between people. Slaughter and justice cannot dwell together.”
Isaac Bashevis Singer
“One cannot make plans to acquire happiness; it has to be unbidden and spontaneous only than it can give us peace.”
“il y a toute cette autre pensée de la guerre, non pas virile, exaltante, source de grandeur ou d’accomplissement de soi, mais tout simplement nécessaire car l’alternative à cette guerre ce ne serait pas la paix mais l’enfer…(ch. 5
La nostalgie de la guerre)”
“Tis true my garments threadbare are,
And sorry poor I seem;
But inly I am richer far
Than any poet’s dream.
For I’ve a hidden life no one
Can ever hope to see;
A sacred sanctuary none
May share with me.
Aloof I stand from out the strife,
Within my heart a song;
By virtue of my inner life
I to myself belong.
Against man-ruling I rebel,
Yet do not fear defeat,
For to my secret citadel
I may retreat.
Oh you who have an inner life
Beyond this dismal day
With wars and evil rumours rife,
Go blessedly your way.
Your refuge hold inviolate;
Unto yourself be true,
And shield serene from sordid fate
The Real You.”
Robert W. Service
“The lights flickered, the pain went away, and her mother was holding her, singing ‘Sleep sweet sleep’. (The Children of Ankh series) Kim Cormack”
“Happiness is the contentment in the heart, peace of mind, a sense of stability, a right attitude and being content with what is sufficient.”
“We are what we are, and life is what it is, but God is bigger than any cross we bear”
“Fighting for your convictions is important. But finding peace is paramount.”
“I have lived with several Zen masters — all of them cats.”
“I have just lost my reason for fighting so hard. How do I go on now, without my thing to fight for?’ And he whispered into my ear, he said: ‘Maybe it’s time to stop fighting.”
C. JoyBell C.
“December is an old friend; it reminds you of the past, together you share some laughs and tears, you feel warm-hearted though it’s freezing outside. But, the goodbye is inevitable. May the memories we share with this friend next year be filled with comfort, peace and Love.”
“When I stand before thee at the day’s end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing.”
“I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.”