“You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”
“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and rightdoing there is a field.
I’ll meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass
the world is too full to talk about.”
“Don’t Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold.”
“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”
“If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.”
“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”
“When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed.”
“Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day:
– I shall not fear anyone on Earth.
– I shall fear only God.
– I shall not bear ill will toward anyone.
– I shall not submit to injustice from anyone.
– I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering.”
“If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that’s a problem. Peace and love are eternal.”
“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.”
“My therapist told me the way to achieve true inner peace is to finish what I start. So far today, I have finished 2 bags of M&M’s and a chocolate cake. I feel better already.”
“Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.”
“The world is quiet here.”
“Dad, how do soldiers killing each other solve the world’s problems?”
“War is over … If you want it.”
“The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.”
“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”
“Sometimes you have to pick the gun up to put the Gun down.”
“You have peace,” the old woman said, “when you make it with yourself.”
“Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.”
“To look life in the face, always, to look life in the face, and to know it for what it is…at last, to love it for what it is, and then to put it away.”
“How come we play war and not peace?”
“Too few role models.”
“There is no ‘way to peace,’ there is only ‘peace.”