Quotes on “Peace/Peacefulness”

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Quotes on “Peace/Peacefulness”

Peacefulness … begins by recognizing the people and things with which I disagree, and then acts to refuse their control over my attitude, consciously choosing to remain quiet and undisturbed.

“If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.”
  Moshi Dayan
1915-1981, Israeli General
“Those who love they law have great peace, and nothing causes them to stumble.”
  Bible
[Psalms 119:165}
Sacred Scriptures of Christians and Judaism
“He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.”
  Benjamin Franklin
1706-1790, American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat
“When a person’s ways please the Lord, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with them.”
  Bible
Sacred Scriptures of Christians and Judaism
Peace is not something you wish for; It’s something you make, Something you do, Something you are, And something you give away.”
  Robert Fulghum
American Writer, Minister, Working Cowboy
“Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace, Where there is hatred, let me sow love.”
  St. Francis of Assisi
1181-1226, Italian Preacher, Founder of the Franciscan Order
“It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.”
  Andre Gide
1869-1951, French Author
“Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your convictions.”
  Dag Hammarskjold
1905-1961, Swedish Statesman, Secretary-general of U.N.
“In moderating, not satisfying desires, lies peace.”
  Ben Hecht
1894-1964, American Newspaperman, Novelist, Playwright
Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.”
  Herbert Clark Hoover
1874-1964, Thirty-first President of the USA
Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.”
  Lyndon B. Johnson
1908-1973, Thirty-sixth President of the USA
“Do not let your peace depend on the hearts of men; whatever they say about you, good or bad, you are not because of it another man, for as you are, you are.”
  Thomas ä Kempis
1379-1471, German Monk, Mystic, Religious Writer
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.”
  John F. Kennedy
1917-1963, Thirty-fifth President of the USA
“Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush, anxious for greater developments and greater riches and so on, so that children have very little time for their parents. Parents have very little time for each other, and in the home begins the disruption of peace of the world.”
  Mother Teresa
1910-1997, Albanian-born Roman Catholic Missionary
Peace, like charity, begins at home.”
  Franklin D. Roosevelt
1882-1945, Thirty-second President of the USA
“A peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience.”
  William Shakespeare
1564-1616, British Poet, Playwright, Actor

 

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