A set of famous sayings together, quotes pictures
Saturday, September 20, 2008
If there is to be peace in the world,
There must be peace in the nations.
If there is to be peace in the nations,
There must be peace in the cities.
If there is to be peace in the cities,
There must be peace between neighbors.
If there is to be peace between neighbors,
There must be peace in the home.
If there is to be peace in the home,
There must be peace in the heart.
"This is the way of peace: overcome evil with good, and falsehood with truth, and hatred with love."
"What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family."
"Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace."
"Peace is the altar of God, the condition in which happiness exists."
"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn."
"I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their happiness or satisfaction. Yet true happiness comes from a sense of peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved through the cultivation of altruism, of love and compassion, and elimination of ignorance, selfishness, and greed."
"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
"I was once asked why I don't participate in anti-war demonstrations. I said that I will never do that, but as soon as you have a pro-peace rally, I'll be there."
"The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize that at the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit, and that this center is really everywhere, it is within each of us."
"Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal."
Martin Luther King, Jr.
"We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace."
"When my heart is at peace, the world is at peace."
"There never was a good war or bad peace."
"Peace is always beautiful."
"If you yourself are at peace, then there is at least some peace in the world."
"If you scramble about in search of inner peace, you will lose your inner peace."
"It is no longer good enough to cry peace, we must act peace, live peace, and live in peace."
"Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender of attachment to results, because there follows immediate peace."
Bhagavad Gita 12:12
"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 Naht Hanh