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- Peace Pilgrim: American non-denominational spiritual teacher, mystic and pacifist
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American statesman and physicist 1706-1790+2
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.Source: Poor Richards Almanack
Sri Swami Sivananda
Indian arts 1887-+1
A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
American humorist, writer+1
Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *and* fresher breath.
English writer 1709-1784+1
As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy.
Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677+1
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from the force of character.Source: Tractatus Politicus
Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC+1
God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674+1
I will not by the noise of bloody wars and the dethroning of kings advance you to glory: but by the gentle ways of peace and love.
Harry S. Truman
American president 1884-1972+1
It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
Marriage is the deep, deep peace of the double-bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise-longue.Source: Alexander Woollcott, The First Mrs. Tanqueray
Peace is never a perfect achievement.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945+1
Peace, like charity, begins at home.
American "First Lady" and columnist 1884-1962+1
Perhaps in His wisdom the Almighty is trying to show us that a leader may chart the way, may point out the road to lasting peace, but that many leaders and many peoples must do the building.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719+1
See in what peace a Christian can die.
American poet 1887-1972+1
War is pillage versus resistance and if illusions of magnitude could be transmuted into ideals of magnanimity, peace might be realized.
American non-denominational spiritual teacher, mystic and pacifist 1908-1981+1
You're in a much better position to talk with people when they approach you than when you approach them.