Posts Tagged ‘peace’

Quote of the day, Aug. 24

August 24, 2017

Thomas à Kempis, on peace

“In omnibus requiem quaesivi, et nusquam inveni nisi in angulo cum libro.”

(Everywhere I have sought peace and not found it, except in a corner with a book.)

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Quote of the day, March 10

March 10, 2017

John F. Kennedy, on peace

“Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.”

Quote of the day, Jan. 26

January 26, 2017

Mohandas K. Gandhi (1948)

“I want you to take a vow that you will never again listen to the voice of Satan and abandon the way of brotherliness and peace.”

Quote of the day, July 13

July 13, 2016

David Walker, from the Appeal

“Treat us like men, and there is no danger but we will all live in peace and happiness together. For we are not like you, hard hearted, unmerciful, and unforgiving. What a happy country this will be, if the whites will listen.”

Quote of the day, Jan. 15

January 15, 2016

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“We must come to see that the end we seek is a society at peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience.”

Quote of the day, July 17

July 17, 2015

Matthew Arnold, from “Merope” (1858)

Peace, peace is what I seek and public calm,
Endless extinction of unhappy hates.

Quote of the day, April 11

April 11, 2015

Thich Nhat Tu, from Inner Freedom (2008)

“Peace: Real peace always comes from within. (more…)

Quote of the day, July 15

July 14, 2014

Mohandas K. Gandhi, on peace

“A soldier of peace unlike the one of the sword has to give all his spare time to the promotion of peace alike in war time as in peace time.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 15

October 15, 2013

Charles Dickens, on peace (from Bleak House)

“What is peace? Is it war? No. Is it strife? No. Is it lovely, and gentle, and beautiful, and pleasant, and serene, and joyful? Oh, yes! Therefore, my friends, I wish for peace, upon you and upon yours.”

Quote of the day, Sept. 22

September 22, 2013

Benjamin Franklin, on peace

“There never was a good war, or a bad peace.”