THOUSAND CRANES PEACE NETWORK
Peace Talks - Peace and Self
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Peace is not a gap between times of fighting,
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing
opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.
Peace is not just the absence of war...Like a cathedral, peace
must be constructed patiently and with unshakable faith.
...peace is the healing and the elevating influence of the world...
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
Peace is more the product of our day-to-day living
Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one
step at a time.
Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
Peace is the skilful management of conflict.
Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.
Peace is envisioning a solution to the unsolvable. It means
thinking the unthinkable, that we might just call a halt, yesterday to
Peace, in international affairs, is a period of cheating between
Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative
Peace is a state of mind, not a state of the nation. Without
personal transformation, the people of the world will be forever locked
Peace is: to live, to love, to learn, and leave a legacy with
balance and joy.
Peace is our gift to each other.
Peace is not the product of terror or fear.
THE PEACEFUL SELF
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Charity is in the heart of man, and righteousness in the path
As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able
Peace and quiet is the true path in the world.
If we have not peace within ourselves,
For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the
The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure,
Only by having faith in ourselves can we be faithful to others.
Until you make peace with who you are,
When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person
Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be,
We know the truth, not only by the reason, but by the heart.
There is a criterion by which you can judge whether the thoughts
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves,
Before we can make friends with anyone else,
Keep quiet. Do your work in the world, but inwardly keep
He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the
There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.
I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything I still believe
This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with
You must learn to be still in the midst of activity.
World peace will never be stable until enough of us find inner
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
He who can control his rising anger as a coachman controls his
Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
If you don't wish to be prone to anger do not feed the habit;
give it nothing which may tend to its increase. At first, keep quiet
and count the days when you were not angry: "I used to be angry everyday,
then every other day;
We have seen the enemy and he is us.
PEACE STARTS WITH THE SELF
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
The course of human history is determined, not by what happens
in the skies, but by what takes place in our hearts.
No one can find inner peace except by working, not in a self-
Peace must begin within self before there can come action or self
application in a way to bring peace - even in thine own household,
in thine own vicinity,
What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters
Living the truth in your heart without compromise brings kindness
into the world. Attempts at kindness that compromise your heart cause only
There never was a war that was not inward;
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy,
The Peace Prayer.
Peace, like charity, begins at home.
First there must be order and harmony within your own mind.
Peace will come only when you yourself are peaceful,
Only when peace lives in each of us, will it live outside of us.
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