November 6, 2008

Thursday Thirteen #21: Peace


Thirteen Peace Quotes

01. "Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace." ~Buddha (560-483 B.C.)

02. "Peace is the only battle worth waging." ~Albert Camus (1913-1960)

03. "We make war that we may live in peace." ~Aristotle

04. "There never was a good war or a bad peace." ~Benjamin Franklin

05. "In peace the sons bury their fathers, but in war the fathers bury their sons." ~Croesus

06. "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." ~William E. Gladstone

07. "If there must be trouble let it be in my day, that my child may have peace." ~Thomas Paine

08. "If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies." ~Moshe Dayan

09. "One day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but that it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means." ~Martin Luther King

10. "Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done." ~Mark Twain

11. "When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world." ~Maha Ghosananda

12. "Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will live as one." ~John Lennon

13. "Peace is not the product of terror or fear.
Peace is not the silence of cemeteries.
Peace is not the silent result of violent repression.
Peace is the generous, tranquil contribution of all to the good of all.
Peace is dynamism. Peace is generosity.
It is right and it is duty."
~Oscar Romero


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  1. Beautiful quotes; I expecially liked #12 :-)

  2. there is definitely too much unrest in finding peace.

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  3. I agree, I like #12.
    Great idea for a T13.

  4. LOVE #8. And from a warrior, no less. Very cool.

  5. Oh what a great list! This is one of my favorite TT's.

  6. I'm not sue I completely agree with #4 but those are excellent quotes.

    Certain people in high places would do well to read #8 !

  7. And the peace continues and spills over....Great post! I am in awe of your efforts.

  8. Thank you Mimi and Everyone! Peace to all!


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