"The way of peace is the way of love. Love is the greatest power on earth. It
conquers all things."
“Through compassion you will learn that all human beings are just like you.”
“I think I’ve discovered the secret of life –
you just hang around until you get used to it.”
“We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
"Compassion is essential to human relationships and . . . a fulfilled humanity. It is the path to enlightenment and indispensable to the creation of a just economy and a peaceful global community.”
Peace may sound simple – one beautiful word –but it requires everything we have, every quality, every strength, every dream, every high ideal.
The first duty of love is to listen.
“The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory."
“The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.”
“If you concentrate on finding good in every situation, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul.”