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Peace Quotes
“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.”
Barbara Kingsolver
Don’t ever forget that you are a citizen of this world, and there are things you can do to lift the human spirit, things that are easy, things that are free, things that you can do every day. Civility – Respect – Kindness-Character
Aaron Sorkin
“Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”
Hans Christian Anderson
“The gratitude that we encounter helps us believe in the goodness of the world, and strengthens us thereby to do what's good.”
Dr. Albert Schweitzer
“Through compassion you will learn that all human beings are just like you.”
Dalai Lama
The first duty of love is to listen.
Paul Tillich
"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.”
Charter for Compassion
“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.”
Viktor Frankl
"The way of peace is the way of love. Love is the greatest power on earth. It conquers all things."
Peace Pilgrim
"If we remember those times and places--and there are so many--where people have behaved magnificently, this gives us the energy to act, and at least the possibility of sending this spinning top of a world in a different direction. And if we do act, in however small a way, we don't have to wait for some grand utopian future. 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."
Howard Zinn, excerpt from The Nation

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