Peace: (serenity...reconciliation...... )

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it! Almight God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! --- zzz

A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. --- Abraham Maslow

Acceptance of others, their looks, their behaviors, their beliefs, brings you an inner peace and tranquillity

instead of anger and resentment. --- Anon xxxx

Be a good human being, a warm-hearted affectionate person. That is my fundamental belief. Having a sense of caring, a feeling of compassion will bring happiness of peace of mind to oneself and automatically create a positive atmosphere. --- Dalai Lama 1935

Discourage litigation. Persuade you neighbors to compromise whenever you can ... As a peace-maker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

Do not lose your inward peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. --- Saint Francis De Sales 1567

Find peace with yourself by accepting not only what you are, but what you are never going to be. --- Anon xxxx

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. --- Serenity Prayer

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it! Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! (American Revolutionary War) --- Patrick Henry

Love is not getting, but giving. Not a wild dream of pleasure and madness of desire - oh, no - love is not that! It is goodness and honor and peace and pure living - yes, love is that and it is the best thing in the world and the thing that lives the longest. --- Henry Van Dyke

Moments of kindness and reconciliation are worth having, even if the parting has to come sooner or later. --- Alice Munro 1931

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that we have to erect the ramparts of peace. --- UNESCO Charter

The mind is never right but when it is at peace within itself. --- Seneca 4BC

Under this tree, where light and shade speckle the grass like a Thrush's breast, here in this green and quiet place I give myself to peace and rest. The peace of my contented mind, that is to me a wealth untold

when the Moon has no more silver left, and the Sun's at the end of his gold. --- W H Davies 1870

Yes, in the poor man's garden grow far more than herbs and flowers

kind thoughts, contentment, peace of mind, and joy for weary hours. --- Mary Howitt 1799

You will give yourself peace of mind if you perform every act of your life as if it were you last. --- Marcus Aurelius 121

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