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By trying we can easily learn to endure adversity. Another man's, I mean.

Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot.
Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.
Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to do wrong; he has a thousand who has overcome it.
There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable.
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
Tears are nature's lotion for the eyes. The eyes see better for being washed by them.
Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.
Sensitiveness is closely allied to egotism; and excessive sensibility is only another name for morbid self-consciousness. The cure for tender sensibilities is to make more of our objects and less of our selves.
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.
No man is happy without a delusion of some kind. Delusions are as necessary to our happiness as realities.
Affliction, like the iron-smith, shapes as it smites.
Live out of your imagination instead of out of your memory.
False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
Youth is too tumultuous for felicity; old age too insecure for happiness. The period most favorable to enjoyment, in a vigorous, fortunate, and generous life, is that between forty and sixty.
Six traits of effective leaders: 1. Make others feel important 2. Promote a vision 3. Follow the golden rule 4. Admit mistakes 5. Criticize others only in private 6. Stay close to the action Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
It is the passion that is in a kiss that gives to it its sweetness; it is the affection in a kiss that sanctifies it.
Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand.
Tranquil pleasures last the longest; we are not fitted to bear the burden of great joys.
A pleasant illusion is better than a harsh reality.
Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
The great artist is a slave to his ideals.
Wine is a treacherous friend who you must always be on guard for.
Dishonest people conceal their faults from themselves as well as others, honest people know and confess them.
Hope is the best part of our riches.
It is the nature of thought to find its way into action.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes from within the souls of men when they realize their relationship, their oneness, with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize that at the center of the universe dwells Wakan-Tanka, and that this center is really everywhere, it is within each of us. This is the real peace, and the others are but reflections of this. The second peace is that which is made between two individuals, and the third is that which is made between two nations. But above all you should understand that there can never be peace between nations until there is first known that true peace which is within the souls of men.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself; nothing, but the triumph of principles.
Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing generations of our families, think of our grandchildren and of those yet unborn, whose faces are coming from beneath the ground.
We have heard much of the phrase, peace and friendship. This phrase, in expressing the aspiration of America, is not complete. We should say instead, peace and friendship, in freedom. This, I think, is America's real message to the rest of the world.
Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.
Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.
For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.
Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.
That doctrine of peace at any price has done more mischief than any I can well recall that have been afloat in this country. It has occasioned more wars than any of the most ruthless conquerors. It has disturbed and nearly destroyed that political equilibrium so necessary to the liberties and the welfare of the world.
When you're finally up on the moon, looking back at the earth, all these differences and nationalistic traits are pretty well going to blend and you're going to get a concept that maybe this is really one world and why the hell can't we learn to live together like decent people?
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
One sword keeps another in the sheath.
In moderating, not satisfying desires, lies peace.
If mankind had wished for what is right, they might have had it long ago.
I now understand what Christ suffered in Gethsemane as well as any man living.
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your convictions.
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.
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
Mental violence has no potency and injures only the person whose thoughts are violent. It is otherwise with mental non-violence. It has potency which the world does not yet know.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
Peace is not something you wish for; It's something you make, Something you do, Something you are, And something you give away.
Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.
A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war.
The peace makers shall be called the children of God.
Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. [Psalms 34:14]
They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. [Isaiah 2:4]
If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament -- disarmament follows peace.
Right human relations is the only true peace.
Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.
Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.
Harmony is one phase of the law whose spiritual expression is love.
Teach only love for that is what you are.
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul -- and sings the tunes without the words -- and never stops at all.
Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Think not I came to send peace on the earth; I came not to send peace but a sword.
Those who love thy law have great peace, and nothing causes them to stumble. [Psalms 119:165]
When a person's ways please the Lord, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with them.
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
What all men are really after is some form, or perhaps only some formula, of peace.
I prefer the most unfair peace to the most righteous war.
There is no shadow of protection to be had by sheltering behind the slender stockades of visionary speculation, or by hiding behind the wagon-wheels of pacific theories.
When the soul is naughted and transformed, then of herself she neither works nor speaks nor wills, nor feels nor hears nor understands; neither has she of herself the feeling of outward or inward, where she may move. And in all things it is God who rules and guides her, without the meditation of any creature.... And she is so full of peace that thought she pressed her flesh, her nerves, her bones, no other thing come forth from them than peace.
We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives, that it is inside ourselves.
He insulted me, he cheated me, he beat me, he robbed me' -- those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
All that a pacifist can undertake -- but it is a very great deal -- is to refuse to kill, injure or otherwise cause suffering to another human creature, and untiringly to order his life by the rule of love though others may be captured by hate.
Don't tell me peace has broken out.
In truth, to attain to interior peace, one must be willing to pass through the contrary to peace. Such is the teaching of the Sages.
We've learned how to destroy, but not to create; how to waste, but not to build; how to kill men, but not how to save them; how to die, but seldom how to live.
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon-shots.
Peace, in international affairs, is a period of cheating between two periods of fighting.
Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists. Herein lies the peace of God.
The pacifist is as surely a traitor to his country and to humanity as is the most brutal wrongdoer.
Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.
The world cannot continue to wage war like physical giants and to seek peace like intellectual pygmies.
The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker.
Peace is no more than a dream as long as we need the comfort of the clan.
What we need is a generation of peace.
The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.
There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.
If the Nazis have really been guilty of the unspeakable crimes circumstantially imputed to them, then -- let us make no mistake -- pacifism is faced with a situation with which it cannot cope. The conventional pacifist conception of a reasonable or generous peace is irrelevant to this reality.
Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush, anxious for greater developments and greater riches and so on, so that children have very little time for their parents. Parents have very little time for each other, and in the home begins the disruption of peace of the world.
Peace has her victories which are no less renowned than war.
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
War is pillage versus resistance and if illusions of magnitude could be transmuted into ideals of magnanimity, peace might be realized.
One can always win a war, but how does one conquer peace?
When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
No one can find inner peace except by working, not in a self- centered way, but for the whole human family.
World peace will never be stable until enough of us find inner peace to stabilize it
Peace, like charity, begins at home.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
The peace dividend is peace.
If a man would live in peace he should be blind, deaf, and dumb.
Peace with a club in hand is war.
Nonviolence is the supreme law of life.
When we can't find peace in ourselves it is vain to look for it elsewhere.
If you want peace work for justice.
The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
If you wish for peace be ready for war.
One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history.
This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.
We can work on inner peace and world peace at the same time. On one hand, people have found inner peace by losing themselves in a cause larger than themselves, like the cause of world peace, because finding inner peace means coming from the self-centered life into the life centered in the good of the whole. On the other hand, one of the ways of working for world peace is to work for more inner peace, because world peace will never be stable until enough of us find inner peace to stabilize it.
Let the ideas clash but not the hearts.
Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war.
First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
Do not let your peace depend on the hearts of men; whatever they say about you, good or bad, you are not because of it another man, for as you are, you are.
Peace and happiness are what you covet, but these are only to be obtained by labor.
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
If we are to live together in peace, we must come to know each other better.
Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.
To get Peace you must work for Justice.
Not peace at any price! Chains are worse than bayonets.
There is peace more destructive of the manhood of living man than war is destructive of his material body.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil.
The pursuit of peace resembles the building of a great cathedral. It is the work of a generation. In concept it requires a master-architect; in execution, the labors of many.
But peace does not rest in the charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of all people. So let us not rest all our hopes on parchment and on paper, let us strive to build peace, a desire for peace, a willingness to work for peace in the hearts and minds of all of our people. I believe that we can. I believe the problems of human destiny are not beyond the reach of human beings.
It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if they are to be ultimately at peace with themselves.
I heard the bells on Christmas Day. Their old familiar carols play. And wild and sweet the words repeat. Of peace on earth goodwill to men.
Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
Live and let live is the rule of common justice.
All we are saying is give peace a chance...
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 be as one.
You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die.
When a man finds no peace within himself, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Yes, we are all different. Different customs, different foods, different mannerisms, different languages, but not so different that we cannot get along with one another. If we will disagree without being disagreeable.
Please, we can get along here.

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