Peace - Some Thoughts on Peace

"Peace is an occurrence of harmony characterized by lack of violence, conflict behaviors and the freedom from fear of violence. Peace also suggests sincere attempts at reconciliation, the existence of healthy or newly healed interpersonal or international relationships."

It is the Christmas season and the spirit of the season is peace. "Peace is more important than all justice." Peace is among humanity's highest values, for some, supreme. These are some quotes about peace.

"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding." Albert Einstein

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace." Jimi Hendrix

"Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means." Ronald Reagan

"Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without." Buddha

"Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people." Jawaharlal Nehru

"We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves." Dalai Lama

"You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory." J. Donald Walters

"First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others." Thomas a Kempis

"Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures."
John F. Kennedy

"If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having."
Henry Miller

"While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart." Francis of Assisi

"Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances." Mahatma Gandhi

"If you want peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies." Desmond Tutu

"The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace."
Carlos Santana

"Mankind must remember that peace is not God's gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other." Elie Wiesel

Let us be and stay in the spirit of peace for the holidays, the new year and always!

To All My Associates and IBOtoolbox Administration

Happy Holidays to All!

I wish you good health, wealth and happiness for the new year and always!



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