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Do not judge men by mere appearances; for the light laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy.

E. H. Chapin

Do not let the fame come near to you! Protect your freedom! Fame must be avoided so as to breathe freely! Stay in the shadow to work comfortably! Away from the crowds, in the heart of calmness, there is wonderful peace of mind that no fame can ever give you!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Do you know what is better than charity and fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations between people, as quarrels and bad feelings destroy mankind.

Prophet Mohammed, Muslim & Bukhari

Don Corleone I'm a superstitious man, and if some unlucky accident should befall Michael - if he is to be shot in the head by a police officer, or be found hung dead in a jail cell... or if he should be struck by a bolt of lightning - then I'm going to blame some of the people in this room and then I do not forgive. But with said, I pledge - on the souls of my grandchildren - that I will not be the one to break the peace that we have made today.

Godfather, The

Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabline it to make its peace with its destiny.

George Santayana

Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.

George Santayana

Europe is spreading its wings. In freedom. In prosperity. And in peace. It is a truly proud moment for the European Union. It is a triumph for liberty and democracy. To our new members I say: “Warmly welcome to our family”. Our new Europe is born.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, (Prime Minister of Denmark) Family photo after the European Council meeting in Copenhagen, 13 December 20

Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.

Book of Proverbs

Every child must be encouraged to get as much education as he has the ability to take. We want this not only for his sakebut for the nations sake. Nothing matters more to the future of our country: not military preparednessfor armed might is worthless if we lack the brain power to build a world of peace; not our productive economyfor we cannot sustain growth without trained manpower; not our democratic system of governmentfor freedom is fragile if citizens are ignorant.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Every day we do things, we are things that have to do with peace. If we are aware of our life..., our way of looking at things, we will know how to make peace right in the moment, we are alive.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind.

Sidney Madwed

Every time thief steals, he steals from his own peace, from his own honour! No man is as poor as a rich thief!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Everybody in this life has their challenges and difficulties. That is part of our mortal test. . . . Peace comes through hope.

James E. Faust

Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.

Buddha

Evolution created a violent order where beings eat other beings. Till we change this order and create a harmony between all beings, there shall be no real peace on Earth.

Mehmet Murat ildan

Fill your mind with the meaningless stimuli of a world preoccupied with meaningless things, and it will not be easy to feel peace in your heart.

Marianne Williamson

Find peace in where and what you are.

Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon and Eldest. Quote from Eragon

First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.

Thomas a Kempis

Five enemies of peace inhabit with us--avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.

Francesco Petrarch

For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human face, And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress.

William Blake

For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.

Larry Eisenberg

For the sake of peace one may lie, but peace itself should never be a lie.

The Talmud

For the uncontrolled there is no wisdom. For the uncontrolled there is no concentration, and for him without concentration, there is no peace. And for the unpeaceful how can there ever be happiness?

Unknown, The Bhagavad Gita

Forgiving yourself/ourselves gives you/us peace of mind and power/freedom to move forward and never backward. Yes of course, anyone who refuses to forgive himself/herself/others of his/her/their mistakes/offences/short-comings is unknowingly declining/degenerating morally/spiritually rather than increasing/appreciating.

Emeasoba George

From the Gulistan Be not over much angry with thy slave; Treat him not unjustly, and pain not his feelings. True, thou mayst have bought him for ten direms; But 'twas not by thy power that he was created. There is a tradition of the Prophet--peace be upon him!--that on the day of the resurrection the greatest grief will be when the pious slave is carried to Paradise, and his worthless master is borne away to Hell.

Saadi

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