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If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Related topics: Inspirational Spiritual Values Live-By Government Unity Oneness Compassion Peace

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro PHOTO

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor PHOTO

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

The best way to destroy an enemy
is to make him a friend.
- Abraham Lincoln

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We may have all come on different ships,
but we're in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

Peace is its own reward.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Without forgiveness, there is no future.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Education is not the filling of a pail,
but the lighting of a fire.
- William Butler Yeats

Is freedom anything else than the right
to live as we wish? Nothing else.
- Epictetus

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

Lend your voices only to sounds of freedom,
no longer lend your strength to that
which you wish to be free from.
Fill your life with love and bravery,
and you shall live a life uncommon.
- Jewel

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We should not let our response to
the people who disagree with us
be dictated by what they say about us
or even how they treat people we care for.
There has to be a chance that we can find love.
- William J. Clinton

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

Non-violence means avoiding not only external physical violence
but also internal violence of spirit.
You not only refuse to shoot a man,
but you refuse to hate him.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.
I am not bound to succeed,
but I am bound to live by the light that I have.
I must stand with anybody that stands right,
and stand with him while he is right,
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

Freedom is not worth having if it
does not connote freedom to err.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

In war as in life, it is often necessary
when some cherished scheme has failed,
to take up the best alternative open,
and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
- Winston Churchill

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

Only aim to do your duty,
and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
- Thomas Jefferson

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
- John F. Kennedy

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression
and cruelty by the bad people
but the silence over that by the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Competition has been shown to be useful
up to a certain point and no further,
but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today,
begins where competition leaves off.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

This is no time for ease and comfort.
It is time to dare and endure.
- Winston Churchill

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

Unless both sides win,
no agreement can be permanent.
- Jimmy Carter

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.
Without it, no real success is possible,
no matter whether it is on a section gang,
a football field, in an army, or in an office.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

A leader is best when people barely know he exists,
not so good when people obey and acclaim him,
worst when they despise him.
But of a good leader, who talks little,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say, "We did this ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along,
because once I have persuaded him, he will stick.
If I scare him, he will stay just as long
as he is scared, and then he is gone.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

We must adjust to changing times
and still hold to unchanging principles.
- Jimmy Carter

Truth is certainly a branch of morality
and a very important one to society.
- Thomas Jefferson

Power is not alluring to pure minds.
- Thomas Jefferson

The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We must learn to live together as brothers
or perish together as fools.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The price of greatness is responsibility.
- Winston Churchill

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

We must, indeed, all hang together or,
most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war
is nothing but an act of murder.
- Albert Einstein

In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We win justice quickest by rendering
justice to the other party.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln


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