1. The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.

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  2. Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity.

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  3. You accept that this civilisation could be abolished and life will begin later on after a few thousand years because that is something that has happened in the history of this planet. When you have peace in yourself and accept, then you are calm enough to do something, but if you are carried by despair there is no hope.

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  4. If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.

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  5. If every day you practice walking and sitting meditation and generate the energy of mindfulness and concentration and peace, you are a cell in the body of the new Buddha. This is not a dream but is possible today and tomorrow.

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  6. Meditation is not to avoid society; it is to look deep to have the kind of insight you need to take action. To think that it is just to sit down and enjoy the calm and peace, is wrong.

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  7. Peace in the world starts with peace in oneself. If everyone lives mindfully, everyone will be more healthy, feel more fulfilled in their daily lives and there will be more peace.

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  8. When we have peace, then we have a chance to save the planet. But if we are not united in peace, if we do not practice mindful consumption, we cannot save our planet.

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  9. You practice mindfulness, on the one hand, to be calm and peaceful. On the other hand, as you practice mindfulness and live a life of peace, you inspire hope for a future of peace.

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  10. When you have peace in yourself and accept, then you are calm enough to do something, but if you are carried by despair, there is no hope.

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The complete list of 104 Thich Nhat Hanh sayings