You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.— Malcolm X
Unusual Being At Peace quotations
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
What is success? It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace.
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
Be at peace with your own soul, then heaven and earth will be at peace with you.
The Jews who will it shall achieve their State.
We shall live at last as free men on our own soil, and in our own homes peacefully die. The world will be liberated by our freedom, enriched by our wealth, magnified by our greatness. And whatever we attempt there for our own benefit will redound mightily and beneficially to the good of all mankind.
At the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit.
And that center is really everywhere. It is within each of us.
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
Ireland unfree shall never be at peace
It is not the world that needs peace, it is people.
When people in the world are at peace within, the world will be at peace.
Our apologies, good friends, for the fracture of good order, the burning of paper instead of children. How many must die before our voices are heard, how many must be tortured, dislocated, starved, maddened? When, at what point, will you say no to this war?
If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.
Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.
We who were formerly no people at all, and who knew of no peace, are now called to be...a church...of peace. True Christians do not know vengeance. They are the children of peace. Their hearts overflow with peace. Their mouths speak peace, and they walk in the way of peace.
The lessons from the peace process are clear;
whatever life throws at us, our individual responses will be all the stronger for working together and sharing the load.
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
An individual can march for peace or vote for peace and can have, perhaps, some small influence on global concerns. But the same individual is a giant in the eyes of a child at home. If peace is to be built, it must start with the individual. It is built brick by brick.
Twenty seconds before a race, there's absolute focus.
The key thing is to achieve relaxation, but at the same to have absolute total control. You've got to find the balance between being totally ready to go and being really at peace with yourself as well.
Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality.
It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give - pleasure, possessions, power - but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy.
Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.
Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!
What are people searching for in life? God.
In the christian scriptures, it says 'Be still and know you are God.' What is this? You are peace, compassion, truth, Love, freedom. Real love- the ability to love yourself so much that you forgive everything and you are at peace with yourself like a mother loves a child, not trying to be someone.
Acceptance does not mean inaction. We may need to respond, strongly at times...From a peaceful center we can respond instead of react. Unconscious reactions create problems. Considered responses bring peace. With a peaceful heart whatever happens can be met with wisdom...Peace is not weak; it is unshakable.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
England must have the mask of Christian peaceableness [peacefulness] torn publicly from her face... Our consuls in Turkey and India, agents, etc. must inflame the whole Muslim world to wild revolt against this hateful, lying, conscienceless people of hagglers. For even if we are to be bled to death, at least England shall lose India.
Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache: You won't be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you.
I want to warn anyone who sees the Peace Corps as an alternative to the draft that life may well be easier at Fort Dix or at apost in Germany than it will be with us.
When the power of love overtakes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Peace may sound simple - one beautiful word - but it requires everything we have, every quality, every strength, every dream, every high ideal.
How can you lay claim to faith, when you have no patience at all.
Surely you must have heard the saying of the prophet, peace and blessings be upon him "patience is to faith, as the head is to the body."
I happened to be in the right place at the right time.
Don't let people pull you into their storm. Pull them into your peace.
Having the choice at the end of my life has become incredibly important.
It has given me a sense of peace during a time that otherwise would be dominated by fear, uncertainty and pain.
The Islamic conquest of India is probably the bloodiest story in history.
It is a discouraging tale, for its evident moral is that civilization is a precious good, whose delicate complex of order and freedom, culture and peace, can at any moment be overthrown by barbarians invading from without or multiplying within.
Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.
If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.
God willing, we shall come to a stage where the world looks at the Palestinian question, and Palestinian rights on Palestinian national soil, as well as the questions of the occupied Syrian and Lebanese territories. These are the bases on which peace will be built.
I think happiness is overrated. Satisfied, at peace-those would be more realistic goals.
I never was an Abolitionest, not even what could be called anti slavery, but I try to judge farely and honestly and it become patent to my mind early in the rebellion that the North and South could never live at peace with each other except as one nation, and that without Slavery.
Remember: despite how open, peaceful, and loving you attempt to be, people can only meet you, as deeply as they've met themselves.
The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war.
A large group of us were crowded into the Gestapo hall, and at that moment the circumstances of all our lives were the same. All of us occupied the same space, the men behind the desk no less than those about to be questioned. What distinguished each of us was only our inner attitude.