We don't have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change. Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.— Howard Zinn
Most Powerful Peace Process quotations
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
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.
We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
By peace we mean the capacity to transform conflicts with empathy, without violence, and creatively- a never-ending process
The IRA has abandoned its armed struggle in pursuit of its goals by political means. This must be fully acknowledged. Continued challenge does nothing but obstruct and inhibit the peace process.
Democracy is an objective. Democratization is a process. Democratization serves the cause of peace because it offers the possibility of justice and of progressive change without force.
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
It is the hope of the European Union that Ariel Sharon will keep the peace process alive and continue the dialogue according to the wishes of all the parties involved.
Few things accelerate the peace process as much as humbly admitting our own wrongdoing and asking forgiveness.
Passion. The life of an entrepreneur is occasionally exhilarating, and almost always exhausting. Only unbridled passion for the concept is likely to see you through the 17-hour days (month after month) and the painful mistakes that are part and parcel of the start-up process.
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
Patience is being at peace with the process of life
Success is every minute you live. It's the process of living. It's stopping for the moments of beauty, of pleasure; the moments of peace. Success is not a destination that you ever reach. Success is the quality of the journey.
Regardless of where you are tonight, God is with you.
God is wooing you. God wants you to experience Him. Whatever you are going through today, you can find His joy and peace. However distant your dreams may seem, God is working things out, and today is an important part of that process.
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.
I am guilty of believing that the human race can be humanized and enriched in every spiritual inference through the saner and more beneficent processes of peaceful persuasion applied to material problems rather than through wars, riots and bloodshed.
The reward of running — of anything — lies within us … We focus on something external to motivate us, but we need to remember that it’s the process of reaching for that prize — not the prize itself — that can bring us peace and joy.
We will never have peace in the world until men everywhere recognize that ends are not cut off from means, because the means represent the ideal in the making, and the end in process, and ultimately you can't reach good ends through evil means, because the means represent the seed and the end represents the tree.
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.
If one regards life and death as natural processes, the metaphysical dread vanishes, and one obtains peace of mind.
The peace process we all aim for will not necessarily be a result of the mere signing of a treaty or agreement. It must become a matter of our everyday lives, so that peace settles and lasts and becomes supported by everybody. We therefore have to give peace all the required care and preserve it and promote it.
The Israeli government has proved over the past year its commitment to peace, both in words and deeds. By contrast, the Palestinians are posing preconditions for renewing the diplomatic process in a way they have not done over the course of 16 years.
When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
When you go through a process of #1 praying daily and staying in God's word #2 obey Him in the small decisions every day #3 ask advice from a number of spiritual counselors then you can step out peacefully knowing that pleasing God is all that matters. America was built on this attitude.
Colombia is in a risky position. They've got a peace process that's going nowhere, and a drug production problem that's skyrocketing.
No Arab ruler will consider the peace process seriously so long as he is able to toy with the idea of achieving more by the way of violence.
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.
When they are preparing for war, those who rule by force speak most copiously about peace until they have completed the mobilization process.
"The making of peace is a continuing process that must go on from day to day, from year to year, so long as our civilization shall last."
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.
When the power of love overtakes the love of power, the world will know peace.
There are different things one can do to establish and hasten the peace process.
Meditation is one way.
Diplomacy in general does not resolve conflicts.
Wars end not due to peace processes, but due to one side giving up.
The Nobel Peace Prize is a powerful message.
A durable peace is not a single achievement, but an environment, a process and a commitment.
Don't let people pull you into their storm. Pull them into your peace.
Misery, mutilation, destruction, terror, starvation and death characterize the process of war and form a principal part of the product.
Israel has been extremely aggressive, they have continued with their settlement policies, they have continued demolitions, they have continued with their occupation policies which entail a humiliation of Palestinians, which makes the (peace) process difficult.
I believe that peace is not merely an absence of war but the nurture of human life, and that in time this nurture would do away with war as a natural process.
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.
It is not a process of bargaining or give-and-take.
The peace process is not about giving concessions. We will not allow any step which would hurt the memories of our martyrs.
Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.
A diplomatic peace is not yet the real peace.
It is an essential step in the peace process leading towards a real peace.
Along with that ongoing process Sinn Fein took a decision to establish a peace commission which had the responsibility to travel around the country to receive submissions from the general public, also our opponents.
Peace is a never ending process... It cannot ignore our differences or overlook our common interests. It requires us to work and live together.