Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.— Dalai Lama
Unconventional Personal Peace quotations
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.
Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.
There is in this world no such force as the force of a person determined to rise. The human soul cannot be permanently chained.
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.
Most of the world is like a mental hospital.
Some persons are sick with jealousy, others with anger, hatred, passion. They are victims of their habits and emotions. But you can make your home a place of peace.
I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.
Three enemies of personal peace: regret over yesterday’s mistakes, anxiety over tomorrow’s problems, and ingratitude for today’s blessings.
The planet does not need more "successful people". The planet desperately needs more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers and lover of all kinds.
Foolish, selfish people are always thinking of themselves and the result is always negative. Wise persons think of others, helping them as much as they can, and the result is happiness. Love and compassion are beneficial both for you and others. Through your kindness to others, your mind and heart will open to peace.
Personal greed and egoism are things that cause human beings to forget respect for others and to violate rules that have been established for the sake of peace and friendship.
Anger cannot be overcome by anger. If someone is angry with you, and you show anger in return, the result is a disaster. On the other hand, if you control your anger and show its opposite - love, compassion, tolerance and patience - not only will you remain peaceful, but the other person's anger will also diminish.
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.
Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed.
You cannot un-educate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore. Cesar Chavez Address to the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Nov. 9, 1984
Who is happy? This is a person, who has a healthy body, is dowered with peace of mind and cultivates his talents.
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
We cannot give what we do not have: We cannot bring peace to the world if we ourselves are not peaceful. We cannot bring love to the world if we ourselves are not loving. Our true gift to ourselves and others lies not in what we have but in who we are.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
Islam doesn't promote violence or peace.
Islam is just a religion, and like every religion in the world, it depends on what you bring to it. If you're a violent person, your Islam, your Judaism, your Christianity, your Hinduism, is going to be violent.
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
Eventually, you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is.
One person cannot change the world. But you can become the world for someone. A warm, bright, and peaceful world. If everyone can be such a world to one person, one will become ten people, and then a hundred. The world will be full of happy people then.
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, . . . neither persons nor property will be safe.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
Everyone has a right to peaceful coexistence, the basic personal freedoms, the alleviation of suffering, and the opportunity to lead a productive life.
See, my children, a person who is in a state of sin is always sad.
Whatever he does, he is weary and disgusted with every thing; while he who is at peace with God is always happy, always joyous. . . Oh, beautiful life! Oh, beautiful death!
The cyclone derives its powers from a calm center. So does a person.
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
Inner # peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your # emotions
Those persons who know the deep peace of God, the unfathomable peace that passeth all understanding, are always men and women of much prayer.
You must love in such a way that the person you love feels free.
Don't confuse my personality with my attitude... My personality is who I am, my attitude depends on who you are...
Part of being a helathy person is being well integrated and at peace.
The person who finds peace inside and lives it, is the one who teaches what true peace is.
I am a very peaceful man. I love people and am known for my gregarious personality. However, if you try to confiscate my guns, I will feel compelled to give them to you, one bullet 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.
If globalization seeks to bring all of us together, but to do so respecting each person, each individual person's peculiarity, that globalization is good and makes us good and grow and leads to peace.
Peace is the respect for the rights of the other person.
The institution of the family is decisive in determining not only if a person has the capacity to love another individual but in the larger social sense whether he is capable of loving his fellow men collectively. The whole of society rests on this foundation for stability, understanding and social peace.
A person who feels appreciated will always do more than is expected.
A person who is able to be a living centre of peace in today's world and who is able to radiate that peace powerfully, ceaselessly, will be in a position to give needy mankind the benefit it lacks most and is in greatest need of.
We work on ourselves in order to help others, but also we help others in order to work on ourselves.
Meditation has made me happy, loving, and peaceful-but not every single moment of the day. I still have good times and bad, joy and sorrow. Now I can accept setbacks more easily, with less sense of disappointment and personal failure, because meditation has taught me how to cope with the profound truth that everything changes all the time.
It is difficult to make people understand that the ideal doesn't exist, that personal equilibrium and the harmony they dream of come only after years and years of struggle, and that even then they come only as flashes of grace and peace.
As soon as anyone starts telling you to be "realistic," cross that person off your invitation list.