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Pacifism Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Pacifism.

Among pacifists it was above all the English who always
insisted on the importance of disarmament.
They said that the man in the street would not understand
the kind of pacifism that neglected to demand immediate
restriction of armaments.
- Ludwig Quidde

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

Science merely quantifies and documents
the relationships among miracles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Shoot for the moon.
Even if you miss,
you'll land among the stars.
- Les Brown

 

The Eye-of-the-Storm.
Surrounded by the winds and the rain,
yet peaceful in its own unworldly way -
an unnatural ruddy-cloudy misty-bright kind of way.
Whatever comes next, the eye of the storm is
a moment of serenity among the challenge -
a time for repose and contemplation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

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I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

I renounce all assumptions and expectations.
I thoughtfully consider all possibilities,
and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men
is primarily based on mutual trust
and only secondarily on institutions
such as courts of justice and police.
- Albert Einstein

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

I CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration:
I renounce all assumptions and expectations,
and declare that I will thoughtfully consider
all possibilities and CHOOSE among them with consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

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)

Real friendships among men are so rare
that when they occur they are famous.
- Clarence Day

While they were saying among themselves
it cannot be done, it was done.
- Helen Keller

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Prayer:
Lord God, Holy Spirit, Giver of All Light,
Bless and Keep All Those of This World.
Grant Us Your Peace, Your Light, Your Love.
Grant Us Complete Renewal of Body, Mind and Spirit -
Continual Rebirth in Newness of Life.
Let Your Light Shine Upon Us and Be Gracious to Us.
Grant to Each and Every One of Us:
Health, Comfort, Joy, Peace Within Ourselves,
Peace Within Our Families, Peace Within Our Communities,
and Peace among All those This World.
Grant That I May Be an Instrument of Thy Peace.
Grant That I May Radiate Thy Peace, Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Comfort, Thy Joy,
to All Those Around Me and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More. AMEN.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody, as long as he moves about
among the chaotic currents of life,
is without trouble.
- Carl Jung

The signs of outstanding leadership
appear primarily among the followers.
Are the followers reaching their potential?
Are they learning? Serving?
Do they achieve the required results?
Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
- Max De Pree

I seldom think about my limitations,
and they never make me sad.
Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times;
but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
- Helen Keller

There is a natural aristocracy among men.
The grounds of this are virtue and talents.
- Thomas Jefferson

I live quietly at home among my family and friends.
- Antonio Tabucchi

When I investigate and when I discover that the forces
of the heavens and the planets are within ourselves,
then truly I seem to be living among the gods.
- Leon Battista Alberti

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
- Khalil Gibran

Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.
- William Blake

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor
in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
- Khalil Gibran

There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors,
and no slave who has not had a king among his.
- Helen Keller

Virtue can only flourish among equals.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India,
history will look upon the act of
depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Adolescents are not monsters.
They are just people trying to learn how to make it
among the adults in the world,
who are probably not so sure themselves.
- Virginia Satir

The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look
like independent thinkers.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

I think among the retired FBI agents there are some
who would not like to see him come back,
but I think the people running the FBI now are interested in catching him.
- Howie Carr

I consider my voice to be a centrist moderate voice
among the nine Democratic candidates.
- Bob Graham

It all goes back, of course, to Adam and Eve -
a story which shows among other things,
that if you make a woman out of a man,
you are bound to get into trouble.
- Carol Gilligan

Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things
which differ and the difference between things which are alike.
- Madame de Stael

True solidarity is only possible among the solitary.
- Jose Bergamin

My experience as a school nurse taught me that we need
to make a concerted effort,
all of us, to increase physical fitness activity among
our children and to encourage all Americans to adopt
a healthier diet that includes fruits and vegetables,
but there is more.
- Lois Capps

Originally, in the early eighties, the drug hypothesis
was among the first which occurred to scientists.
- Serge Lang

There is nothing more likely to start disagreement
among people or countries than an agreement.
- E. B. White

A key to the mentality of the left is that it judges
itself by its best intentions,
and judges its opponents - America chief among them -
by their worst deeds.
- David Horowitz

To govern is always to choose among disadvantages.
- Charles de Gaulle

Fraternity among nations, however, touches the deepest desire of human nature.
- Hjalmar Branting

On the Internet, inside information is currency,
and there will always be counterfeiters among us.
- J. Michael Straczynski

Any debate among politicians about monetary policy is counterproductive.
- Gerhard Schroder

When you were growing up in the 30s,
20s,
of course the 40s, all black people at least in the Washington,
D.C., area were required to live among themselves.
- Ed Smith

The disease of mutual distrust among nations is the
bane of modern civilization.
- Franz Boas

When cowardice is made respectable, its followers are
without number both from among the weak and the strong;
it easily becomes a fashion.
- Eric Hoffer

We hold these truths to be self-evident:
that all men are created equal;
that they are endowed by their Creator
with certain unalienable rights;
that among these are life, liberty,
and the pursuit of happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson

Zeal is fit for wise men, but flourishes chiefly among fools.
- John Tillotson

A good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.
- James Boswell

But, then, Sampras won Wimbledon six times and that
automatically puts him among the greatest.
- Richard Krajicek

One reason I left local news was that I was tired of
the constant musical chairs among news directors.
- Jessica Savitch

Poe was a student of many things, and among those things
he read and referred to in his work was the Bible.
- John Astin

While democracy in the long run is the most stable form of government,
in the short run, it is among the most fragile.
- Madeleine Albright

Among the world elite there are a handful of athletes
who are physically capable of winning it.
- Maurice Greene

The Japanese put houses in among the trees and allowed
nature to gain the ascendancy in any composition.
- Stephen Gardiner

The House is rooted in the principle of direct elections
and is unique among all branches and bodies of the
federal government as without exception,
the people's voice.
- Charles W. Pickering

There was no religious ceremony connected with marriage among us,
while on the other hand the relation between man and
woman was regarded as in itself mysterious and holy.
- Charles Eastman

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not;
remember that what you now have was once among the
things you only hoped for.
- Epicurus

It is a trick among the dishonest to offer sacrifices that are not needed,
or not possible, to avoid making those that are required.
- Ivan Goncharov

There is no error so monstrous that it fails to find
defenders among the ablest men.
- Lord Acton

At the end of the film Val suggests there may be a
way to rejoin the living,
when he says, 'Let's see if we're able to live among the living,
walk among the living.'
- Dwight Yoakam

Our loss was very heavy, especially in the officers.
Capt.
Sale, of Co.
E, Duke's regt, was among the killed,
making the third Capt.
that has been killed in that company.
- John H. Morgan

Ontario wood prices are among the highest in the world.
- John Harrison

Let no man write my epitaph...
When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth,
then shall my character be vindicated,
then may my epitaph be written.
- Robert Emmet

Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread.
Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf;
is better than a whole loaf.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton


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