The settlers landed on the faraway planet of Yeonizfaox. They proceeded to enforce their religion on the inhabitants. “But we have always managed to survive without worshipping anyone.” “You have to worship our god before you can become civilised.” “But we have always lived in peace and harmony.” More settlers arrived. “Forget that god, ours …
The Life That I Have by Leo Marks The life that I have Is all that I have And the life that I have Is yours. The love that I have Of the life that I have Is yours and yours and yours. A sleep I shall have A rest I shall have Yet death …
We passed their graves: The dead men there, Winners or losers, Did not care. In the dark They could not see Who had gained The victory.
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If you want peace, stop fighting. If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts. Peter McWilliams
The word halcyon comes from a story in Greek mythology about the halcyon bird, which had the power to calm the rough ocean waves every December so she could nest. Like those calm waters, halcyon has come to mean a sense of peace or tranquillity. People often use the phrase halcyon days to refer idyllically …
In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children. Herodotus (484 BC – 430 BC)
A life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age. Cicero
It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it. Eleanor Roosevelt