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Peace Talks - Tolerance, Connectedness, Friends
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It’s coexistence or no existence.
The highest result of education is tolerance.
If we are to live together in peace, we must come to know each
A Prayer for Understanding
Peace cannot be kept by force, it can only be kept by understanding.
The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.
A rattlesnake, if cornered will become so angry it will bite
Toleration is the best religion.
Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Toleration is good for all, or it is good for none.
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.
And for these ends to practice tolerance and life together
If we cannot end our differences, at least we can help make the
I have no race prejudice. I think I have no colour prejudices
or caste prejudices nor creed prejudices. Indeed I know it. I
can stand any society.
Differences can only enrich our experience, and
Honest differences are often a healthy sign of progress.
When you hear a man say, "I hate," adding the name of some race,
nation, religion, or social class, you are dealing with a belated mind.
World peace, like community peace, does not require that each
The Holy Prophet Mohammed came into this world and taught us:
In a sense, each of us is an island. In another sense,
A human being is a part of the whole that we call the universe,
It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.
Only the unity of all can bring the well-being of all.
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibres connect
Everyman is me, I am his brother. No man is my enemy.
The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of
the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one
another, and all involved in one another.
There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality,
We are so bound together that no man can labor for himself alone.
As man draws nearer to the stars, why should he not also
Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same
War is unthinkable in a society of autonomous people who have
Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die
You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there
is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace.
Our true nationality is mankind.
A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong.
The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren,
Share our similarities, celebrate our differences.
Live and let live.
I am not an Athenian, nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The age of chivalry has gone; the age of humanity has come.
All people are a single nation.
If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period
The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens.
There is a Law that man should love his neighbour as himself.
United we stand, divided we fall.
My country is the world; my countrymen are mankind.
The peace of one individual is small. The peace of many
people together is big. When we see ourselves as separate from our
community and from nature, then violence and strife arise. It is only
when we understand our part in an overall unity that there is the possibility
of peace on a large scale.
There must be, not a balance of power, but a community of power;
not organized rivalries, but an organized common peace.
FRIENDS AND ENEMIES;
NEIGHBOURS AND STRANGERS
If you want to keep the peace, talk to your friends.
Help me to know that my love's not complete until I have loved
Love is the only force capable of turning an enemy into a friend.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
Aye, fight! But not your neighbour. Fight rather
all the things
It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But
to befriend the one
When strangers start acting like neighbours...communities are
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon
Our understanding of how to live with one another is still far
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