The Little Book of Peace

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The Little Book of Peace

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Thought-provoking, calming, and enlightening--profound words of wisdom from politicians, spiritual leaders, and artists the world over exploring the concept of peace.

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When the world seems to be falling apart, the power of the word can provide solace.The quest for peace-political and personal-has been part of human existence since the beginning of time. The best of what has been said and written about this elusive state of being is gathered here in hundreds of quotations by dozens of authors, including: Mahatma Gandhi, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Anne Frank, Vaclav Havel, Buddha, Joan Baez, Abraham Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt, John Cabot Zinn, Margaret Thatcher, Hannah Arendt, Martin Luther King, Jr., the Bible and many, many more. (4 1/4 x 5 1/4, 208 pages)A portion of the proceeds will be donated to charity.Mercy and truth are met together: righteousness and peace have kissed each other. -Old Testament, Psalm 85.10.In separateness lies the world's great misery; in compassion lies the world's true strength.- BuddhaThe only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.- Jawaharlal Nehru

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Patricia J. Chui is a writer and editor who came of age politically at the University of California at Berkeley. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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