Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Loki: I am Loki of Asgard, and I am burdened with glorious purpose.
Nick Fury: We have no quarrel with your people.
Loki: An ant has no quarrel with a boot.
Nick Fury: You planning to step on us?
Loki: I come with glad tidings, of a world made free.
Nick Fury: Free from what?
Loki: Freedom. Freedom is life’s great lie. Once you accept that, in your heart, you will know peace.
Nick Fury: Yeah, you say peace. I kinda think you mean the other thing.
Whistler: I want peace on earth and good will toward man.
Bernard Abbott: We are the United States Government. We don’t do that sort of thing.
There will be no peace among the nations without peace among the religions. There will be no peace among the religions without dialogue among the religions.
When you’re finally up on the moon, looking back at the earth, all these differences and nationalistic traits are pretty well going to blend and you’re going to get a concept that maybe this is really one world and why the hell can’t we learn to live together like decent people?
Pacifism, to me, is primarily a way of actively struggling against injustice and inhumanity; My kind of pacifism may be called “non-violent resistance”.
He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.