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James K. Polk Quotes and Sayings

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Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders,
and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.
- James K. Polk

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There is more selfishness and less principle among
members of Congress than I had any conception of,
before I became President of the U.S.
- James K. Polk

One great object of the Constitution was to restrain
majorities from oppressing minorities or encroaching upon their just rights.
- James K. Polk

Foreign powers do not seem to appreciate the true character of our government.
- James K. Polk

 

Under the benignant providence of Almighty God the
representatives of the States and of the people are
again brought together to deliberate for the public good.
- James K. Polk

With me it is exceptionally true that the Presidency is no bed of roses.
- James K. Polk

Minorities have a right to appeal to the Constitution
as a shield against such oppression.
- James K. Polk

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No president who performs his duties faithfully and
conscientiously can have any leisure.
- James K. Polk

I am heartily rejoiced that my term is so near its close.
I will soon cease to be a servant and will become a sovereign.
- James K. Polk

It becomes us in humility to make our devout acknowledgments
to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for the inestimable
civil and religious blessings with which we are favored.
- James K. Polk

The world has nothing to fear from military ambition in our Government.
- James K. Polk

Although...
the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen
by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures,
yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only,
but of the whole people of the United States.
- James K. Polk

Well may the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when
incurring responsibilities on which may depend our
country's peace and prosperity,
and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.
- James K. Polk

The passion for office among members of Congress is very great,
if not absolutely disreputable, and greatly embarrasses
the operations of the Government.
They create offices by their own votes and then seek to fill them themselves.
- James K. Polk

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa PHOTO

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller PHOTO

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale PHOTO

Let me bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

When I see Spirit in everything, Peace is at hand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
- John Lennon

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

We can never obtain peace in the outer world
until we make peace with ourselves.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek,
but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

While you are proclaiming peace with your lips,
be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
- St. Francis of Assisi

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.
We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
- Anton Chekhov

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The world has always been in an uproar,
and it always will be.
Choose Peace. Choose to live with Peace.
Choose to interact peacefully with everyone -
especially those whose instinct is not to be peaceful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Grant That I May Radiate Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Joy, and Thy Peace,
to All Those Around Me
and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each and every human being on Earth
has both the responsibility and the privilege
of viewing themselves as Divine beings
with the power to bring about peace.
- James Twyman

You create stress in your life by getting angry,
and you can instantly remove
that stress by granting forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must learn to live together as brothers
or perish together as fools.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We will not learn how to live together in peace
by killing each other's children.
- Jimmy Carter

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

My Peace is Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

Peace begins with me.
- Anonymous

The practice of forgiveness is our most important
contribution to the healing of the world.
- Marianne Williamson

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

An "enemy" is a mirage -
an image of self reflected on the sands of Hell.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ask yourself to slow down.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

Non-violence and truth are inseparable and presuppose one another.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We must, indeed, all hang together or,
most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin

Peace, Love, Health, Comfort, Joy, and the Light of Spirit -
all the rest is nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Better than a thousand hollow words,
is one word that brings peace.
- The Buddha

Know that you hold the power to
bring peace into moments of chaos.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Peace cannot be kept by force;
it can only be achieved by understanding.
- Albert Einstein

Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.
- Gerald Jampolsky

I lay aside the battles within my own mind,
and grant myself peace.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To live a creative life
we must lose our fear of being wrong.
- Joseph Chilton Pearce

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St Francis of Assisi

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
- The Buddha

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha


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