How does a quote affect you?
Do quotes inspire you, stir your thinking, or are they insignificant?
To find meaning in a quotation, it is important to study the key words. Discover the emotion behind them. Sometimes they bring joy, happiness, and enrich the mind. Other quotations can bring comfort in grief or sadness. Consider these ten quotations. Do they leave you with a sense of peace?
“Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.”
“Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace,
To silence envious tongues: be just, and fear not.”
“Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace.”
“In peace, Love tunes the shepherd’s reed.”
Sir Walter Scott
“He makes a solitude and calls it peace.”
“Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.”
“No lovelier hills than mine have laid
my tired thoughts to rest:
No peace of lovelier valleys made
Like peace within my breast,”
Walter De la Mare