The Peace Book
Trace the inspirational teachings of peace from some of the greatest minds of all time with The Peace Book.
“Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.” —Dalai Lama XIV
Follow the wise words of Nelson Mandela, Dalai Lama, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mahatma Gandhi, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and many others through literary excerpts, quotes, and anecdotes as they discuss harmony, violence, friendship, and hostility throughout history. This collection of writings highlights the search for peace from antiquity to modern times. This selection includes:
- Writings, speeches, quotes, and biographical profiles of some of the most influential individuals over the course of history
- The study of peace in ancient texts and contemporary literature
- A modern twist inspired by movies, song lyrics, poetry, and more
This book uncovers activism, warfare, human rights, the origins of peace in religion and philosophy, and the history of conflict among humankind. Traverse the world through the words of the world’s most prominent and affecting figures with The Peace Book.