If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another.
—Tenzin Gyatso, the fourteenth Dalai Lama (1935–)
Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war.
—William McKinley (1843–1901)
I came home one day to find a stranger putting up a yard sale sign on my front lawn. At first I was fairly annoyed. What business did this guy have putting a sign on my lawn? I got out of my car and approached him, at which point he bristled, and I sensed a defiant attitude. I felt my limbic response kicking in, but then consciously shifted to my PFC. In a calm and gentle tone, I asked what he was doing. His response was defensive: ...