Relationship and Peace in this Imperfect World

trust-needs-opennessPeace is not possible, if we place a lot of expectations on our partner. In this imperfect world building sweet relationship is a habit.  We need trust and trust needs openness.

In the New Testament, when Jesus was asked about divorce, He replied that Moses gave permission to divorce because of the hardness of their hearts. Before God, marriage is a lifetime relationship that should never be severed by human action.

“For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh?” So they are no longer two but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate” (Matthew 19:4-6).

However, when adultery has taken place, a divorce can be obtained, because adultery has already severed the marriage relationship and divorce is a formal acknowledgment of what has already taken place.

Good relationship need healthy impatience. Healthy impatience takes time for slowing down, thought and reflection. You need to identify your patterns.

Nobel Peace Prize Mission Objectives and Criteria

The Nobel Peace Prize has been called “the world’s most prestigious prize“. Alfred Nobel, peace advocate and inventor of dynamite, left the money for the first five Nobel awards in his will. According to Nobel’s will, the Peace Prize shall be awarded to the person who in the preceding year “shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses“. As of 2016, the Peace Prize has been awarded to 104 individuals and 23 organizations.  Over time, many individuals have become known as “Nobel Peace Prize Nominees”, but this designation has no official standing.

Who can get Nobel Peace Prize?

Anyone, who has major contribution for peace in the world can get the Nobel Peace Prize.

The prize favors people who seek to advance humanity. Mother Teresa obtained her peace prize in 1979 for tirelessly working to help children and refugees. However, Mahatma Gandhi missed the prize. Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama, Barack Obama, Malala Yousafza and Aung San Suu Kyi are the well known figures of Nobel Peace Prize.

Criteria for Nobel Peace Prize

Mostly, American President and the life-threatened religious figures are the winners of the Nobel peace prize for their work. However, occasionally people who create paradigm shifts, or major shifts in thinking for peace, can also receive a Nobel Peace Prize for their work.

Who Can Nominate for Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel committee allowed  limited people to submit nominations  for the prize. The members of national assemblies and governments, members of international courts, university chancellors, university professors of certain subjects, directors of peace research institutes and foreign policy institutes, previous winners of the Nobel peace prize and members of or advisers to the Norwegian Nobel committee are eligible to nominate for the prize.

Timing for Nobel Peace Prize

The deadline for nominating a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize is February 1. The Nobel Committee typically comes to a conclusion in mid-September, but occasionally the final decision has not been made until the last meeting before the official announcement at the beginning of October. Alfred Nobel died on the December 10, 1895, and the Peace Prize is presented on December 10.

Mission & Objectives of Nobel Peace Prize

  1. To promote brotherhood between all people in the world.
  2. To promote economic development, enhancement of social progress and better standards of life.
  3. To promote tolerance, understanding, solidarity and co-operation among men, women and children throughout the world without distinction as to race, sex, language, religion or political orientation.
  4. To contribute to the removal of obstacles to peace, to work for justice, security and disarmament, and to promote the development of peaceful co-existence and co-operation among countries of the world.

Inspirational Words for World Peace

“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” — Mahatma Gandhi

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

“When another person makes you suffer, it is because he suffers deeply within himself, and his suffering is spilling over. He does not need punishment; he needs help. That’s the message he is sending. ” — Thich Nhat Hanh

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”
— Mother Teresa

“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” — Albert Einstein

“Peace is the music of every soul. Our glory lies in understanding, listening and honoring that music.” – Amit Ray

Securing your nomination for the next year:

The best things about the Nobel peace prize is that it can be won by organizations as well as individuals. You can work as individual or with organization. Prize is due in February, so it is not too late to start thinking about securing your nomination for the next year. How you communicate with the public matters, too.

If you don’t get the prize don’t worry, your effort will not be in vein. Someday, somewhere you will be awarded, if you work with true spirit. If you are passionate about making a difference in the world, focus your energy on your dream to make a peaceful world.

Inspirational quotes: Preparation for Tomorrow

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. Having a positive outlook on life is a crucial part of finding inspiration.

What inspires us? Many things can inspire us – seeing other people accomplish great things, seeing other people overcome adversity hearing inspirational quotes from great people, even the sheer beauty of nature can remind us just how lucky we are to be alive. Having a positive outlook on life will bring us joy and provide us with inspiration when we least expect it. Here, I share TEN top inspirational quotations that have inspired me.

You can grow like a tall tree, when you enjoy the sun, wind, rain, storms and the stars in the dark nights.- Amit Ray

1. You can grow like a tall tree, when you enjoy the sun, wind, rain, storms and the stars in the dark nights.- Amit Ray

2. Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. – Dennis P. Kimbro

3. Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. – William James

4. The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. –Chinese Proverb

5. People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily. –Zig Ziglar

6. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. –Robert Frost

7. Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

8. Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly. – Neil Gaiman,

9. Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die, Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly. ― Langston Hughes

10. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make. ― Jane Goodall

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Inspirations for International Peace Day

Still I have deep faith in humanity and I know peace is possible. The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes from the souls of people. Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding. Peace is a long journey every one of us must take steps to achieve that. We are made of different colors and we have different cultures. We are all different! We need to learn to accept and love differences in the world.

International Day of Peace is observed on September 21st each year. On this day, the UN urges all hostilities to stop and embrace every one with love. Sometimes unofficially this day is called as World Peace Day. The day was established in 1981 by the United Nations General Assembly and in 2001, the General Assembly voted to designate the day as a period of non-violence and ceasefire.

To mark the day, here is 16 famous quotes with images about peace.

1. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” — Mahatma Gandhi

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2. “Only the brave men and women can bring peace to the world, not by practicing war but by practicing nonviolence.” — Amit Ray

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3. World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion. — Dalai Lama

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4. We are not on a journey to become the same or to be the same. But we are on a journey to see that in all of our differences, that is what makes us beautiful as a human race. — C. JoyBell C.

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5. “The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.” — Marianne Williamson

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6. “The light of compassion opens the petals of the heart. When the petals of the heart unfold fragrance spreads across the valley.” — Amit Ray

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7. “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” — Albert Einstein

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8. “Mankind must put an end to war – or war will put an end to mankind.” — John F. Kennedy

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9. “If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.” — Nelson Mandela

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10. “If you want peace, stop fighting. If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts.”  — Peter McWilliams

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11. “If you judge people you have no time to love them.” — Mother Teresa

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12. “If there is harmony in the home, there will be order in the nations. When there is order in the nations, there will peace in the world.” — Confucius

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13. “It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.”  – Eleanor Roosevelt

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14. ‘If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. — Mother Teresa

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15. “If we are to have peace on earth, our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.” — Martin Luther King Jr.

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16. “Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.” — Gautama Buddha

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Inspiring Thoughts of Sri Amit Ray

Sri Amit Ray

Sri Amit Ray is famous across the world for peace, love, compassion, and positive vibrations. He is an author and a great philanthropist. His words give me inspiration. His words give inspiration to millions. His work has huge impact to improve the dignity and the worth of humanity. He is strong advocate of non-violence as the way for peace. He has the courage of his convictions. He is promoting peace not only in his country but across the world. By his words and efforts Amit Ray helped to make the world a better and safer place.

Reading and collecting great quotes is one of my hobbies. Whenever I get some time, I turn to my books or internet for some inspiration and words of wisdom. I am giving below the words of wisdom of Amit Ray, that will inspire you, motivate you and lead you to success by achieving your goals. I hope you will enjoy them as much as I do.

Amit Ray is an example of a big heart, an honest mind, sound instincts, the virtue of patience and an abiding love for the common people. His work is helping to awaken the conscience of the people across the world. He addresses these issues with extraordinary vigor, integrity and selflessness. A man of greatness of spirit, he works for the fellow human beings to live in freedom and happiness. Some of his famous quotes are:

Compassion stands on the pillars of trust, love, awareness and detachment. – Amit Ray


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Compassion is like mother giving love to her children. Mother’s ways are higher than others, even when everyone rejects, mother accepts with her arms open and wide. – Amit Ray


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Compassion is all inclusive. Compassion knows no boundaries. Compassion comes with awareness, and awareness breaks. – Amit Ray

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Beauty is the purest feeling of the soul. Beauty arises when soul is satisfied.  — Amit Ray

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At the core of your heart, you are perfect and pure. No one and nothing can alter that. – Amit Ray

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As the flower blooms in spring, compassion grows in mindfulness. – Amit Ray

Inspiring thoughts of Amit Ray

God is whispering in your heart, in the whole existence, just tune your ears. – Amit Ray

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I have created this collection of powerful inspiring thoughts and image quotes to remind you of your true power of compassion. Compassion is deep inside of you and every other person on this planet. I am looking at the world from a large window now. I can see the beauty of every life. I invite you too to see the world from a larger window.

20 Top Quotes on Success, and Risk

I have created a collection of powerful self development image quotes to remind you of your true power for success. Success is deep inside of you and every other person on this planet.

I take risk because without risk you cannot make success. Believe me, it is well and worth to take risk. Without risk you cannot move an inch. Risk, and success are the common features of life. When you take risk you will be more creative, and productive. You will feel better and live longer. My daughter does not want to take risk. She continues to teach English in high school. My son is a risk taker. He is always one step forward. He is now very successful. I do not believe that women are not risk taker. My daughter always look for perfections but my son can go ahead with imperfections.

Enjoy this amazing rainbow of colorful picture quotes, and don’t forget to share them with your friends on Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook & Twitter.


“You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” – Albert Einstein

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“People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed.” – Tony Robbins

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“Success comes when you have the dream to realize, passion to transcend, and courage to act.” – Amit Ray


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“Do not let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki


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“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” – Oscar Wilde


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“When I dare to be powerful to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde


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“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain


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“Success needs vision to see, passion to transcend, patience to withstand and the character to overcome criticisam.” – Amit Ray


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“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


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“I have not failed. I have just found ten thousand ways that will not work.” – Thomas A. Edison


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“The tower of success stands on the pillars of vision, action, patience and the character to withstand criticisms.” – Amit Ray


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“If you donot build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.” – Dhirubhai Ambani


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“If you donot value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know & start charging for it.” – Kim Garst


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“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley


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“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


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“Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.” – Roger Babson


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“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi


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“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi


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“Success is about creating benefit for all and enjoying the process. If you focus on this and adopt this definition, success is yours.” – Kelly Kim


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“It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – J. K Rowling


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“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman


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“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee


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“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie


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“Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – Lolly Daskal

 

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100 Top Motivational Quotes For Success

We all need some inspiration and motivation to do great jobs. I think these motivational quotes will give you the edge you need to create your success. So read on and let them inspire you.

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

“There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.” –Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” –Francis Chan

Success needs vision to see, passion to transcend, patience to withstand and the character to overcome dificulties. — Amit Ray

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”  ― Kurt Vonnegut

“Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.”  ― Neil Gaiman

The tower of success stands on the pillars of vision, action, patience and the character to withstand criticisms. -- Amit Ray

The tower of success stands on the pillars of vision, action, patience and the character to withstand criticisms. — Amit Ray

“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”  ― Paulo Coelho

“Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die  Life is a broken-winged bird,
That cannot fly.” ― Langston Hughes

“The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.” –Bruce Feirstein

“When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you.” –Lolly Daskal

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. — Albert Einstein

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. — Thomas A. Edison

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. — Harriet Tubman

The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. — Bruce Lee

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. — Dale Carnegie

Do not let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. — Robert Kiyosaki

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” –John D. Rockefeller

“What’s meant to be will always find a way” ― Trisha Yearwood

“You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” –George Lorimer

“To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.” –Mike Gafka

“Success is … knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.” –John C. Maxwell

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” –Wayne Dyer

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.” –Anatole France

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.” –Dale Carnegie

“You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.” –Booker T. Washington

“Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.” –Theodore N. Vail

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” –Herman Melville

“Fortune sides with him who dares.” –Virgil

“Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it.” –Washington Irving

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” –Truman Capote

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” –John R. Wooden

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. -- Eleanor Roosevelt

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. — Eleanor Roosevelt

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” –Margaret Thatcher

“A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.” –Vince Lombardi

“In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.” –Jane Smiley

“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” –George Bernard Shaw

“I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” –Diane Ackerman

“You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” –Michael Jordan

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” –Jim Ryun

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” –Dale Carnegie

“If you’re reading this… Congratulations, you’re alive. If that’s not something to smile about,
then I don’t know what is.” ― Chad Sugg

“You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.” ― Saul Bellow

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” ― Socrates

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” ― Maya Angelou

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. -- Maya Angelou

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. — Maya Angelou

“I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” ― Lance Armstrong

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” ― Lou Holtz

“The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.” ― Kalu Ndukwe Kalu

“It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.”  ― Vincent van Gogh

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall

“You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control.”  ― Elizabeth Gilbert

The tower of success stands on the pillars of vision, action, patience and the character to withstand criticisms. — Amit Ray

“Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” ― Thomas Jefferson