More Peace, Please

Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will also be in our troubled world.

— Etty Hillesum, An Interrupted Life

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One Comment on “More Peace, Please”

  1. mahala Says:

    This quote is all the more powerful because I remember reading in her book how many people tried pulling strings to keep her out of the concentration camps and she didn’t want them to. She really felt like she could help the young women there.