"Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty. Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace. Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Lin Yutang on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Lin Yutang on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Lin Yutang on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Lin Yutang on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Lin Yutang on John Lennon
"Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials."
"No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow."
"Hope is like a road in the country there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence."
"This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought."
"Society can exist only on the basis that there is some amount of polished lying and that no one says exactly what he thinks."