Truth of it is that we don’t lose our loved ones when they do take their leave from us. Love if it is real, is never about possession and one cannot lose what is not owned, rather it is we have lost a part of ourselves to them.
Never fall into the pit of pride, the day a man becomes proud is the day he has gained a thing he fears losing. Fear of loss is what drives the worst aspects of the human character. In his mind he has gained something, yet his soul has lost.
Peace is not the absence of war, rather war is the absence peace. While at first glance the statement is a mere reversal of the order words. War is destruction, and it destroys what is desired and what is necessary. For in making war it is humanity that ultimately loses something.