It is preferable to live one day with inner peace than a thousand years without.

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Well, I disagree. I strong believe "it takes 10 years, to live one best year". So instead of a day, I would go for at least one year.
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Many people may not understand this but it's the truth. The sweetness of life is living peacefully.
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Living life fully, filled with love and no regrets should be aimed for.
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Beautifully written. In this era, with so much disturbance all around, it is truly difficult to have peace of mind. A single day of peace is far better than a thousand days of internal conflict and discontent.
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Yes. No matter what way "Find peace". True peace that surpasses human understanding is ultimate.
Peace brings understanding. We cannot live without inner peace. Though it is costly to find.
As a mentor a day of total inner peace cannot be quoted with a thousand years without. Living happy is beneficial
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I actually think life is precious. Living long in misery shouldn't be seen negatively. All can't be rich and happy
Life is an adventure and a discovery whether poor or rich, happy or sad we deserve to live
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I don't agree with it. I believe that with good things, you also get bad things; with bad things, you can find good things. I prefer living a neutral and unconditional life, rather than having a pre-chosen good or bad life. I wouldn't want to know if tomorrow will be happy or not; instead, I'd like to create my own happiness. So, based on my beliefs, I disagree that one better day is better than a thousand bad days.
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I for one have been through a lot already to know the worth of peace. Most people do not realize it, but it is just priceless. Though that part of being content than comfortable nearly got me confused. I don't really understand the difference. I believe a comfortable person is a content person.
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While preferences are indeed subjective and vary from person to person, the statements you've presented reflect a particular perspective on what is preferable in life. They highlight the importance of inner peace, contentment, spiritual freedom, and embracing discomfort for personal growth.

Many individuals may resonate with these ideas as they seek fulfillment and a sense of purpose beyond material comforts. The preference for inner peace, contentment, and spiritual freedom can be seen as aspirations for a more meaningful existence.

However, it is important to acknowledge that different people have different priorities and value systems. What one person finds preferable may not hold the same significance for another. Some individuals may prioritize comfort and stability over embracing discomfort, while others may have different interpretations of what constitutes a "nightmarish hell" or "spiritual slavery."

Ultimately, the pursuit of what is preferable is subjective and deeply personal. Each person has the freedom to define what brings them fulfillment and to navigate their individual journey accordingly.
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I'd say one day of inner peace is preferable to one day without it. We don't live a thousand years so we'll neve have to worry about a thousand years of anything. And if we could live for a thousand years maybe we would become wise enough to know how to be at peace with life, the universe and everything. In the meantime, while we live out our four score years and ten, finding inner peace is always a possibility. Our miseries are generally interspersed with periods of contentment. No feeling is final or permanent. We can find peace again. And what is "inner peace" anyway? It's just a willingness to accept life on life's terms. I'm an old atheist who likes a beer every other day but I've always found the AA prayer helpful in restoring inner peace. It goes like this: "God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference." Uttering Ohmm... and losing one's SELF is another useful tool. As is cultivating gratitude for the good things one has and has had. Inner turmoil can be assuaged and until science can make us more or less immortal, we'll never have to worry about a thousand yeas of anything. So, we can stop worrying and get on with life in the knowledge that inner peace can be found.
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