Peace Quotes

There is no way to peace peace is the way.
A. J. Muste
Author unknown - peace may cost as much as war, but it is a better...

Henry james - deep experience is never peaceful....
Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace! Where there is hatred let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; Where there is sadness, joy.
Saint Francis of Assisi, "Prayer of St Francis" (attributed)
Out of the strain of the Doing, Into the peace of the Done.
Julia Louise Woodruff
What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared.
Napoleon Bonaparte, 1802

American foreign policy must be more than the management of crisis. It must have a great and guiding goal: to turn this time of American influence into generations of democratic peace.
George W. Bush, speech, November 19, 1999
In this age when there can be no losers in peace and no victors in war, we must recognize the obligation to match national strength with national restraint.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just and charitable war.
William Shakespeare
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can not gain peace by avoiding life.
Virginia Woolf
Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace Where there is hatred let me sow love Where there is injury, pardon Where there is doubt, faith Where there is despair, hope Where there is darkness, light Where there is sadness, joy.
Saint Francis of Assisi
Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.
Buddha
The wise should surrender speech in mind, mind in the knowing self, the knowing self in the Spirit of the universe, and the Spirit of the universe in the Spirit of peace.
Maitri Upanishads
All we are saying is give peace a chance.
John Lennon
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.
Kahlil Gibran
The white, the Hispanic, the black, the Arab, the Jew, the woman, the Native American, the small farmer, the businessperson, the environmentalist, the peace activist, the young, the old, the lesbian, the gay and the disabled make up the American quilt.
Jesse Louis Jackson
Ed, we just witnessed a peaceful transition in government. Do you realize how miraculous that is... Today, tiny Cicely, Alaska, stood up and put another W in the win category for democracy.
Jeff Melvoin
To be feared is to fear no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.
Seneca
Aristotle, nichomachean ethics - we make war that we may live in peace....
The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.
Woodrow Wilson, Speech to Congress, Apr. 2, 1917
This is the true nature of home - It is the place of Peace the shelter, not only from injury, but from all terror, doubt and division.
John Ruskin
Anthropology provides a scientific basis for dealing with the crucial dilemma of the world today how can peoples of different appearance, mutually unintelligible languages, and dissimilar ways of life get along peaceably togethe.
Clyde Kluckhohn
The peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country. With a simple oath, we affirm old traditions and make new beginnings.
George W. Bush, Inaugural address, 2001
If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.
Marvin Gaye
Peace visits not the guilty mind.
Juvenal
War is Peace Freedom is Slavery Ignorance is Strength.
George Orwell, Book "1984".
Do not judge men by mere appearances for the light laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy.
E. H. Chapin
If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle - So all is peace.
Edward Lea
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell, (attributed)
Why cross an ocean when you can cross a river Why should we sail to Washington when we can meet right away 10 miles from here On Middle East peace initiative.
Shimon Peres
To be feared is to fear: no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.
Seneca
Where the soul is full of peace and joy, outward surrounding and circumstances are of comparatively little account.
Hannah Whitall Smith
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Albert Einstein
Please choose the way of peace. ... In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause.
Mother Teresa, - - Letter to U. S. President George Bush and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, January 1991.
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - - Avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
Francesco Petrarch
It is within the families themselves where peace can begin.
Susan Partnow
Peace has in it trust in the Lord, that He governs all things, provides all things, and leads to a good end.
Emanuel Swedenborg, From the book "Arcana Coelestia" #8455
One path alone leads to a life of peace The path of virtue.
Juvenal