Peace Quotes

A harvest of peace is produced from a seed of contentment.
American Prove
Paul tabori, _the natural science of stupidity_. (new york: chiltoncompany, 1960), p. 104. - modern war has decimated many a country; but it...

E. h. chapin - do not judge men by mere appearances for the...
In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.
Orson Welles
Wars begin in the minds of man, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.
U Thant
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
Johann von Goethe

Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.
Julius K. Nyerere
I took a speed - Reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.
Woody Allen
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
Thomas Jefferson
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.
Bible, Isaiah 32: 17
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
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
Lord Essex
The absence of war is not peace.
Harry S Truman
Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.
Dorothy Thompson
First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ, 1420
Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.
Albert Einstein
Peace and blessings manifest with every lesson learned - And if your knowledge were your wealth then it would be well earned.
Erykah Badu, A line from the song "On & On".
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
Andr Gide
Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of war?
Hermocrates of Syracuse
Woodrow wilson, speech to congress, apr. 2, 1917 - the world must be made safe for democracy. its...
A life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age.
Cicero
And the work of righteousness shall be peace and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.
Bible
In times of tumult and discord bad men have the most power mental and moral excellence require peace and quiteness.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus
For too long, many nations, including my own, tolerated, even excused, oppression in the Middle East in the name of stability. Oppression became common, but stability never arrived. We must take a different approach. We must help the reformers of the Middle East as they work for freedom, and strive to build a community of peaceful, democratic nations.
George W. Bush, Speech to UN General Assembly, September 21, 2004
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabline it to make its peace with its destiny.
George Santayana
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.
Abraham Maslow
The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.
Nikita Khrushchev
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
We Americans want peace, and it is now evident that we must be prepared to demand it. For other peoples have wanted peace, and the peace they received was the peace of death.
Rev. Francis J. Spellman, Archbishop of New York. 22 September, 1940
Indecision regarding the choice among pleasures temporarily robs a man of inner peace. After due reflection, he attains joy by turning away from the lower pleasures and seeking the higher ones.
I Ching
On his deathbed Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose pity and whose peace and whose refuse are for all - - The soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved.
Mark Twain
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.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Gersonides
For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human face, And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress.
William Blake
It is better we disintegrate in peace and not in pieces.
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
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
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable.
John F. Kennedy
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
T. S. Eliot, Quoted in the May, 24 edition of "The Montreal Gazette".
Let tears flow of their own accord: their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony.
Seneca
On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly, on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom, and let us reconsecrate ourselves to the task of promoting an enduring peace so that all their efforts shall not have been in vain.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe