Peace Quotes

Swiftly arose and spread around me the peace and knowledge that pass all the argument of the earth, And I know that the hand of God is the promise of my own, And I know that the spirit of God is the brother of my own, And that all the men ever born are also my brothers, and the women my sisters and lovers, And that a kelson of the creation is love.
Walt Whitman
Carlos santana, associated press interview, september 1, 2004 - peace has never come from dropping bombs. real...

Lyndon b. johnson - in this age when there can be no losers in peace...
If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you and may posterity forget that ye were once our countrymen.
Samuel Adams
If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known.
George C. Marshall
In peace, children inter their parents war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus

Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
Buddha
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
Victor Hugo
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violen trevolution inevitable.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Everybody in this life has their challenges and difficulties. That is part of our mortal test.... Peace comes through hope.
James E. Faust
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
Let tears flow of their own accord: their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony.
Seneca
Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Austin Farra
I define joy as a sustained sense of well - Being and internal peace - A connection to what matters.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.
Henry Mille
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 if possible, truth at all costs.
Martin Luthe
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John F. Kennedy, In a speech at the White House, 1962
Immanuel kant, the science of right - the universal and lasting establishment of peace...
All we are saying is give peace a chance.
John Lennon
First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ, 1420
Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
Buddha
For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human face, And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress.
William Blake
Every day we do things, we are things that have to do with peace. If we are aware of our life..., our way of looking at things, we will know how to make peace right in the moment, we are alive.
Thich Nhat Hanh
The sacrifice which causes sorrow to the doer of the sacrifice is no sacrifice. Real sacrifice lightens the mind of the doer and gives him a sense of peace and joy. The Buddha gave up the pleasures of life because they had become painful to him.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
We discovered that peace at any price is no peace at all.
Eve Denise Curie
The issues are the same. We wanted peace on earth, love, and understanding between everyone around the world. We have learned that change comes slowly.
Paul McCartney, The Observer (1987)
One path alone leads to a life of peace The path of virtue.
Juvenal
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
The deepest American dream is not the hunger for money or fame it is the dream of settling down, in peace and freedom and cooperation, in the promised land.
Scott Russell Sanders
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
Modern war has decimated many a country; but it has always spawned millions of bureaucrats. They fatten on shortages and thrive on trouble. Peace can never offer such opportunities for exercising petty tyrannies, using red tape to regiment the individual and making life generally unpleasant.
Paul Tabori, _The Natural Science of Stupidity_. (New York: ChiltonCompany, 1960), p. 104.
We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fourth Inaugural Address, Jan. 20, 1945
As this long and difficult war ends, I would like to address a few special words to... the American people Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible. On the Vietnam Wa.
Richard Milhous Nixon
In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
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
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
Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of war?
Hermocrates of Syracuse
Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.
Jawaharlal Nehru