Peace Quotes

Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing - Peace is the measure.
George Melton
Barry goldwate - to insist on strength... is not war - mongering....

Albert einstein - there are two ways of resisting war: the legal...
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
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, then the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix
I felt that I had done my duty. Nothing drove me now. I had run out of causes and was as close as I might ever be to peace. With all this behind me, I felt that if I had to die now, it was all right. I would not protest quite so loudly as I would have at any other time.
Roger Zelazny, The Courts of Chaos

With malice toward none, with charity for all, ... let us strive on to finish the work we are in, ... to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.
Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address, Mar. 4, 1865
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
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
The triumph of justice is the only peace.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Out of the strain of the Doing, Into the peace of the Done.
Julia Louise Woodruff
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
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".
The name of peace is sweet, and the thing itself is beneficial, but there is a great difference between peace and servitude. Peace is freedom in tranquillity, servitude is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death.
Cicero
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being - - we can do it.
Roosevelt, Eleano
Do you know what is better than charity and fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations between people, as quarrels and bad feelings destroy mankind.
Prophet Mohammed, Muslim & Bukhari
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
He was then in his fifty - Fourth year, when even in the case of poets reason and passion begin to discuss a peace treaty and usually conclude it not very long afterwards.
G. C. Lichtenberg
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.
Calvin coolidge - christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state...
If the Prince of Peace should come to earth, one of the first things he would do would be to put psychiatrists in their place.
Aldous Huxley
We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.
Joseph Roux
Peace for any prolonged period of time is impossible. Humans have a natural thirst for chaos and war is the most readily available form of chaos.
Frank Herbert, Dune
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)
Virtuous motives, trammeled by inertia and timidity, are no match for armed and resolute wickedness. A sincere love of peace is no excuse for muddling hundreds of millions of humble folk into total war. The cheers of the weak, well - Meaning assemblies soon cease to count. Doom marches on.
Sir Winston Churchill, March 1936, demanding British re - Armament
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
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violen trevolution inevitable.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Wars begin in the minds of man, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.
U Thant
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - The rest will be given.
Mother Theresa
Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains or slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take but as for me; give me liberty or give me death!
Patrick Henry
Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self - Satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
John Wooden
Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.
Og Mandino
We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
Anton Chekhov, 1897
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
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
Proverbs 1728 Bible
If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose somber shadow is now thrown over the world, and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences, they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace.
Fridjof Nansen
It is essential to know that to be a happy person, a happy family, a happy society, it is very crucial to have a good heart, that is very crucial. World peach must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just the absence of violence but the manifestation of human compassion.
Dalai Lama, (in exile) Associated Press, 5/14/01
We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
Thomas Jefferson
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Gersonides