Peace Quotes

The universal and lasting establishment of peace constitutes not merely a part, but the whole final purpose and end of the science of right as viewed within the limits of reason.
Immanuel Kant, The Science of Right
T. s. eliot, quoted in the may, 24 edition of

Clyde kluckhohn - anthropology provides a scientific basis for...
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
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
I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe

There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub.
Elisabeth Kubler - Ross
One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force.
David Borenstein
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 and where there is sadness, joy.
Unknown
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
Johann von Goethe
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
Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war.
Dan Quayle, remarks at Arlington National Cemetery
For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.
Larry Eisenberg
We do not deny the possibility of peaceful political transition, but we are still awaiting the first case.
Fidel Castro, Speech given in January 1963, calling for communist revolution in Latin America
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.
Bible, Isaiah 32: 17
He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows nor judge all he sees.
Benjamin Franklin
For the uncontrolled there is no wisdom. For the uncontrolled there is no concentration, and for him without concentration, there is no peace. And for the unpeaceful how can there ever be happiness?
Unknown, The Bhagavad Gita
No man can sit down and withhold his hands from the warfare against wrong and get peace from his acquiescence.
Woodrow Wilson
In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue.
Cornelius Tacitus
Henry kissinge - if peace is equated simply with the absence of...
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Gersonides
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
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".
Let tears flow of their own accord: their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony.
Seneca
Working in the garden... gives me a profound feeling of inner peace.
Ruth Stout
Peace is the happy, natural state of man; war corruption, his disgrace.
Thomason
Johnson himself turned out to be so many different characters he could have populated all of War and Peace and still had a few people left over.
Herbert Mitgang
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
It is better we disintegrate in peace and not in pieces.
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
The absence of war is not peace.
Harry S Truman
We make war that we may live in peace.
Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics
A life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age.
Cicero
Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and co - Operation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
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
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
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.
Bible, Jesus in Matthew 5: 9
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
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
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 enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.
George Santayana
Out of the strain of the Doing, Into the peace of the Done.
Julia Louise Woodruff