Peace Quotes

There are two ways of resisting war: the legal way and the revolutionary way. The legal way involves the offer of alternatinve service not as a privilege for a few but as a right for all. The revolutionary view involves an uncompromising resistance, with a view to breaking the power of militarism in time of peace or the resources of the state in time of war.
Albert Einstein
A. j. muste - there is no way to peace peace is the way....

The talmud - for the sake of peace one may lie, but peace...
Rest in peace. The mistake shall not be repeated.
Cenotaph in Hiroshima
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just an charitable war.
William Shakespeare
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

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Gersonides
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".
Success in highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which comes only to the man who has found the work he likes best.
Napoleon Hill
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
First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ, 1420
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
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.
Kahlil Gibran
One of the most basic principles for making and keeping peace within and between nations... is that in political, military, moral, and spiritual confrontations, there should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat.
Jimmy Carte
I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
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
We will not have peace by afterthought.
Norman Cousins
We must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The absence of war is not peace.
Harry S Truman
Saint francis of assisi - lord, make me an instrument of your peace where...
The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.
Alice Walke
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".
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
One of these days, the people are going to demand peace of the government, and the government is going to have to give it to them.
Dwight Eisenhowe
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, then the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix
Peace can be reached through meditation on the knowledge which dreams give. Peace can also be reached through concentration upon that which is dearest to the heart.
Patanjali
Compassion and love are not mere luxuries. As the source of both inner and external peace, they are fundamental to the continued survival of our species.
Dalai Lama, The Times (1999)
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Malcolm X, Malcolm X Speaks, 1965
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
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix
We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace. We know that oppressive governments support terror, while free governments fight the terrorists in their midst. We know that free peoples embrace progress and life, instead of becoming the recruits for murderous ideologies.
George W. Bush, Speech to UN General Assembly, September 21, 2004
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)
Imagine there? s no countries, it isn? t hard to do; nothing to kill or die for, and no religion too. Imagine all the people living life in peace.
John Lennon, Imagine
Peace visits not the guilty mind. Nemo Malus Felix.
Juvenal
The self - Controlled soul, who moves amongst sense objects, free from either attachment or repulsion, he wins eternal Peace.
Bhagavad Gita
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
That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience or to prevent the people of the United states who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms...
Samuel Adams
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
If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day.
Unknown
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violen trevolution inevitable.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy