Peace Quotes

Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defence of peace must be constructed.
Unknown, UNESCO Constitution
Eddie myers - words were never invented to fully explain the...

Susan partnow - it is within the families themselves where peace...
Rest in peace. The mistake shall not be repeated.
Cenotaph in Hiroshima
One path alone leads to a life of peace: The path of virtue.
Juvenal
We discovered that peace at any price is no peace at all.
Eve Denise Curie

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
And the work of righteousness shall be peace and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.
Bible
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
If I must choose between righteousness and peace, I choose righteousness.
Theodore Roosevelt
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
Thomas Jefferson
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
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
C. S. Lewis
This is before the coming of a new Heaven and a new Earth, in the which shall reign the Prince of Peace forever and forever, as the Old shall be passed away, for lo on earth there is nothing great but man in man there is nothing great but mind.... .
Phylos the Tibetan
Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.
Buddha
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Buddha
Where the soul is full of peace and joy, outward surrounding and circumstances are of comparatively little account.
Hannah Whitall Smith
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
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
Aesop - better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and...
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
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
What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared.
Napoleon Bonaparte, 1802
We will not have peace by afterthought.
Norman Cousins
American foreign policy must be more than the management of crisis. It must have a great and guiding goal: to turn this time of American influence into generations of democratic peace.
George W. Bush, speech, November 19, 1999
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
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.
Bible, Isaiah 32: 17
In peace, children inter their parents war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus
Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace.
Amelia Earhart, Courage, 1927
Courage is the price that life extracts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not. knows no release from little things.
Amelia Earhart Putnam
All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field.
Albert Einstein
The fact is that we prepare for war like giants, and for peace like pygmies.
Lester Bowles Pearson
The triumph of justice is the only peace.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Let tears flow of their own accord their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony.
Seneca
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
Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.
Alice Walke
Let him who desires peace prepare for war.
Flavius Vegetius Renatus
We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
Anton Chekhov, 1897
Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing - Peace is the measure.
George Melton