Peace Quotes

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
The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.
George S. Patton

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
Frank herbert, dune - peace for any prolonged period of time is...
Gersonides - a peace that comes from fear and not from the...
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just and charitable war.
William Shakespeare

I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle - So all is peace.
Edward Lea
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
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
God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
C. S. Lewis
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
I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Helen Kelle
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
What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared.
Napoleon Bonaparte, 1802
Anthropology provides a scientific basis for dealing with the crucial dilemma of the world today how can peoples of different appearance, mutually unintelligible languages, and dissimilar ways of life get along peaceably togethe.
Clyde Kluckhohn
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
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
For the sake of peace one may lie, but peace itself should never be a lie.
The Talmud
Thomas jefferson - peace, commerce and honest friendship with all...
Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.
Dorothy Thompson
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Aesop, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
No one would be foolish enough to choose war over peace - - In peace sons bury their fathers, but in war fathers bury their sons.
Croesus of Lydia
The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.
Alice Walke
Peace is the happy, natural state of man; war corruption, his disgrace.
Thomason
The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.
Nikita Khrushchev
Deep experience is never peaceful.
Henry James
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
If peace is equated simply with the absence of war, it can become abject pacifism that turns the world over to the most ruthless.
Henry Kissinge
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violen trevolution inevitable.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from enlightenment and educating people to behave more in a divine manner.
Carlos Santana, Associated Press interview, September 1, 2004
In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Out of the strain of the Doing, Into the peace of the Done.
Julia Louise Woodruff
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
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
Johann von Goethe
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
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
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.
Ronald Reagan
Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of war?
Hermocrates of Syracuse
Peace may cost as much as war, but it is a better buy.
Author Unknown
For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.
Larry Eisenberg