Peace Quotes

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 enabline it to make its peace with its destiny.
George Santayana
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
Albert Schweitze

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Aesop, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
Dalai lama, (in exile) associated press, 5/14/01 - it is essential to know that to be a happy...
John ruskin - this is the true nature of home - - it is the...
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

Fill your mind with the meaningless stimuli of a world preoccupied with meaningless things, and it will not be easy to feel peace in your heart.
Marianne Williamson
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things Knows not the livid loneliness of fear.
Amelia Earhart
Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear.
Aesop
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix
Find peace in where and what you are.
Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon and Eldest. Quote from Eragon
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.
Kahlil Gibran
Deep experience is never peaceful.
Henry James
In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Austin Farra
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
But then peace, peace I am so mistrustful of it so much afraid that it means a sort of weakness and giving in.
D. H. Lawrence
If there is light in the soul, There will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, There will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, There will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, There will be peace in the world.
Chinese Prove
Carlos santana, associated press interview, september 1, 2004 - peace has never come from dropping bombs. real...
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just and charitable war.
William Shakespeare
The more you sweat during peace, The less you bleed during war.
Brian Wilson
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
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will finally know peace.
Jimi Hendrix
Justice does not come from the outside. It comes from inner peace.
Barbara Hall, A Summons to New Orleans, 2000
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
Peace has in it trust in the Lord, that He governs all things, provides all things, and leads to a good end.
Emanuel Swedenborg, From the book "Arcana Coelestia" #8455
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
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 nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the establishment and nothing more corrupting.
Alan John Percivale Taylo
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
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
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
Every day we do things, we are things that have to do with peace. If we are aware of our life..., our way of looking at things, we will know how to make peace right in the moment, we are alive.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war.
John Andrew Holmes
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
Why cross an ocean when you can cross a river Why should we sail to Washington when we can meet right away 10 miles from here On Middle East peace initiative.
Shimon Peres
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
The absence of war is not peace.
Harry S Truman
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.
Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.
Richard M. DeVos