Peace Quotes

The peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country. With a simple oath, we affirm old traditions and make new beginnings.
George W. Bush, Inaugural address, 2001
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.
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We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
Anton Chekhov, 1897
D. h. lawrence - but then peace, peace i am so mistrustful of it...
Buddha - just as treasures are uncovered from the earth,...
It is better we disintegrate in peace and not in pieces.
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

Out of the strain of the Doing, Into the peace of the Done.
Julia Louise Woodruff
I pray you bear me henceforth from the noise and rumour of the field, where I may think the remnant of my thoughts in peace, and part of this body and my soul with contemplation and devout desires.
William Shakespeare
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
In peace, children inter their parents war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus
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
Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinions at all.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - - Avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
Francesco Petrarch
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
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
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
If I must choose between righteousness and peace, I choose righteousness.
Theodore Roosevelt
The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.
Woodrow Wilson, Speech to Congress, Apr. 2, 1917
Martin luther king, jr. - we must come to see that peace is not merely a...
A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war.
Sir James Glove
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
Buddha
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
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
To insist on strength... is not war - Mongering. It is peace - Mongering.
Barry Goldwate
On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly, on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom, and let us reconsecrate ourselves to the task of promoting an enduring peace so that all their efforts shall not have been in vain.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
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
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
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.
Proverbs 1728 Bible
Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war.
John Andrew Holmes
Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of war?
Hermocrates of Syracuse
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
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
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
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
What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared.
Napoleon Bonaparte, 1802
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
There is no way to peace peace is the way.
A. J. Muste
The vote on the Peacekeeper is also a vote on Geneva. Rejecting the Peacekeeper will knock the legs out from under the negotiating table. On importance of the MX missile.
Ronald Reagan