Peace Quotes

Publius cornelius tacitus - in times of tumult and discord bad men have the...
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

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
We discovered that peace at any price is no peace at all.
Eve Denise Curie
I ching - indecision regarding the choice among pleasures...
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)

T. s. eliot, quoted in the may, 24 edition of
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
For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.
Larry Eisenberg
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
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
Are these perilous times? They are. But we can have peace in our hearts and in our homes.
Gordon B. Hinkley, Speech given in October 2001
If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.
Marvin Gaye
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
The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
Desiderius Erasmus
The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.
Alice Walke
We Americans want peace, and it is now evident that we must be prepared to demand it. For other peoples have wanted peace, and the peace they received was the peace of death.
Rev. Francis J. Spellman, Archbishop of New York. 22 September, 1940
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
You can not gain peace by avoiding life.
Virginia Woolf
It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.
Andr Gide
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violen trevolution inevitable.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.
Julius K. Nyerere
The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.
George S. Patton
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)
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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
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
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue.
Cornelius Tacitus
There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the establishment and nothing more corrupting.
Alan John Percivale Taylo
Everything is changeable, everything appears and disappears there is no blissful peace until one passes beyond the agony of life and death.
Buddha
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
One path alone leads to a life of peace The path of virtue.
Juvenal
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Baruch Spinoza
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix
There never was a good war, or a bad peace.
Benjamin Franklin
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 look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
William Gladstone
In this age when there can be no losers in peace and no victors in war, we must recognize the obligation to match national strength with national restraint.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind.
Lord Essex