Peace Quotes

William blake - for mercy has a human heart, pity, a human face,...
Let him who desires peace prepare for war.
Flavius Vegetius Renatus

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
Peace won by the compromise of principles is a short - Lived achievement.
Author Unknown
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
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

We discovered that peace at any price is no peace at all.
Eve Denise Curie
Thomason - peace is the happy, natural state of man; war...
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible, make violent revolution inevitable.
John F. Kennedy
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
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
What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared.
Napoleon Bonaparte, 1802
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.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self - Control. Against such things, there is no law.
The Apostle Paul (Saul of Tarsus), The Bible - Galations 5: 22 - 23 NIV
There are two ways of resisting war: the legal way and the revolutionary way. The legal way involves the offer of alternatinve service not as a privilege for a few but as a right for all. The revolutionary view involves an uncompromising resistance, with a view to breaking the power of militarism in time of peace or the resources of the state in time of war.
Albert Einstein
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Thomas Jefferson
Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.
Thomas Jefferson
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
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
Peace may cost as much as war, but it is a better buy.
Author Unknown
Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of wa.
Hermocrates of Syracuse
I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace.
Joseph Conrad
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
For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.
Larry Eisenberg
Words were never invented to fully explain the peaceful aura that surrounds us when we are in communion with minds of the same thoughts.
Eddie Myers
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
The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
Desiderius Erasmus
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
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
Imagine there? s no countries, it isn? t hard to do; nothing to kill or die for, and no religion too. Imagine all the people living life in peace.
John Lennon, Imagine
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
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
Under peaceful conditions the militant man attacks himself.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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)
Not merely an absence of noise, Real Silence begins when a reasonable being withdraws from the noise in order to find peace and order in his inner sanctuary.
Peter Minard
The wise should surrender speech in mind, mind in the knowing self, the knowing self in the Spirit of the universe, and the Spirit of the universe in the Spirit of peace.
Maitri Upanishads
First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ, 1420
For too long, many nations, including my own, tolerated, even excused, oppression in the Middle East in the name of stability. Oppression became common, but stability never arrived. We must take a different approach. We must help the reformers of the Middle East as they work for freedom, and strive to build a community of peaceful, democratic nations.
George W. Bush, Speech to UN General Assembly, September 21, 2004
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
Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of war?
Hermocrates of Syracuse