Peace Quotes

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And the work of righteousness shall be peace and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.
Bible

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)
Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.
Richard M. DeVos
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
We make war that we may live in peace.
Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
C. S. Lewis
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Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
Albert Schweitze
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
Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.
Robert J. Sawyer, "Calculating God", 2000
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
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
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
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
We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, then the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix
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
If the Prince of Peace should come to earth, one of the first things he would do would be to put psychiatrists in their place.
Aldous Huxley
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just an charitable war.
William Shakespeare
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Aesop, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
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
Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defence of peace must be constructed.
Unknown, UNESCO Constitution
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
Peace for any prolonged period of time is impossible. Humans have a natural thirst for chaos and war is the most readily available form of chaos.
Frank Herbert, Dune
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
One path alone leads to a life of peace: The path of virtue.
Juvenal
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
Melody Beattie
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
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
Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war.
Dan Quayle, remarks at Arlington National Cemetery
The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
Pope John XXIII
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
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can complel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals, so that security and liberty may prosper together.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
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
The more you sweat during peace, The less you bleed during war.
Brian Wilson
To insist on strength... is not war - Mongering. It is peace - Mongering.
Barry Goldwate