Peace Quotations

Peace Quotations
  1. "Whenever conscience speaks with a divided, uncertain, and disputed voice, it is not the voice of God. Descend still deeper into yourself, until you hear nothing but a clear, undivided voice, a voice which does away with doubt and brings with it persuasion, light, and serenity."
    -- Henri F. Amiel

  2. "I have been true to the principles of nonviolence, developing a stronger and stronger aversion to the ideologies of both the far right and the far left and a deeper sense of rage and sorrow over the suffering they continue to produce all over the world."
    -- Joan Baez

  3. "There can never be peace between nations until there is first known that true peace which … is within the souls of men."
    -- Black Elk

  4. "Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace."
    -- Buddha

  5. "The United Nations is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world."
    -- Ralph Bunche

  6. "Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache: You won't be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you."
    -- Ajahn Chah

  7. "We shall find peace. We shall hear angels. We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds."
    -- Anton Chekov

  8. "For everything there is a season, And a time for every matter under heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; A time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; A time to break down, and a time to build up; A time to weep, and a time to laugh; A time to mourn, and a time to dance; A time to throw away stones, And a time to gather stones together; A time to embrace, And a time to refrain from embracing; A time to seek, and a time to lose; A time to keep, and a time to throw away; A time to tear, and a time to sew; A time to keep silence, and a time to speak; A time to love, and a time to hate, A time for war, and a time for peace. "
    -- Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8

  9. "Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace."
    -- Dwight D. Eisenhower

  10. "We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom. "
    -- Dwight D. Eisenhower

  11. "Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin."
    -- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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    "Nothing can bring you peace but yourself."
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. "Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding."
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  13. "The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war. "
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  14. "Peace does not dwell in outward things, but within the soul; we may preserve it in the midst of the bitterest pain, if our will remains firm and submissive. Peace in this life springs from acquiescence not in an exemption from suffering."
    -- Francis Fenelon

  15. "Peace, like every other rare and precious thing, doesn't come to you. You have to go and get it."
    -- Faith Forsyte

  16. "There never was a good war or a bad peace."
    -- Benjamin Franklin

  17. "Peace is not something you wish for; it's something you make, something you do, something you are, and something you give away."
    -- Robert Fulghum

  18. "When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."
    -- Jimi Hendrix

  19. "Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it toward others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will also be in our troubled world."
    -- Etty Hillesum

  20. "There may be those on earth who dress better or eat better, but those who enjoy the peace of God sleep better."
    -- L. Thomas Holdcroft

  21. "Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil. "
    -- Kin Hubbard

  22. "Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind."
    -- Gerald Jampolsky

  23. "War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses."
    -- Thomas Jefferson

  24. "Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it."
    -- Thomas Jefferson

  25. "If we are to live together in peace, we must come to know each other better. "
    -- Lyndon Baines Johnson

  26. "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."
    -- John F. Kennedy

  27. "Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today."
    -- John F. Kennedy

  28. "Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal."
    -- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  29. "One day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but that it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means. "
    -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

  30. "There's harmony and inner peace to be found in following a moral compass that points in the same direction regardless of fashion or trend."
    -- Ted Koppel

  31. "All we are saying is: give peace a chance."
    -- John Lennon

  32. "Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will live as one. "
    -- John Lennon

  33. "There's no honorable way to kill, no gentle way to destroy. There is nothing good in war. Except its ending."
    -- Abraham Lincoln

  34. "Only in quiet waters do thing mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world."
    -- Hans Margolius

  35. "Peace is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather, it is a deepening of the present, and unless you look for it in the present you will never find it."
    -- Thomas Merton

  36. "Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush; anxious for greater developments and greater wishes and so on; so that children have very little time for their parents; Parents have very little time for each other; and the home begins the disruption of the peace of the world. "
    -- Mother Teresa

  37. "If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."
    -- Mother Teresa

  38. "Let us not use bombs and guns to overcome the world. Let us use love and compassion. Peace begins with a smile--smile five times a day to someone you don't really want to smile at all-- do it for peace. So let us radiate the peace of God and so light his light."
    -- Mother Teresa

  39. "Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves."
    -- John Muir

  40. "There is no way to peace, peace is the way."
    -- A. J. Muste

  41. "If there must be trouble let it be in my day, that my child may have peace."
    -- Thomas Paine

  42. "The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence."
    -- Norman Vincent Peale

  43. "Silence fertilizes the deep place where personality grows. A life with a peaceful center can weather all storms."
    -- Norman Vincent Peale

  44. "War ends nothing."
    -- African proverb

  45. "For it isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it."
    -- Eleanor Roosevelt

  46. "Peace, like charity, begins at home. "
    -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

  47. "The purpose of all war is ultimately peace. "
    -- Saint Augustine

  48. "Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice. "
    -- Baruch Spinoza

  49. "Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age. "
    -- Adlai E. Stevenson

  50. "To be at one with God is to be at peace ... peace is to be found only within, and unless one finds it there he will never find it at all. Peace lies not in the external world. It lies within one's own soul."
    -- Ralph W. Trine

  51. "Peace is not the absence of conflict; it's the absence of inner conflict. "
    -- Unknown

  52. "I believe in the sun even though it is slow in rising. I believe in you without realizing. I believe in rain though there are no clouds in the sky. I believe in truth even though people lie. I believe in peace though sometimes I am violent. I believe in God even though he is silent."
    -- Unknown

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