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Peace Quotes


Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
– Benjamin Franklin

Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and 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
We have nothing in our history or position to invite aggression; we have everything to beckon us to the cultivation of relations of peace and amity with all nations.
– Franklin P. Adams
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
– Aesop
When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace.
– Muhammad Ali
Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on peace keeping missions abroad because they probably need their armies to intimidate their own populations.
– Kofi Annan
Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.
– Hannah Arendt
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
– St. Francis of Assisi
The purpose of all wars, is peace.
– Saint Augustine
Together, we can create a world in which peace is real; in which every human being can thrive; in which all share the promise of our century. I believe we can succeed.
– Abdallah II
If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.
– Gaston Bachelard
If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament - disarmament follows peace.
– Bernard Baruch
Let us not deceive ourselves; we must elect world peace or world destruction.
– Bernard Baruch
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get.
– Barbara Boxer
Don't tell me peace has broken out.
– Bertolt Brecht
You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself, and for the firefighter it is fire.
– Larry Brown
To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment for having disturbed the reader's peace. The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding.
– Anatole Broyard
Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
– Buddha
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
– Buddha