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Peace Quotes

Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.
– Buddha

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
Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
– Buddha
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
– Buddha
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
– Buddha
Imagine the peace symbol. The peace symbol has three pieces in it. One piece is emotion, that's your body. Another piece has spirit in it, that's your fuel. Another piece has intellect in it and that's your steering wheel. You can never overdo the fuel that goes into the body, which is the emotions and the steering wheel to drive it.
– Gary Busey
America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.
– George W. Bush
For all who love freedom and peace, the world without Saddam Hussein's regime is a better and safer place.
– George W. Bush
We will stand up for our friends in the world. And one of the most important friends is the State of Israel. My administration will be steadfast in support Israel against terrorism and violence, and in seeking the peace for which all Israelis pray.
– George W. Bush
We've climbed the mighty mountain. I see the valley below, and it's a valley of peace.
– George W. Bush
Let love flow so that it cleanses the world. Then man can live in peace, instead of the state of turmoil he has created through his past ways of life, with all those material interests and earthly ambitions.
– Sai Baba
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
– Melody Beattie
Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.
– Sarah Ban Breathnach
Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too.
– Frederick Buechner
There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.
– Albert Camus
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
– Jimmy Carter
The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation.
– Lord Chesterfield
Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
The United States is not a nation to which peace is a necessity.
– Grover Cleveland
If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's weapons of mass destruction program.
– Bill Clinton
I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
– Red Cloud
If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I'm not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got.
– Kurt Cobain
Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet.
– Bill Cosby
We will not have peace by afterthought.
– Norman Cousins
It's well known I'm a Scientologist, and that has helped me to find that inner peace in my life and it's something that has given me great stability and tools that I use.
– Tom Cruise
The quest for peace begins in the home, in the school and in the workplace.
– Silvia Cartwright
I believe it is peace in our time.
– Neville Chamberlain
We would fight not for the political future of a distant city, rather for principles whose destruction would ruin the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth.
– Neville Chamberlain
The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.
– Alice Cooper
Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.
– Richard M. DeVos
The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit for fools.
– Benjamin Disraeli
Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips, lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace... on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety.
– Sir William Drummond
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
– Moshe Dayan
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
– Amelia Earhart
I think that this is the first war in history that on the morrow the victors sued for peace and the vanquished called for unconditional surrender.
– Abba Eban
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
– Albert Einstein
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. Eisenhower
Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower
The people of the world genuinely want peace. Some day the leaders of the world are going to have to give in and give, it to them.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower
We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
– T. S. Eliot
In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides, we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945.
– Elizabeth II
There can never be peace between nations until there is first known that true peace which is within the souls of men.
– Black Elk
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it.
– Epictetus
Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy.
– Suzanne Fields
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
– Benjamin Franklin
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.
– Benjamin Franklin
It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
– Dr. Thomas Fuller
Power to the peaceful!
– Michael Franti
We can bomb the world to pieces, but we can't bomb it into peace.
– Michael Franti
Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Peace is its own reward.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Being a movie star, and this applies to all of them, means being looked at from every possible direction. You are never left at peace, you're just fair game.
– Greta Garbo
I have many times asked myself whether there can be more potent advocates of peace upon earth through the years to come than this massed multitude of silent witnesses to the desolation of war.
– King George V
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.
– Andre Gide
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
On all the peaks lies peace.
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What we need is Star Peace and not Star Wars.
– Mikhail Gorbachev
I say at this point, for different reasons, Bush and Hussein are both very threatening to world peace and to deny that is to be incredibly naive.
– Janeane Garofalo
When Communist U.S.S.R. was a superpower, the world was better off. The right-wing media is trying to marginalize the peace movement.
– Janeane Garofalo
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
– Dag Hammarskjold
When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.
– George Harrison
Without free, self-respecting, and autonomous citizens there can be no free and independent nations. Without internal peace, that is, peace among citizens and between the citizens and the state, there can be no guarantee of external peace.
– Vaclav Havel
You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.
– Robert A. Heinlein
Another essential to a universal and durable peace is social justice.
– Arthur Henderson
As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties.
– Arthur Henderson
It has become impossible to give up the enterprise of disarmament without abandoning the whole great adventure of building up a collective peace system.
– Arthur Henderson
The Disarmament Conference has become the focal point of a great struggle between anarchy and world order,,,between those who think in terms of inevitable armed conflict and those who seek to build a universal and durable peace.
– Arthur Henderson
The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and peace are deep-seated and powerful. They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual.
– Arthur Henderson
The question is, what are we to do in order to consolidate peace on a universal and durable foundation, and what are the essential elements of such a peace?
– Arthur Henderson
The years of the economic depression have been years of political reaction, and that is why the economic crisis has generated a world peace crisis.
– Arthur Henderson
Those nations have a very great responsibility at this juncture of the world's affairs, for by throwing their joint weight into the scales of history on the right side, they may tip the balance decisively in favour of peace.
– Arthur Henderson
Thus, the struggle for peace includes the struggle for freedom and justice for the masses of all countries.
– Arthur Henderson
To solve the problem of organizing world peace we must establish world law and order.
– Arthur Henderson
The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve its purity.
– Matthew Henry
That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defense of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.
– Thomas Hobbes
Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.
– Herbert Hoover
To awake from death is to die in peace.
– Doug Horton
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.
– Victor Hugo
For our part, we shall continue to work for the new dawn when all the Children of Abraham and their descendants are living together in the birthplace of their three great monotheistic religions, a life free from fear, a life free from want - a life in peace.
– King Hussein