Peace

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
- Mahatma Gandhi
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Peace begins with a smile.
- Mother Teresa
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
- John F. Kennedy
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.
- William Shakespeare
Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
- Carlos Santana
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
- Thomas Jefferson
I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.
- Muhammad Ali
Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.
- Lyndon B. Johnson
He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.
- Benjamin Franklin
A people free to choose will always choose peace.
- Ronald Reagan
Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mahatma Gandhi
Peace is its own reward.
- Mahatma Gandhi
It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
- John F. Kennedy
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
- Benjamin Franklin
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
- Nelson Mandela
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.
- Nelson Mandela
I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
We make war that we may live in peace.
- Aristotle
Dear God, Please send to me the spirit of Your peace. Then send, dear Lord, the spirit of peace from me to all the world. Amen.
- Marianne Williamson
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
- George Bernard Shaw
I can promise you that women working together - linked, informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.
- Isabel Allende
You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.
- J. Donald Walters
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
- Virginia Woolf
There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace.
- Richard Pryor
One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.
- Morihei Ueshiba
If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
We must all make peace so that we can all live in peace.
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
- Baruch Spinoza
War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands.
- H. L. Mencken
It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
- Thomas Fuller
Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
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
Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
- Swami Sivananda
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
Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.
- Friedrich Schiller
To attain inner peace you must actually give your life, not just your possessions. When you at last give your life - bringing into alignment your beliefs and the way you live then, and only then, can you begin to find inner peace.
- Peace Pilgrim
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
People always make war when they say they love peace.
- D. H. Lawrence
A quiet mind cureth all.
- Robert Burton
I declare that I will establish peace in this world.
- Prem Rawat
Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure.
- Phyllis McGinley
The quest for peace begins in the home, in the school and in the workplace.
- Silvia Cartwright
Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
- John Greenleaf Whittier
Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war.
- John Holmes
The only important thing I have to say is that my father never fought against his country.
- Zinedine Zidane
I happen to dig being able to use whatever mystique I have to further the idea of peace.
- Garrett Morris
We love peace, but not peace at any price.
- Douglas William Jerrold
Peace is the first thing the angels sang.
- John Keble
Power to the peaceful!
- Michael Franti
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