73 Quotes About Peace

Quotes about peace can be inspiring and thought-provoking. They can remind us of the importance of peace in our lives and the world. Here are 73 quotes about peace to inspire you!

Quotes About Peace

1. When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. – Jimi Hendrix

2. An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. – Mahatma Gandhi

3. If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. – Mother Teresa

4. 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.

5. 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 be as one. – John Lennon

6. Peace begins with a smile. – Mother Teresa

7. Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. – John F. Kennedy

8. Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

9. 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

10. It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it. – Eleanor Roosevelt

11. Nobody can bring you peace but yourself. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

12. I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace. – Muhammad Ali

13. A peace is of the nature of a conquest for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser. – William Shakespeare

14. If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. – Nelson Mandela

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

16. He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees. – Benjamin Franklin

17. A people free to choose will always choose peace. – Ronald Reagan

18. Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time. – Lyndon B. Johnson

19. Even peace may be purchased at too high a price. – Benjamin Franklin

20. Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed. – Mahatma Gandhi

21. Peace is its own reward. – Mahatma Gandhi

22. It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war. – John F. Kennedy

23. 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

24. The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

25. I’m concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet. – Joan Jett

26. Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all. – Nelson Mandela

27. We make war that we may live in peace. – Aristotle

28. 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

29. I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself. – Nelson Mandela

30. Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves. – William Hazlitt

31. I can promise you that women working together – linked, informed and educated – can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet. – Isabel Allende

32. Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one’s level of peace of mind. – Sydney Madwed

33. Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous. – George Bernard Shaw

34. You cannot find peace by avoiding life. – Virginia Woolf

35. 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

36. 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

37. War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands. – H. L. Mencken

38. If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots. – Napoleon Bonaparte

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

40. It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf. – Thomas Fuller

41. I think it’s naive to pray for world peace if we’re not going to change the form in which we live. – Godfrey Reggio

42. Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

43. 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

44. Peace is liberty in tranquillity. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

45. 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

46. The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one’s life. – Peace Pilgrim

47. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves. – Swami Sivananda

48. For behind all imperialism is ultimately the imperialistic individual, just as behind all peace is ultimately the peaceful individual. – Irving Babbitt

49. 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

50. Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful. – Friedrich Schiller

51. People always make war when they say they love peace. – David Herbert Lawrence

52. 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

53. I don’t know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war. – Georges Clemenceau

54. 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

55. Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew. – John Greenleaf Whittier

56. Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war. – John Andrew Holmes

57. The quest for peace begins in the home, in the school and in the workplace. – Silvia Cartwright

58. I happen to dig being able to use whatever mystique I have to further the idea of peace. – Garrett Morris

59. The only important thing I have to say is that my father never fought against his country. – Zinedine Zidane

60. I declare that I will establish peace in this world. – Prem Rawat

61. Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure. – Phyllis McGinley

62. Peace is the first thing the angels sang. – John Keble

63. Peace is when time doesn’t matter as it passes by. – Maria Schell

64. You don’t have to have fought in a war to love peace. – Geraldine Ferraro

65. The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes, foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two. – Tony Snow

66. This enemy of peace in the world today is unlike any we have seen in the past, and our military is learning from, and building on, previous successes while carrying peace and freedom into the future. – Mark Kennedy

67. Power to the peaceful! – Michael Franti

68. The Dove, on silver pinions, winged her peaceful way. – James Montgomery

69. One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible. – Daniel Berrigan

70. Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism. – Dorothy Thompson

71. We want to take good tidings home to our people, that they may sleep in peace. – Black Kettle

72. One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force. – David Borenstein

73. To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. – Buddha

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