‘I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.’ – Thomas Paine

‘Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.’ – Ronald Reagan

‘Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.’ – Albert Einstein

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

‘People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.’ – George Orwell

‘Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.’ – Buddha

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

‘God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.’ – C. S. Lewis

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

‘Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.’ – Saint Francis de Sales

‘Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.’ – Francis of Assisi

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

‘We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.’ – Dalai Lama

‘You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.’ – Indira Gandhi

‘You cannot find peace by avoiding life.’ – Virginia Woolf

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

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

‘Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.’ – Henry David Thoreau

‘If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.’ – Marcus Aurelius

‘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

‘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

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

‘I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.’ – Sylvia Plath

‘You can find peace amidst the storms that threaten you.’ – Joseph B. Wirthlin

‘Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give – pleasure, possessions, power – but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy.’ – Dada Vaswani

‘The purpose of all wars, is peace.’ – Saint Augustine

‘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

‘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

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

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

‘Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.’ – Thomas Merton

‘We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.’ – William E. Gladstone

‘Avoid popularity if you would have peace.’ – Abraham Lincoln

‘Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.’ – Sallust

‘Let us have peace.’ – Ulysses S. Grant

‘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.

‘People always make war when they say they love peace.’ – D. H. Lawrence

‘I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man.’ – Charlie Chaplin

‘I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.’ – Helen Keller

‘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

‘Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism.’ – Benazir Bhutto

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

‘A bad peace is even worse than war.’ – Tacitus

‘First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.’ – Thomas a Kempis

‘Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.’ – Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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

‘We are bombarded on all sides by a vast number of messages we don’t want or need. More information is generated in a single day than we can absorb in a lifetime. To fully enjoy life, all of us must find our own breathing space and peace of mind.’ – James E. Faust

‘Peace is a day-to-day problem, the product of a multitude of events and judgments. Peace is not an ‘is,’ it is a ‘becoming.’ – Haile Selassie’ – Haile Selassie

‘What we need is Star Peace and not Star Wars.’ – Mikhail Gorbachev

‘Peace of mind for five minutes, that’s what I crave.’ – Alanis Morissette

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

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

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

‘The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.’ – Pope John XXIII

‘If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.’ – Henry Miller

‘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

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

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

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

‘A quiet mind cureth all.’ – Robert Burton

‘It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.’ – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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

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

‘Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.’ – John F. Kennedy

‘Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.’ – Friedrich Schiller

‘Peace is liberty in tranquillity.’ – Marcus Tullius Cicero

‘Peace begins with a smile.’ – Mother Teresa

‘If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.’ – John Lennon

‘Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.’ – Elie Wiesel

‘If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.’ – Thomas Paine

‘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

‘Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.’ – Dalai Lama

‘We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we are not at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God.’ – Thomas Merton

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

‘Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.’ – Martin Luther King, Jr.

‘Islam means peace.’ – Malala Yousafzai

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

‘Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.’ – Buddha

‘Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that’s where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.’ – Desmond Tutu

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

‘True humility is contentment.’ – Henri Frederic Amiel

‘Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism.’ – Ludwig von Mises

‘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

‘Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.’ – Mahatma Gandhi

‘All we are saying is give peace a chance.’ – John Lennon

‘I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.’ – Albert Einstein

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

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

‘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

‘While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.’ – Francis of Assisi

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

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

‘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

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

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

‘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

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

‘Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.’ – Buddha

‘I believe in peace. I believe in mercy.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘Peace is its own reward.’ – Mahatma Gandhi

‘We must all make peace so that we can all live in peace.’ – Jean-Bertrand Aristide

‘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

‘The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil.’ – Marcus Tullius Cicero

‘We love peace, but not peace at any price.’ – Douglas William Jerrold

‘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

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

‘An army of principles can penetrate where an army of soldiers cannot.’ – Thomas Paine

‘Peace is the first thing the angels sang.’ – John Keble

‘Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God – the rest will be given.’ – Mother Teresa

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

‘Power to the peaceful!’ – Michael Franti

‘I won’t undertake war until I have tried all the arts and means of peace.’ – Francois Rabelais

‘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

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

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

‘The attainment of the economic aims of man presupposes peace.’ – Ludwig von Mises

‘There is always a certain peace in being what one is, in being that completely.’ – Ugo Betti

‘We will not have peace by afterthought.’ – Norman Cousins

‘As I came to power peacefully, so shall I keep it.’ – Corazon Aquino

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

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

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

‘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

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

‘I most sincerely wish that the world in which we live be free from the threat of a nuclear holocaust and from the ruinous arms race. It is my cherished desire that peace be not separated from freedom which is the right of every nation. This I desire and for this I pray.’ – Lech Walesa

‘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

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

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

‘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

‘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 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

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

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

‘For me, peace should provide security to the Jewish people.’ – Ariel Sharon

‘Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.’ – Melody Beattie

‘The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.’ – Norman Schwarzkopf

‘Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.’ – Erich Fromm

‘Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.’ – John Wooden

‘In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.’ – Herodotus

‘To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.’ – George Washington

‘We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.’ – Dwight D. Eisenhower

‘The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.’ – Douglas MacArthur

‘We will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail.’ – George W. Bush

‘Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.’ – Richard M. DeVos

‘My faith helps me understand that circumstances don’t dictate my happiness, my inner peace.’ – Denzel Washington

‘Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.’ – Henri Nouwen

‘Success isn’t measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.’ – Mike Ditka

‘I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness; I hear the approaching thunder that, one day, will destroy us too. I feel the suffering of millions. And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel that everything will change for the better, that this cruelty too shall end, that peace and tranquility will return once more.’ – Anne Frank

‘For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘War is to man what maternity is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual peace.’ – Benito Mussolini

‘We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other’s children.’ – Jimmy Carter

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

‘Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh

‘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

‘Learning lessons is a little like reaching maturity. You’re not suddenly more happy, wealthy, or powerful, but you understand the world around you better, and you’re at peace with yourself. Learning life’s lessons is not about making your life perfect, but about seeing life as it was meant to be.’ – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

‘He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.’ – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

‘There are no contests in the Art of Peace. A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing. Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within.’ – Morihei Ueshiba

‘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

‘Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.’ – Eugene O’Neill

‘Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.’ – Menachem Begin

‘Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.’ – Amelia Earhart

‘Peace if possible, truth at all costs.’ – Martin Luther

‘There really can be no peace without justice. There can be no justice without truth. And there can be no truth, unless someone rises up to tell you the truth.’ – Louis Farrakhan

‘No person, no place, and no thing has any power over us, for ‘we’ are the only thinkers in our mind. When we create peace and harmony and balance in our minds, we will find it in our lives.’ – Louise L. Hay

‘Acceptance looks like a passive state, but in reality it brings something entirely new into this world. That peace, a subtle energy vibration, is consciousness.’ – Eckhart Tolle

‘The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.’ – Karl Marx

‘Hobbits are an unobtrusive but very ancient people, more numerous formerly than they are today; for they love peace and quiet and good tilled earth: a well-ordered and well-farmed countryside was their favourite haunt.’ – J. R. R. Tolkien

‘Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.’ – Andrew Jackson

‘The lesson of the Cold War is that against nuclear weapons, only nuclear weapons can hold the peace.’ – Chung Mong-joon

‘You don’t make peace with friends. You make it with very unsavory enemies.’ – Yitzhak Rabin

‘There’s nothing like the peace of the countryside, the quiet and the lack of distraction. It helps you to focus your mind.’ – Jenny Nimmo

‘Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it’s a start.’ – Anthony Bourdain

‘Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.’ – James K. Polk

‘If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.’ – Bayard Rustin

‘If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships – the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.’ – Franklin D. Roosevelt

‘Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains.’ – William Shakespeare

‘So long as there is imperialism in the world, a permanent peace is impossible.’ – Hassan Nasrallah

‘Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.’ – Gerald Jampolsky

‘Carrying yourself with poise and joy and peace within – that’s sexy.’ – Leah LaBelle

‘Revenge, lust, ambition, pride, and self-will are too often exalted as the gods of man’s idolatry; while holiness, peace, contentment, and humility are viewed as unworthy of a serious thought.’ – Charles Spurgeon

‘I like peace and quiet. It’s like I’m a loner.’ – Young Dolph

‘Where there is righteousness in the heart, there is beauty in the character. When there is beauty in the character, there is harmony in the home. When there is harmony in the home, there is order in the nation. When there is order in the nation, there is peace in the world.’ – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

‘If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.’ – Marvin Gaye

‘When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.’ – George Harrison

‘Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict – alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.’ – Dorothy Thompson

‘We need women who are devoted to shepherding God’s children along the covenant path toward exaltation; women who know how to receive personal revelation, who understand the power and peace of the temple endowment; women who know how to call upon the powers of heaven to protect and strengthen children and families; women who teach fearlessly.’ – Russell M. Nelson

‘The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.’ – Norman Vincent Peale

‘Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.’ – Marianne Williamson

‘Poetry and beauty are always making peace. When you read something beautiful you find coexistence; it breaks walls down.’ – Mahmoud Darwish

‘Sometimes you can find peace of mind by transferring yourself to different situations. They’re just reminders to stay… calm.’ – Yves Behar

‘You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.’ – George Michael

‘The lessons from the peace process are clear; whatever life throws at us, our individual responses will be all the stronger for working together and sharing the load.’ – Queen Elizabeth II

‘You can’t make war in the Middle East without Egypt and you can’t make peace without Syria.’ – Henry Kissinger

‘The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.’ – Ho Chi Minh

‘An unjust peace is better than a just war.’ – Marcus Tullius Cicero

‘War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.’ – Thomas Mann

‘I’m at peace with what I’m doing, I feel good with what I wake up doing and about my lifestyle.’ – Nipsey Hussle

‘China will always remain the builder of world peace, a contributor to global development, and upholder of international order.’ – Xi Jinping

‘Religion is meant to teach us true spiritual human character. It is meant for self-transformation. It is meant to transform anxiety into peace, arrogance into humility, envy into compassion, to awaken the pure soul in man and his love for the Source, which is God.’ – Radhanath Swami

‘In Italy, for 30 years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love, they had 500 years of democracy and peace – and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.’ – Graham Greene

‘The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.’ – Desiderius Erasmus

‘Work, look for peace and calm in work: you will find it nowhere else.’ – Dmitri Mendeleev

‘Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.’ – Omar N. Bradley

‘There is no way to peace; peace is the way.’ – A. J. Muste

‘I like my peace. I am happy in my space.’ – Randhir Kapoor

‘Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.’ – Winston Churchill

‘Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.’ – Elie Wiesel

‘The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.’ – Michael Jordan

‘To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring – it was peace.’ – Milan Kundera

‘We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.’ – Anton Chekhov

‘The government of the United States doesn’t want peace. It wants to exploit its system of exploitation, of pillage, of hegemony through war. It wants peace, but what’s happening in Iraq? What happened in Lebanon? Palestine? What’s happening? What’s happened over the last hundred years in Latin America and in the world?’ – Hugo Chavez

‘There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community.’ – M. Scott Peck

‘Peace goes into the making of a poem as flour goes into the making of bread.’ – Pablo Neruda

‘An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.’ – George Eliot

‘In the Middle East, it is clear that peace will never be reached without solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A two-state solution must be found and enforced.’ – Ahmed Zewail

‘Palestine is the issue, and until this issue is resolved, there can be no peace.’ – Hamza Yusuf

‘Peace in Palestine is inevitable. The question is how do we make it happen today.’ – Darrell Issa

‘Before we went on any protest, whether it was sit-ins or the freedom rides or any march, we prepared ourselves, and we were disciplined. We were committed to the way of peace – the way of non-violence – the way of love – the way of life as the way of living.’ – John Lewis

‘Respect for the rights of others means peace.’ – Benito Juarez

‘I believe that through knowledge and discipline, financial peace is possible for all of us.’ – Dave Ramsey

‘To survive in peace and harmony, united and strong, we must have one people, one nation, one flag.’ – Pauline Hanson

‘People are basically the same the world over. Everybody wants the same things – to be happy, to be healthy, to be at least reasonably prosperous, and to be secure. They want friends, peace of mind, good family relationships, and hope that tomorrow is going to be even better than today.’ – Zig Ziglar

‘Peace is purchased from strength. It’s not purchased from weakness or unilateral retreats.’ – Benjamin Netanyahu

‘You have to understand that people have to pay a price for peace. If you dare to struggle, you dare to win.’ – Fred Hampton

‘War is a racket. It always has been… A few profit – and the many pay. But there is a way to stop it. You can’t end it by disarmament conferences. You can’t eliminate it by peace parleys at Geneva. Well-meaning but impractical groups can’t wipe it out by resolutions. It can be smashed effectively only by taking the profit out of war.’ – Smedley Butler

‘For the only way in which a durable peace can be created is by world-wide restoration of economic activity and international trade.’ – James Forrestal

‘I do believe in God. But you won’t find me visiting temples every now and then. I believe in self-realization. Peace of mind matters a lot to me. What’s the point in doing something just for the sake of it? I’d rather do something I like doing as long as I’m being true to myself.’ – Virat Kohli

‘War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans.’ – Niccolo Machiavelli

‘As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other.’ – Pythagoras

‘We should respect all religions and just believe in peace, kindness and harmony.’ – Ananya Panday

‘Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.’ – Johnny Carson

‘Revenge only engenders violence, not clarity and true peace. I think liberation must come from within.’ – Sandra Cisneros

‘I used to wonder if it was God’s plan that I should be alone for so much of my life. But I found peace. I found happiness within people and the world.’ – Lana Del Rey

‘If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a ‘peace conference’, you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes.’ – Joseph Stalin

‘It’s never nice to lose someone close to you; unfortunately, life goes on, and we have to make peace with it and move on.’ – Francois Hougaard

‘I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief… For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.’ – Wendell Berry

‘Never, for the sake of peace and quiet, deny your own experience or convictions.’ – Dag Hammarskjold

‘Peace for us means the destruction of Israel. We are preparing for an all-out war, a war which will last for generations.’ – Yasser Arafat

‘Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace.’ – Christie Brinkley

‘Our stories come from our lives and from the playwright’s pen, the mind of the actor, the roles we create, the artistry of life itself and the quest for peace.’ – Maya Angelou

‘When the principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then the battle is your calling, and peace has become sin. You must at the price of dearest peace lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy with all the fire of your faith.’ – Abraham Kuyper

‘A State in the grip of neo-colonialism is not master of its own destiny. It is this factor which makes neo-colonialism such a serious threat to world peace.’ – Kwame Nkrumah

‘Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body.’ – Theodore Roosevelt

‘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

‘The Union, which can alone insure internal peace, and external security to each State, Must and Shall be Preserved, cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood.’ – George B. McClellan

‘My dream is to live a good life and be loving, be close to God and be a good human being and bring peace to people.’ – Ziggy Marley

‘We all need to work together, because there are no jobs on a dead planet; there is no equity without rights to decent work and social protection, no social justice without a shift in governance and ambition, and, ultimately, no peace for the peoples of the world without the guarantees of sustainability.’ – Sharan Burrow

‘Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.’ – Albert Schweitzer

‘At the end of the day, Wonder Woman is a peace seeker. But when fight arrives, she can fight. She’s a warrior, and she enjoys the adrenaline of the fight.’ – Gal Gadot

‘In time of peace prepare for war.’ – Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

‘We leave as we came and, god willing, as we shall return, with peace, and hope for all mankind.’ – Gene Cernan

‘I’m happy and at peace with where I am at life.’ – Rebecca Lobo

‘Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them.’ – Thomas Kinkade

‘So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservation, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality, nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit.’ – Christopher McCandless

‘A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.’ – Aesop

‘We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace.’ – Pope Francis

‘In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace.’ – Wangari Maathai

‘A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.’ – Frank Abagnale

‘Blue is the color of peace. Water is blue. I like the color blue because it just puts me at peace. The patriotic symbol is blue. I just like blue.’ – Antonio Brown

‘It takes a few to make war, but it takes a village and a nation to build peace.’ – Abiy Ahmed

‘True refuge is that which allows us to be at home, at peace, to discover true happiness. The only thing that can give us true refuge is the awareness and love that is intrinsic to who we are. Ultimately, it’s our own true nature.’ – Tara Brach

‘Seven decades after it was struck by an atom bomb, Hiroshima is a city of peace and hope.’ – Fumio Kishida

‘Peace without justice is tyranny.’ – William Allen White

‘It was Jesus who gave me peace when the shark severed my arm. I trust in Jesus whenever I’m going through a hard time. I see all the beautiful things that have come out of my situation. I’m able to share my story with young girls who have few role models, and I can help others cope with what they have been through.’ – Bethany Hamilton

‘The measure of success is happiness and peace of mind.’ – Bobby Davro

‘Try to keep your soul always in peace and quiet, always ready for whatever our Lord may wish to work in you. It is certainly a higher virtue of the soul, and a greater grace, to be able to enjoy the Lord in different times and different places than in only one.’ – Saint Ignatius

‘It is absolutely necessary, for the peace and safety of mankind, that some of earth’s dark, dead corners and unplumbed depths be let alone; lest sleeping abnormalities wake to resurgent life, and blasphemously surviving nightmares squirm and splash out of their black lairs to newer and wider conquests.’ – H. P. Lovecraft

‘The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.’ – Nikita Khrushchev

‘The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self-respect.’ – Thomas Huxley

‘Listen to the inner light; it will guide you. Listen to inner peace; it will feed you. Listen to inner love; it will transform you, it will divinise you, it will immortalise you.’ – Sri Chinmoy

‘We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peace and the norms and notions of what just is, isn’t always justice.’ – Amanda Gorman

‘Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn’t be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice.’ – Corazon Aquino

‘Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as our prince of peace, of civil rights. We owe him something major that will keep his memory alive.’ – Morgan Freeman

‘Nagasaki and Hiroshima remind us to put peace first every day; to work on conflict prevention and resolution, reconciliation, and dialogue; and to tackle the roots of conflict and violence.’ – Antonio Guterres

‘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 is much more precious than a piece of land… let there be no more wars.’ – Anwar Sadat

‘I speak not for myself but for those without voice… those who have fought for their rights… their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘Communism is a hateful thing, and a menace to peace and organized government.’ – Grover Cleveland

‘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

‘There is no alternative to peace. There is no sense to go to war.’ – Shimon Peres

‘When you make your peace with authority, you become authority.’ – Jim Morrison

‘The Universal Zulu Nation stands to acknowledge wisdom, understanding, freedom, justice, and equality, peace, unity, love, and having fun, work, overcoming the negative through the positive, science, mathematics, faith, facts, and the wonders of God, whether we call him Allah, Jehovah, Yahweh, or Jah.’ – Afrika Bambaataa

‘There is a sound that comes from gospel music that doesn’t come from anything else. It is a sound of peace. It is a sound of, ‘I’m going to make it through all of this.” – Yolanda Adams

‘A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.’ – Abraham Maslow

‘You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don’t ever count on having both at once.’ – Robert A. Heinlein

‘I cannot think that when God sent us into the world, he had irreversibly decreed that we should be perpetually miserable in it. If our taking up the Cross imply our bidding adieu to all joy and satisfaction, how is it reconcilable with what Solomon expressly affirms of religion, that ‘her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace?” – John Wesley

‘To insure peace of mind ignore the rules and regulations.’ – George Ade

‘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

‘Change is certain. Peace is followed by disturbances; departure of evil men by their return. Such recurrences should not constitute occasions for sadness but realities for awareness, so that one may be happy in the interim.’ – Percy Bysshe Shelley

‘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

‘Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people’s, if we are always criticizing trivial actions – which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.’ – Saint Teresa of Avila

‘Peace and not war is the father of all things.’ – Ludwig von Mises

‘Instead of a man of peace and love, I have become a man of violence and revenge.’ – Hiawatha

‘Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.’ – Herbert Hoover

‘There cannot be enduring peace, prosperity, equality and brotherhood in this world if our aims are so separate and divergent, if we do not accept that in the end we are people, all alike, sharing the Earth among ourselves and also with other sentient beings, all of whom have an equal role and stake in the state of this planet and its players.’ – Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

‘Hunger and sex still dominate the primitive mammalian side of human existence, but at the present time it looks as if humanity were within sight of their satisfaction. Permanent plenty, no longer a Utopian dream, awaits the arrival of permanent peace.’ – John Desmond Bernal

‘To achieve a lasting peace in the Middle East takes guts, not guns.’ – Queen Rania of Jordan

‘Be at peace with your own soul, then heaven and earth will be at peace with you.’ – Isaac of Nineveh

‘You should feel beautiful and you should feel safe. What you surround yourself with should bring you peace of mind and peace of spirit.’ – Stacy London

‘Of all our dreams today there is none more important – or so hard to realise – than that of peace in the world. May we never lose our faith in it or our resolve to do everything that can be done to convert it one day into reality.’ – Lester B. Pearson

‘Peace secured by slavish submission is not peace.’ – Kim Il-sung

‘The greatest injustice in the world is to bring a child into the world, and not be able to offer it peace.’ – Nafisa Joseph

‘I might have some character traits that some might see as innocence or naive. That’s because I discovered peace and happiness in my soul. And with this knowledge, I also see the beauty of human life.’ – Tobey Maguire

‘We cannot be both the world’s leading champion of peace and the world’s leading supplier of the weapons of war.’ – Jimmy Carter

‘I was always at peace because of the way my mom treated me.’ – Martina Hingis

‘I’ve made peace with the fact that the things that I thought were weaknesses or flaws were just me. I like them.’ – Sandra Bullock

‘Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war.’ – William McKinley

‘Five enemies of peace inhabit with us – avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.’ – Petrarch

‘Anyone who has ever been privileged to direct a film also knows that, although it can be like trying to write ‘War and Peace’ in a bumper car in an amusement park, when you finally get it right, there are not many joys in life that can equal the feeling.’ – Stanley Kubrick

‘I want a bit of peace and quiet in my life after burning the candle at both ends.’ – Nigel Benn

‘I believe in the Prince of Peace. I believe that War is Murder. I believe that armies and navies are at bottom the tinsel and braggadocio of oppression and wrong, and I believe that the wicked conquest of weaker and darker nations by nations whiter and stronger but foreshadows the death of that strength.’ – W. E. B. Du Bois

‘Having a mind that is open to everything and attached to nothing seems to me to be one of the most basic principles that you can adopt to contribute to individual and world peace.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘No one is perfect… absolutely no one. Like precious stones, we have a few flaws, but why focus on that? Focus on what you like about yourself, and that will bring you happiness and peace.’ – Richard Simmons

‘The European Union is the world’s most successful invention for advancing peace.’ – John Bruton

‘I would point out that Japan’s proposal at the Versailles Peace Conference on the principle of racial equality was rejected by delegates such as those from Britain and the United States.’ – Hideki Tojo

‘If few can stand a long war without deterioration of soul, none can stand a long peace.’ – Oswald Spengler

‘Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble; we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.’ – Woodrow Wilson

‘The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh

‘If we have not peace within ourselves, it is in vain to seek it from outward sources.’ – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

‘It is far easier to make war than peace.’ – Georges Clemenceau

‘Peace, unity, love, and nonviolence should be our rallying cry and the catalyst for change in our nation.’ – Tony Evans

‘The real discovery is the one which enables me to stop doing philosophy when I want to. The one that gives philosophy peace, so that it is no longer tormented by questions which bring itself into question.’ – Ludwig Wittgenstein

‘God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.’ – Heraclitus

‘Defending peace is the duty of all.’ – Fidel Castro

‘When we have done our best, we should wait the result in peace.’ – John Lubbock

‘The olive tree is a tree full of health. It is a symbol of eternity. Of all things, it has peace attached to it.’ – Carol Drinkwater

‘We desire the good of the world and the happiness of the nations that the bonds of affection and unity between the sons of men should be strengthened… what harm is there in this?… these fruitless strifes, these ruinous wars shall pass away, and the ‘Most Great Peace’ shall come.’ – Baha’u’llah

‘My belief is in the chaos of the world and that you have to find your peace within the chaos and that you still have to find some sort of mission.’ – Ta-Nehisi Coates

‘Indeed, we’re strongest when the face of America isn’t only a soldier carrying a gun but also a diplomat negotiating peace, a Peace Corps volunteer bringing clean water to a village, or a relief worker stepping off a cargo plane as floodwaters rise.’ – Colin Powell

‘Peace does not mean just to stop wars, but also to stop oppression and injustice.’ – Tawakkol Karman

‘We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to its security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft.’ – Adlai Stevenson I

‘Money can come and go, and fame comes and goes. Peace of mind and a relationship with God is far more important, so this is the precedent that we’ve set in our lives. The bottom line is, we all die, so Jesus is the answer.’ – Phil Robertson

‘Secure property in hand leads to peace in mind.’ – Mencius

‘Problems or successes, they all are the results of our own actions. Karma. The philosophy of action is that no one else is the giver of peace or happiness. One’s own karma, one’s own actions are responsible to come to bring either happiness or success or whatever.’ – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

‘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

‘To secure peace is to prepare for war.’ – Carl von Clausewitz

‘I’m against genocide. I’m against fascism. I’m willing to fight against them so that, in that sense, I think one can still be committed to justice and committed to peace but recognize the circumstances under which one does have to fight.’ – Cornel West

‘Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.’ – Pervez Musharraf

”Pears like my heart go flutter, flutter, and then they may say, ‘Peace, Peace,’ as much as they likes – I know it’s goin’ to be war!’ – Harriet Tubman

‘Let us recollect that peace or war will not always be left to our option; that however moderate or unambitious we may be, we cannot count upon the moderation, or hope to extinguish the ambition of others.’ – Alexander Hamilton

‘Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.’ – Neil Armstrong

‘I’m literally fighting for the equality of every man, woman and child regardless of race, religion, color, creed, and sexual orientation and here to spread a message of peace, love, and positivity.’ – Logic

‘If you use weapons of war to bring about peace, you’re going to have more war and destruction.’ – Coretta Scott King

‘I think it’s nice to age gracefully. OK, you lose the youth, a certain stamina and dewy glow, but what you gain on the inside as a human being is wonderful: the wisdom, the acceptance and the peace of mind. It’s a fair exchange.’ – Cherie Lunghi

‘Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.’ – Georges Bernanos

‘I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we’re really talking about peace.’ – George W. Bush

‘If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that’s his problem. Love and peace are eternal.’ – John Lennon

‘Cross the meadow and the stream and listen as the peaceful water brings peace upon your soul.’ – Maximillian Degenerez

‘We live in a diverse society – in fact, a diverse world – and we must learn to live in peace and with respect for each other.’ – Stan Lee

‘Love is stillness, peace of mind. The universe is Love.’ – Koena Mitra

‘I like the story about Henry David Thoreau, who, when he was on his death bed, his family sent for a minister. The minister said, ‘Henry, have you made your peace with God?’ Thoreau said, ‘I didn’t know we’d quarreled.” – Stewart Udall

‘Diplomacy in general does not resolve conflicts. Wars end not due to peace processes, but due to one side giving up.’ – Daniel Pipes

‘Motherhood has taught me the meaning of living in the moment and being at peace. Children don’t think about yesterday, and they don’t think about tomorrow. They just exist in the moment.’ – Jessalyn Gilsig

‘I hope for peace and sanity – it’s the same thing.’ – Studs Terkel

‘I’m all about peace. I’m all about unity. I’m all about love.’ – DJ Khaled

‘We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.’ – Joseph Roux

‘Good wishes alone will not ensure peace.’ – Alfred Nobel

‘Well, I just hope we can have peace, and I hope it’ll do some good.’ – Samantha Smith

‘When you quiet your mind, you can enter a world of clarity, peace and understanding.’ – Alice Coltrane

‘Peace is a natural effect of trade.’ – Montesquieu

‘For me, it is essential to have the inner peace and serenity of prayer in order to listen to the silence of God, which speaks to us, in our personal life and the history of our times, of the power of love.’ – Adolfo Perez Esquivel

‘Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive… to live now… to have the courage to confront each day.’ – Bernie Siegel

‘Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.’ – Adam Smith

‘Social justice is the surest guarantor of peace in the world.’ – Guy Ryder

‘Let a new earth rise. Let another world be born. Let a bloody peace be written in the sky. Let a second generation full of courage issue forth; let a people loving freedom come to growth.’ – Margaret Walker

‘There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the Establishment – and nothing more corrupting.’ – A. J. P. Taylor

‘Poverty is the absence of all human rights. The frustrations, hostility and anger generated by abject poverty cannot sustain peace in any society.’ – Muhammad Yunus

‘We must fight terrorism as if there’s no peace process and work to achieve peace as if there’s no terror.’ – Yitzhak Rabin

‘There cannot be peace in the Middle East without giving Palestinians their full rights.’ – Mohammed Morsi

‘It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow’s viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.’ – Harry S Truman

‘I’m married. My wife, Stella – a beautiful woman. She’s brought a lot of peace to my life, a lot of wisdom.’ – Anthony Hopkins

‘Peace is a never ending process… It cannot ignore our differences or overlook our common interests. It requires us to work and live together.’ – √ìscar Arias

‘Peace between Israel and Palestine would be a giant step toward greater regional stability, and it would finally let both Israelis and Palestinians benefit from the Middle East’s growing wealth.’ – Zbigniew Brzezinski

‘The Cold War, Bosnia and Ukraine remind us that peace is fragile. Iraq and Syria remind us that no society or culture is immune from conflict.’ – Gavin Esler

‘We’re in the last days, man – I truly, in my heart, believe that. It’s written. I could go on with biblical situations and things my grandma told me. But it’s about being at peace with myself and making good with the people around me.’ – Kendrick Lamar

‘Whether in a moment of peace and quiet or exhilarating excitement, savor every minute of every place.’ – Lorrie Morgan

‘One of the gaps in our international development efforts is the provision of global public goods – that is, goods or conditions we need that no individual or country can secure on their own, such as halting global warming, financial stability and peace and security.’ – Anna Lindh

‘I’ve made peace with insecurity… because there is no security of any kind.’ – Dick Van Dyke

‘I believe it is peace in our time.’ – Neville Chamberlain

‘In South Africa, we could not have achieved our freedom and just peace without the help of people around the world, who through the use of non-violent means, such as boycotts and divestment, encouraged their governments and other corporate actors to reverse decades-long support for the Apartheid regime.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘Our object should be peace within, and peace without. We want to live peacefully and maintain cordial friendly relations with our immediate neighbours and with the world at large.’ – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

‘I have been thinking about joining the Peace Corps. That is something that I would absolutely love to do. I think that would be an incredible experience, so that’s an avenue that I might want to look at.’ – Lindsey Shaw

‘We need to say that women have sex, have abortions, are at peace with the decision, and move on with their lives. We need to say that is their right, and, moreover, it’s good for everyone that they have this right: The whole society benefits when motherhood is voluntary.’ – Katha Pollitt

‘I am a strong believer that without justice, there is no peace. No lasting peace, anyway.’ – Angelina Jolie

‘Music has the power to make me feel good like nothing else does. It gives me some peace for a while. Takes me back to who I really am.’ – Gil Scott-Heron

‘I say that building peace is like building a cathedral. You have to have a solid base, and then you do it brick by brick. But the process is irreversible. There’s no way back.’ – Juan Manuel Santos

‘We have a vision of South Africa in which black and white shall live and work together as equals in conditions of peace and prosperity.’ – Oliver Tambo

”Peace Train’ is a song I wrote, the message of which continues to breeze thunderously through the hearts of millions. There is a powerful need for people to feel that gust of hope rise up again.’ – Cat Stevens

‘I have been hunted for twenty-one years. I have literally lived in the saddle. I have never known a day of perfect peace.’ – Frank James

‘The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man’s dedication to world peace… a representation of man’s belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.’ – Minoru Yamasaki

‘There can never be peace between nations until there is first known that true peace which is within the souls of men.’ – Black Elk

‘There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness or death. Any attempt to prove otherwise constitutes unacceptable behavior.’ – Fran Lebowitz

‘There are no military solutions – dialogue and diplomacy are the only guarantee of lasting peace.’ – Martin McGuinness

‘Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world.’ – Etty Hillesum

‘There is need occasionally to leave the noise and the tumult of the world and step within the walls of a sacred house of God, there to feel His Spirit in an environment of holiness and peace.’ – Gordon B. Hinckley

‘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

‘Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.’ – Calvin Coolidge

‘Most people go, I wish for world peace. But chaos has a place in balancing out the light and the dark in the world. I don’t know if I would wish for world peace.’ – Brendan Fraser

‘Music is the message of peace, and music only brings peace.’ – Zubin Mehta

‘When I meet children and people who suffer, when they mention any kind of pain, emotional pain, physical pain, I know what they need, because it’s the same thing I need. They need healing, they need peace, they need joy, they need hope.’ – Phan Thi Kim Phuc

‘I think that American women are further along than any other women in the world. But you can’t have peace in a world in which some women or some men or some nations are at different stages of development. There is so much work to be done.’ – Alice Paul

‘Peace is a fragile thing. It takes courage to secure it. It takes wisdom to maintain it.’ – Jenny Shipley

‘That peace which is within us, we must experience it. And if we are searching for peace outside we will never find the peace within.’ – Prem Rawat

‘It’s just the risk that I take and the sacrifice that I make: Putting myself, my career, my family’s peace of mind on the line just to do right by my fans. It ain’t no gray area: You’re either with that and willing to go out of your way to make people who contribute to your dreams coming true happy or you aren’t.’ – DaBaby

‘Love, peace and soul.’ – Don Cornelius

‘When life doesn’t make sense, we can still have peace.’ – Rick Warren

‘If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.’ – Moshe Dayan

‘When the sense of solidarity has been developed to such a point that each one feels the cause of all others as his own, we shall be drawing near to international and to social peace.’ – Ellen Key

‘Love has its place, as does hate. Peace has its place, as does war. Mercy has its place, as do cruelty and revenge.’ – Meir Kahane

‘Without resolving Kashmir dispute, lasting peace cannot be maintained in the region.’ – Shehbaz Sharif

‘The olive branch has been consecrated to peace, palm branches to victory, the laurel to conquest and poetry, the myrtle to love and pleasure, the cypress to mourning, and the willow to despondency.’ – Dorothea Dix

‘The end of art is peace.’ – Seamus Heaney

‘Where there is peace, there is sports; where there is sports, there is peace. Peace is what allows us, especially young people, to dream, go after one’s goals and prepare you for the next challenge in life.’ – Kim Yuna

‘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.’ – William Drummond

‘Quite frankly, Russian aggression in Ukraine and its illegal occupation of Crimea remind us that we still have a good deal more work to do to guarantee the strategic vision of a Europe whole, free and at peace.’ – Joe Biden

‘Even during the worst hardships, when the other things in our lives seem to fall apart, we can still find peace in the eternal love of God.’ – Armstrong Williams

‘The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.’ – Chanakya

‘One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.’ – Lao Tzu

‘God bless Africa, Guard her people, Guide her leaders, And give her peace.’ – Trevor Huddleston

‘The price of peace is righteousness.’ – Ezra Taft Benson

‘We are all on a journey to mastering our inner peace.’ – Raheem DeVaughn

‘Negative emotions like hatred destroy our peace of mind.’ – Matthieu Ricard

‘It’s been a long comeback. Things were pretty dark for me. But I have a faith now, and it saves my day. I was angry with God for a long time because I was unhappy with me. I hadn’t learned to make the distinction between God and my parents. But there’s a peace now. In the end, I got sick and tired of being sick and tired.’ – William Hurt

‘It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace.’ – Anna Akhmatova

‘I would sacrifice peace in order to win sovereignty for Bosnia, but for that peace in Bosnia, I would not sacrifice sovereignty.’ – Alija Izetbegovic

‘If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh

‘It is better we disintegrate in peace and not in pieces.’ – Nnamdi Azikiwe

‘The opposite of war is not peace, it’s creation.’ – Jonathan Larson

‘For capitalism, war and peace are business and nothing but business.’ – Karl Liebknecht

‘The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people.’ – James A. Garfield

‘When I was in the White House, I was confronted with the challenge of the Cold War. Both the Soviet Union and I had 30,000 nuclear weapons that could destroy the entire earth and I had to maintain the peace.’ – Jimmy Carter

‘We are all familiar with the dove carrying an olive branch as a peace offering. The jewelry I’ve created pays tribute both to the messenger’s noble mission and gardens as a refuge of peace and tranquility.’ – Paloma Picasso

‘I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It’s not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It’s the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is ‘Delete.” – Elayne Boosler

‘Every animal has his or her story, his or her thoughts, daydreams, and interests. All feel joy and love, pain and fear, as we now know beyond any shadow of a doubt. All deserve that the human animal afford them the respect of being cared for with great consideration for those interests or left in peace.’ – Ingrid Newkirk

‘You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave – win or lose.’ – Gordie Howe

‘Peace in the head, peace in the stomach.’ – Jean-Bertrand Aristide

‘One of the eternal truths is that happiness is created and developed in peace, and one of the eternal rights is the individual’s right to live.’ – Bertha von Suttner

‘I think of my peace paintings as one long poem, with each painting being a single stanza.’ – Robert Indiana

‘I had often sought for the peace there is in Christ, but I could not seem to find the freedom I desired. A terrible sadness rested on my heart. I could not think of anything I had done to cause me to feel sad; but it seemed to me that I was not good enough to enter Heaven, that such a thing would be altogether too much for me to expect.’ – Ellen G. White

‘Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.’ – Gerald Jampolsky

‘It’s widely recognized that there is no peace without development and no development without peace; it is also true that there is no peace and sustainable development without respect for human rights.’ – Antonio Guterres

‘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

‘My husband and I have been married for 15 years. He is a priest in the Church of Sweden. I have a faith, but it’s not so formal. We made our peace with that.’ – Sofia Helin

‘Chaotic people often have chaotic lives, and I think they create that. But if you try and have an inner peace and a positive attitude, I think you attract that.’ – Imelda Staunton

‘To congratulate oneself on one’s warm commitment to the environment, or to peace, or to the oppressed, and think no more is a profound moral fault.’ – Robert Conquest

‘More and more, I think about the role of the arts, and as an artist, I think that it’s important that I share the love and peace.’ – Yayoi Kusama

‘If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.’ – Mahatma Gandhi

‘Today, hundreds of millions dwell in freedom, from the Baltic to the Adriatic, from the Western Approaches to the Aegean. And while we must never take this for granted, the first purpose of the European Union – to secure peace – has been achieved and we should pay tribute to all those in the EU, alongside Nato, who made that happen.’ – David Cameron

‘The primary, the fundamental, the essential purpose of the United Nations is to keep peace. Everything it does which helps prevent World War III is good. Everything which does not further that goal, either directly or indirectly, is at best superfluous.’ – Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

‘A man will treat a woman almost exactly the way he treats his own interior feminine. In fact, he hasn’t the ability to see a woman, objectively speaking, until he has made some kind of peace with his interior woman.’ – Robert Johnson

‘We can bomb the world to pieces, but we can’t bomb it into peace.’ – Michael Franti

‘My ambition is peace and perfection.’ – DeForest Kelley

‘Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.’ – Maria Montessori

‘There was never a good war, or a bad peace.’ – Benjamin Franklin

‘An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it.’ – John Paul Jones

‘I haven’t had a single thought for 26 years. I have only understanding. It’s somewhat complicated to understand that. I’ve hardly ever spoken about it. You’re in a state of total peace of mind. A kind of nirvana.’ – Byron Katie

‘Civilization is a failure. We need to think what we can do together in love and peace.’ – Serj Tankian

‘Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight.’ – Mark Victor Hansen

‘Hawaii is such a wonderful, healing place for me. I feel so at ease with the natives and love the tranquility of the islands. It is a place to find inner peace and be one with nature.’ – Camille Grammer

‘When your soul is resting, your emotions are okay, your mind is okay, and your will is at peace with God, not resisting what He’s doing.’ – Joyce Meyer

‘I could start a war in 30 seconds. But some countries spend 100 years trying to find peace. Just like good manners, peace has to be learned.’ – Sylvester Stallone

‘My family is the engine of everything, and on a personal level, I feel peace, stability, and they give me force, which is reflected on my work, my recordings, and every time that I go out on tour. They are my base, my everything.’ – Luis Fonsi

‘Experience has everywhere shown us, and especially in the Philippines, that the classes which are better off have always been addicted to peace and order because they live comparatively better and may be the losers in civil disturbances.’ – Jose Rizal

‘To deal with these problems – of world population and hunger, of peace, of energy and mineral resources, of environmental pollution, of poverty – we must broaden and deepen our knowledge of nature’s laws, and we must broaden and deepen our understanding of the laws of human behavior.’ – Herbert A. Simon

‘How can you consider flower power outdated? The essence of my lyrics is the desire for peace and harmony. That’s all anyone has ever wanted. How could it become outdated?’ – Robert Plant

‘If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known.’ – George C. Marshall

‘My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.’ – Thomas Hardy

‘As most of the population suffers through life, barely surviving, disappointed and confused day after day, hopeless, wondering what happened to their strong and beautiful country, it is in the media’s power to restore, if not some of our quality of life, at least a bit of our peace of mind.’ – Steven Van Zandt

‘I like peace and solitude and silence.’ – Carla Bruni

‘My politics are of a practical kind – the integrity of the country, the supremacy of the Federal government, an honorable peace, or none at all.’ – Winfield Scott Hancock

‘As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this.’ – Paul Robeson

‘What I’m not confused about is the world needing much more love, no hate, no prejudice, no bigotry and more unity, peace and understanding. Period.’ – Stevie Wonder

‘I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.’ – Woody Allen

‘Deregulation created this epidemic of greed which according to the rules of capitalism was OK. Beyond that there was criminal behaviour. There have been no repercussions and it’s hard to make your peace with.’ – Brad Pitt

‘Today it is time for every child to have a right to life, right to freedom, right to health, right to education, safety, the right to dignity, right to equality, and right to peace.’ – Kailash Satyarthi

‘Ignorance is a menace to peace.’ – Paul P. Harris

‘May our former president, who brought peace to millions, find it for himself.’ – Gerald R. Ford

‘To injure an opponent is to injure yourself. To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace.’ – Morihei Ueshiba

‘Peace is obtained by war.’ – Cornelius Nepos

‘In New York, just standing still on the sidewalk is a weird feeling. You have this incessant need to do things. Los Angeles is about kicking back, relaxing, your inner child, peace.’ – Esai Morales

‘Political satire became obsolete when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel peace prize.’ – Tom Lehrer

‘Peace is necessary. For justice, it is necessary. For hope, it is necessary, for our future.’ – Harry Belafonte

‘If some peoples pretend that history or geography gives them the right to subjugate other races, nations, or peoples, there can be no peace.’ – Ludwig von Mises

‘Just as ‘Islam’ literally means ‘peace,’ none of the 99 names of Allah mean violence. Similarly, every religion in the world stands for peace, compassion, and brotherhood.’ – Sushma Swaraj

‘You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil.’ – John Ruskin

‘Nothing is more precious than peace, by which all war, both in Heaven and Earth, is brought to an end.’ – Ignatius of Antioch

‘Peace is the happy natural state of man; war is corruption and disgrace.’ – James Thomson

‘We should live, act, and say nothing to the injury of anyone. It is not only best as a matter of principle, but it is the path to peace and honor.’ – Robert E. Lee

‘I do not want war. I am not seeking revenge, even though I can see before my eyes the great sacrifices made by the Ukrainian people. I am seeking peace and will achieve Ukraine’s unity.’ – Petro Poroshenko

‘Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.’ – Nelson Mandela

‘It seems to many of us that if we are to avoid the eventual catastrophic world conflict, we must strengthen the United Nations as a first step toward a world government patterned after our own government with a legislature, executive and judiciary, and police to enforce its international laws and keep the peace.’ – Walter Cronkite

‘I have had a very difficult time with stage fright; it undermines your well-being and peace of mind, and it can also threaten your livelihood.’ – Renee Fleming

‘I get those fleeting, beautiful moments of inner peace and stillness – and then the other 23 hours and 45 minutes of the day, I’m a human trying to make it through in this world.’ – Ellen DeGeneres

‘You don’t make peace with your friends. You make peace with your enemies.’ – Rula Ghani

‘I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace.’ – Joseph Conrad

‘When they are preparing for war, those who rule by force speak most copiously about peace until they have completed the mobilization process.’ – Stefan Zweig

‘If there’s no inner peace, people can’t give it to you. The husband can’t give it to you. Your children can’t give it to you. You have to give it to you.’ – Linda Evans

‘We’re not going to cure terrorism and spread peace and goodwill in the Middle East by killing innocent people, or I’m not even saying our bullets and bombs are killing them. The occupation that they don’t have food. They don’t have clean water. They don’t have electricity. They don’t have medicine. They don’t have doctors.’ – Cindy Sheehan

‘On Memorial Day, I don’t want to only remember the combatants. There were also those who came out of the trenches as writers and poets, who started preaching peace, men and women who have made this world a kinder place to live.’ – Eric Burdon

‘The ancient Jewish people gave the world the vision of eternal peace, of universal disarmament, of abolishing the teaching and learning of war.’ – Menachem Begin

‘Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.’ – George Washington

‘There is no peace because the making of peace is at least as costly as the making of war – at least as exigent, at least as disruptive, at least as liable to bring disgrace and prison and death in its wake.’ – Daniel Berrigan

‘I think that peace will require two states, a Palestinian state that recognizes the Jewish state.’ – Benjamin Netanyahu

‘Happiness and peace will come to earth only as the light of love and human compassion enter the souls of men.’ – David O. McKay

‘Today, we have two Vietnams, side by side, North and South, exchanging and working. We may not agree with all that North Vietnam is doing, but they are living in peace. I would look for a better human rights record for North Vietnam, but they are living side by side.’ – Sheila Jackson Lee

‘None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled utopia than that of eternal peace.’ – Theodor W. Adorno

‘Tolerance, like any aspect of peace, is forever a work in progress, never completed, and, if we’re as intelligent as we like to think we are, never abandoned.’ – Octavia E. Butler

‘More than anything, praying just helps me to concentrate and let go of things that don’t matter in that moment. It gives me peace knowing I’m in good hands.’ – Katie Ledecky

‘I’m at a point in my life where I have something solid now. I’m a peaceful person, and I want to be surrounded by peace no matter what I’m doing.’ – Cheryl James

‘There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success.’ – Phil Knight

‘When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.’ – Peace Pilgrim

‘There are two traditions in Northern Ireland. There are two main religious denominations. But there is only one true moral denomination. And it wants peace.’ – David Trimble

‘You ask me if I will not be glad when the last battle is fought, so far as the country is concerned I, of course, must wish for peace, and will be glad when the war is ended, but if I answer for myself alone, I must say that I shall regret to see the war end.’ – George Armstrong Custer

‘A lot of people have money, but they don’t have peace with it. They can’t sleep. They need bodyguards every day.’ – Mase

‘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

‘It would behoove the world to become used to this fact: that without a just solution to the Palestine tragedy, there can be no stable peace in the Middle East.’ – Hussein of Jordan

‘Peace in the world is everybody’s business, no matter where you live or what you do.’ – Betty Williams

‘During the Second Boer War, from 1899 to 1902, Britain was rampantly jingoistic: anyone who opposed the war was cast as a traitor. The ‘Guardian’ stood against it and ran a campaign for peace while the brilliant ‘Guardian’ reporter Emily Hobhouse exposed the concentration camps for the Boers run by the British.’ – Katharine Viner

‘I’m just hoping that people understand that Islam is peace and not violence.’ – Muhammad Ali

‘All my life, I have maintained that the people of the world can learn to live together in peace if they are not brought up in prejudice.’ – Josephine Baker

‘DJing is my only peace of mind. When the phone is off, I play my favourite songs really loud for myself, and I’m not talking to anyone; I’m not managing anything. It’s just, like, a time when I can listen to music.’ – Virgil Abloh

‘Jesus said, ‘Blessed are the peacemakers.’ And I think a lot of people don’t understand that there’s a difference between a peace lover and a peacemaker. Everybody loves peace, but wearing jewelry around your neck and saying ‘I love peace’ doesn’t bring it.’ – Mike Huckabee

‘On a film set, where there is so much chaos, I find inner peace.’ – Sanya Malhotra

‘Transcendental meditation is an ancient mental technique that allows any human being to dive within, transcend and experience the source of everything. It’s such a blessing for the human being because that eternal field is a field of unbounded intelligence, creativity, happiness, love, energy and peace.’ – David Lynch

‘There has been evidence throughout history of cycles when the earth gets warmer and cycles when the earth gets colder. We should always be wise stewards of the earth and all of our natural resources. But as a policymaker, I won’t be guided by the global warming propaganda machine. Al Gore – we need you to return your Nobel Peace Prize!’ – Raul Labrador

‘Unlike a lot of people, I don’t feel powerless. I know I can do something. But anyone can do something, it’s not about being special. It’s about deciding to do it – to dive into work for peace and justice and care for everybody on the planet.’ – Patch Adams

‘Once I accepted Christ I immediately had peace. I still didn’t have a place to live, I still didn’t have a car, but I had peace.’ – Sherri Shepherd

‘When time and space and change converge, we find place. We arrive in Place when we resolve things. Place is peace of mind and understanding. Place is knowledge of self. Place is resolution.’ – Abdullah Ibrahim

‘Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind.’ – Wilkie Collins

‘I believe enlightenment or revelation comes in daily life. I look for joy, the peace of action. You need action. I’d have stopped writing years ago if it were for the money.’ – Paulo Coelho

‘A war can perhaps be won single-handedly. But peace – lasting peace – cannot be secured without the support of all.’ – Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

‘Remote villages and communities have lost their identity, and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations, the automobile.’ – James Norman Hall

‘Peace is a conscious choice.’ – John Denver

‘But only art and music have the power to bring peace.’ – Yoko Ono

‘Smoke the pipe of peace, bury the tomahawk, and become one nation.’ – Zebulon Pike

‘Self-Realization Fellowship seemed like training. It was the training ground for finding a sense of peace in myself. Because that’s my job. It’s no one else’s.’ – Mariel Hemingway

‘War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other’s children.’ – Jimmy Carter

‘If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament – disarmament follows peace.’ – Bernard Baruch

‘Peace demands the united efforts of us all. Who can foresee what spark might ignite the fuse? – Haile Selassie’ – Haile Selassie

‘Peace on earth would mean the end of civilization as we know it.’ – Joseph Heller

‘My child, you are going to be a great king; do not imitate me in the taste I have had for building, or in that I have had for war; try, on the contrary, to be at peace with your neighbors.’ – Louis XIV

‘I wanted to connect all people who are thinking about peace on Earth.’ – Willie Nelson

‘Let me just say: Peace to you, if you’re willing to fight for it.’ – Fred Hampton

‘If you want peace work for justice.’ – Pope Paul VI

‘Forgiveness is not to give the other person peace. Forgiveness is for you. Take that opportunity.’ – Mackenzie Phillips

‘There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances.’ – Leon Trotsky

‘We work together. No one is more important than the other. We are all Zimbabweans. We want to grow our economy. We want peace in our country.’ – Emmerson Mnangagwa

‘A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘What they could do with ’round here is a good war. What else can you expect with peace running wild all over the place? You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization.’ – Bertolt Brecht

‘I think that peace is, in many ways, a precondition of joy.’ – Yo-Yo Ma

‘Koran says whoever believes in God in the last day shall be saved. It is a religion whose very name, Islam, comes from the word Shalom, which means peace. It’s about establishing peace. We greet each other with peace be upon you, which the Jews do in greeting each other.’ – Feisal Abdul Rauf

‘I should like to think that we’ll find peace on this Earth at some point and come to a collective consciousness of compassion for each other, where we say, ‘Enough! Let us live as one!” – Pierce Brosnan

‘To awake from death is to die in peace.’ – Douglas Horton

‘The principles that should guide American foreign policy are simple: the world is safer when America leads, only strength ensures peace and freedom, and America must stand with its allies and challenge its adversaries.’ – Kevin McCarthy

‘The cause of peace is too great for us to allow political disagreements or partisanship to stand in our way.’ – Tulsi Gabbard

‘To spread love, healing, peace, and joy is my mission in life – and so I speak up.’ – India Arie

‘If you talk to most ambitious people, people who are high achievers, they’re rarely at peace with what they’re doing because they need an engine to keep moving.’ – Nick Kroll

‘I have won many trophies in my time, but nothing will ever top helping win the battle for peace in my country.’ – Didier Drogba

‘My attitude to peace is rather based on the Burmese definition of peace – it really means removing all the negative factors that destroy peace in this world. So peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as inequality, poverty.’ – Aung San Suu Kyi

‘Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!’ – Daniel Boone

‘We want peace and a political solution to the situation in Chechnya.’ – Boris Yeltsin

‘Creating whole departments of ethnic, gender, and other ‘studies’ was part of the price of academic peace. All too often, these ‘studies’ are about propaganda rather than serious education.’ – Thomas Sowell

‘Everybody knows that love is better than hate, and peace is better than war.’ – Marilyn Ferguson

‘I’ve made my peace with myself.’ – Broderick Crawford

‘Dialogue and education for peace can help free our hearts from the impulse toward intolerance and the rejection of others.’ – Daisaku Ikeda

‘I need to be loved. I need to be nurtured. I also need peace and stability in my relationships. I can’t be in volatile relationships.’ – Deepika Padukone

‘To play well you must feel tranquil and at peace. I have never been troubled by nerves in golf because I felt I had nothing to lose and everything to gain.’ – Harry Vardon

‘I’m real excited. I’m so blessed to have so much peace and joy inside. I just can’t keep quiet about it.’ – Brian Welch

‘There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.’ – John Wooden

‘Yes, the ’60s went too far, but we were trying to find new ways, better ways, to do things. And great seeds were planted: civil rights, the peace movement, the environmental movement, feminism. They’re big seeds. They take a long time to come to fruition. Please, let’s stop fighting, and get out our water cans.’ – John Densmore

‘Patriarchy is a fundamental imbalance underlying society And it’s one we rarely address because it’s so universal. But as I get older, I see that peace is a product of balance.’ – Ani DiFranco

‘I want peace. I want to see if somewhere there isn’t something left in life of charm and grace.’ – Margaret Mitchell

‘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

‘To many men… the miasma of peace seems more suffocating than the bracing air of war.’ – George Steiner

‘For Pleasure, Delight, Peace and Felicity live in method and temperance.’ – Margaret Cavendish

‘This celebration here tells me that this work is not hopeless. I thank you for this teaching with all my heart and lift my glass to human solidarity, to the ultimate victory of knowledge, peace, good-will and understanding.’ – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

‘In a democracy, the well-being, individuality and happiness of every citizen is important for the overall prosperity, peace and happiness of the nation.’ – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

‘The study of the art of motorcycle maintenance is really a miniature study of the art of rationality itself. Working on a motorcycle, working well, caring, is to become part of a process, to achieve an inner peace of mind. The motorcycle is primarily a mental phenomenon.’ – Robert M. Pirsig

‘All through the years since World War II, the Japanese people have, I am convinced, made strenuous efforts to preserve and promote world peace, contributing to the progress and prosperity of mankind.’ – Eisaku Sato

‘You may gain temporary appeasement by a policy of concession to violence, but you do not gain lasting peace that way.’ – Anthony Eden

‘In whosever presence you find peace of mind, devoid of fear, only that person can be your guru.’ – Ilaiyaraaja

‘I think the American people are very smart in understanding our country is very trustworthy with nuclear weapons. We’ve had them from the beginning. But they have also been critical for keeping the world more at peace than it would have been if it hadn’t been for the American nuclear umbrella.’ – Haley Barbour

‘Money can’t heal your heart. Money can’t give you purpose. I don’t want arms and legs, I want purpose. I don’t want arms and legs, I want peace. I don’t want arms and legs, I want to be a miracle for someone else.’ – Nick Vujicic

‘Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty. Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace. Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice.’ – Lin Yutang

‘Peace is not a luxury. Peace is a necessity.’ – Ashraf Ghani

‘Anyone who spends time on the road knows there’s something special about being in the middle of Utah or Nebraska – you sit with it, and there’s a peace about it. You can go left or right, and it opens up all kinds of doors. You take your own path.’ – Jason Momoa

‘If anything interferes with my inner peace, I will walk away. Arguments with family members. All that stuff. None of it matters.’ – Shirley MacLaine

‘Since the start of the Abe administration, we resumed peace treaty negotiations with Russia, which had lapsed during the three years of the Democratic Party of Japan administration.’ – Shinzo Abe

‘If there is not the war, you don’t get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don’t get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name.’ – Theodore Roosevelt

‘The modern Middle East was largely created by the British. It was they who carried the Allied war effort in the region during World War I and who, at its close, principally fashioned its peace. It was a peace presaged by the nickname given the region by covetous British leaders in wartime: ‘The Great Loot.” – Scott Anderson

‘Since there will be no one left to talk peace after the next war, it makes good sense to break with tradition and hold the peace conference first.’ – William Glasser

”War and Peace’ may be the most epic thing ever created by a human being.’ – Mark Manson

‘I call on everyone of goodwill both in Ireland and abroad to join now in ensuring that the beginning of peace becomes a reality, before this year is out. Let us together open a new era in our history.’ – Albert Reynolds

‘We do not want riches, we want peace and love.’ – Red Cloud

‘I brought Muhammad Ali to North Korea in 1995. I tried that once. It didn’t work out quite that well for me as it did for Dennis Rodman, but I brought Muhammad Ali to Pyongyang, North Korea, as part of a big wrestling event called the World Peace Festival. It was a two-day event that drew over 350,000 people.’ – Eric Bischoff

‘Humanitarian response, sustainable development, and sustaining peace are three sides of the same triangle.’ – Antonio Guterres

‘There are many people who feel that it is useless and futile to continue talking about peace and non-violence against a government whose only reply is savage attacks on an unarmed and defenseless people.’ – Nelson Mandela

‘Not one of us can rest, be happy, be at home, be at peace with ourselves, until we end hatred and division.’ – John Lewis

‘I believe that in the end the abolition of war, the maintenance of world peace, the adjustment of international questions by pacific means will come through the force of public opinion, which controls nations and peoples.’ – Frank B. Kellogg

‘People get a little sidelined thinking that fame and fortune is going to bring them happiness, peace and contentment in their lives. Everyone thinks they want to be famous until the paparazzi are in their face, and then they’re asking, ‘Just give me some privacy.” – Linda Thompson

‘Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes.’ – Jawaharlal Nehru

‘I have the responsibility to translate peace and stability for future generations.’ – Nadia Murad

‘Peace in the world starts with peace in oneself. If everyone lives mindfully, everyone will be more healthy, feel more fulfilled in their daily lives and there will be more peace.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh

‘Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room.’ – Anthony Burgess

‘One can go to war alone, but you can’t build peace alone.’ – Jacques Chirac

‘Even a total and universal disarmament does not guarantee the maintenance of peace.’ – Ludwig Quidde

‘Many a happiness in life, as many a disaster, can be due to chance, but the peace within us can never be governed by chance.’ – Maurice Maeterlinck

‘We now have to see our country surrender to the enemy without demonstrating our power up to 120 percent. We are now on a course for a humiliating peace – or, rather, a humiliating surrender.’ – Hideki Tojo

‘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

‘A babe in the house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men.’ – Martin Farquhar Tupper

‘A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war.’ – Henry Van Dyke

‘For the most part, Islam is about peace. It’s dealing with submission to the most high. Mohammed is a prophet, a messenger. But at the same time, we’ll fight in the name of Allah. We’re not going to let you disrespect our prophet.’ – Ghostface Killah

‘I like doves. They look so beautiful, like a woman. For me they represent peace and love and purity. And sometimes they’re seen as the messengers of God, so they’re important to me because I’m a Christian.’ – John Woo

‘Now, when we say we want peace, what we want is really for our Palestinian neighbours to have a demilitarized state next to us that recognizes the Jewish State. We’re willing to recognize their state, the Palestinian state. But we ask them to recognize the Jewish state.’ – Benjamin Netanyahu

‘Messengers of Peace such as Midori – and our Goodwill Ambassadors, who work directly with the UN agencies – are dedicated and well-informed and credible advocates on behalf of the United Nations. They help us educate audiences worldwide and rally support on key issues of the United Nations.’ – Ban Ki-moon

‘I have seen (as far as it can be seen) many persons changed in a moment from the spirit of horror, fear, and despair to the spirit of hope, joy, peace; and from sinful desires, till then reigning over them, to a pure desire of doing the will of God.’ – John Wesley

‘Pope John Paul II was a man of peace, a friend of the Jewish nation… and worked for the historic reconciliation between the nations and for the renewal of diplomatic ties between Israel and the Vatican at the end of 1993.’ – Ariel Sharon

‘We must fight for peace bravely as we fought in war.’ – Lal Bahadur Shastri

‘We see a new Ethiopia, a new Africa, stretching her hands of influence throughout the world, teaching man the way of life and peace, The Way to God.’ – Marcus Garvey

‘If peace cannot be maintained with honour, it is no longer peace.’ – John Russell

‘I always see gardening as escape, as peace really. If you are angry or troubled, nothing provides the same solace as nurturing the soil.’ – Monty Don

‘I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.’ – Gerald Jampolsky

‘Now, I have always believed that women are not victims; we are agents of change, we are drivers of progress, we are makers of peace – all we need is a fighting chance.’ – Hillary Clinton

‘Quakers are known for wanting to give back. Ban the bomb and the civil rights movement and the native American struggle for justice – those things were very, very front-burner in my childhood, as were the ideas of working for peace and if you have more than you need, then you share it with people who don’t.’ – Bonnie Raitt

‘Throughout my career, I learned plenty about war on the battlefield, but I learned even more about the importance of finding peace. And that is what the State Department and U.S.A.I.D. do: prevent the wars that we can avoid so that we fight only the ones we must.’ – Colin Powell

‘The secret to a happy marriage is if you can be at peace with someone within four walls, if you are content because the one you love is near to you, either upstairs or downstairs, or in the same room, and you feel that warmth that you don’t find very often, then that is what love is all about.’ – Bruce Forsyth

‘I’m thankful to my grandmother, who’s resting in peace right now. Bless her soul. She presented giving back in a way where it was so effortless. She would always find something to turn into a community-service thing or just a good deed for the day.’ – Quincy Brown

‘When we are unwilling to draw clear moral lines between free societies and fear societies, when we are unwilling to call the former good and the latter evil, we will not be able to advance the cause of peace because peace cannot be disconnected from freedom.’ – Natan Sharansky

‘With a warm drink, in a rocking chair and family and friends around, I am working on finding peace and joy in the moments we have been given. It doesn’t have to all make sense. I don’t have all the answers.’ – Taya Kyle

‘God bless the universe, God bless Japanese, Chinese, Indians, all of them, and let’s have peace.’ – Mickey Rooney

‘I want total peace for Colombia.’ – Juan Manuel Santos

‘Our political machine, composed of thirteen independent sovereignties, have been perpetually operating against each other and against the federal head ever since the peace.’ – Henry Knox

‘There’s competition at every phase of your life. The day we start thinking about it, you lose your peace of mind. I don’t compete with anyone.’ – Rakul Preet Singh

”Peace’ means rules respected by everyone – big or small, rich or poor – means cooperation. It means respect for human rights and dignity.’ – Miroslav Lajcak

‘Happiness for me is totally just being at peace knowing that, everything I’m doing, God is pleased with that. It’s complete peace for me.’ – Tyler Perry

‘May God be with me! May Heaven bless this New Year. May it be a year of fruitfulness, of peace and prosperity; may it be a year of peace and unity for all mankind; may the world be freed of cholera.’ – Giacomo Meyerbeer

‘The difference must be distinguished between worship and respect. Islam orders you to obey and respect, as long as you are not worshiping anything other than God… Islam is a religion of peace. You don’t attack. You explain.’ – Hakeem Olajuwon

‘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

‘Remind yourself that the greatest technique for bringing peace into your life is to always choose being kind when you have a choice between being right or being kind.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘No one should have to go to bed hungry. It really is a moral issue that we believe the Security Council has to pay attention to. It’s about international peace and security.’ – Linda Thomas-Greenfield

‘Someday when peace has returned to this odd world I want to come to London again and stand on a certain balcony on a moonlit night and look down upon the peaceful silver curve of the Thames with its dark bridges.’ – Ernie Pyle

‘When my elders mentioned ‘The War,’ they invariably meant that of 1914-1918, even after 1939, for the Second World War was merely the continuation of the first, ‘an armistice of 20 years,’ as Marshal Foch had accurately predicted at the Versailles Peace Conference, with some changes of side.’ – Michael Korda

‘For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.’ – Baruch Spinoza

‘In the scriptures, ‘peace’ means either freedom from strife, contention, conflict, or war, or an inner calm and comfort born of the Spirit that is a gift of God to all of his children, an assurance and serenity within a person’s heart.’ – Joseph B. Wirthlin

‘Without justice, the most heinous crimes go unpunished; victims are unable to obtain redress, and peace remains an elusive goal, since impunity generates more hatred, leading to acts of revenge and more suffering.’ – Federica Mogherini

‘Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace.’ – Alexis Carrel

‘Water is always a support or a healing thing apart from, you know, love or peace of mind.’ – Nastassja Kinski

‘Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.’ – U Thant

‘In peace, the Middle East, the ancient cradle of civilization, will become invigorated and transformed. Throughout its lands there will be freedom of movement of people, of ideas, of goods.’ – Menachem Begin

‘If our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won’t have much strength and, eventually, we won’t have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a ‘robust strategy.” – Mitch Daniels

‘There’s so much chaos and trouble in the world right now, and we need to broadcast as much peace and love, too.’ – Jim James

‘We have to be active about kindness and about peace. I’ve always fantasized that it would be great if there was a Department of Peace.’ – Dave Matthews

‘I like my peace and quiet whenever I can grab it.’ – Wole Soyinka

‘Joy is like restless day; but peace divine like quiet night; Lead me, O Lord, till perfect Day shall shine through Peace to Light.’ – Adelaide Anne Procter

‘I like fishing. Not actual fishing – I like the peace and quiet of being at sea. It’s different.’ – Rafael Nadal

‘Policemen are seldom tried for their crimes, or indeed, held responsible for what they do, which disturbs the peace and causes distress among the orderly.’ – Gore Vidal

‘I’m lucky to have met so many people who have been involved in peace and who have been peace prize winners.’ – Joan Baez

‘But he is unworthy the name of a minister of the gospel of peace, who is unwilling, not only to have his name cast out as evil, but also to die for the truths of the Lord Jesus.’ – George Whitefield

‘It seems to me that the Swedish Academy of Science may be qualifying for the Nobel Peace Prize. It recognises no nationality; it discourages unworthy national feeling and prejudice.’ – Charles Glover Barkla

‘As long as we have decided to coexist in peace, we must do so on a firm basis that will withstand time and for generations.’ – Yasser Arafat

‘Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the Peace Corps as it reached its 45th anniversary on March 1, 2006.’ – Solomon Ortiz

‘War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.’ – George Orwell

‘Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all.’ – Georg C. Lichtenberg

‘Smiling is very important. If we are not able to smile, then the world will not have peace. It is not by going out for a demonstration against nuclear missiles that we can bring about peace. It is with our capacity of smiling, breathing, and being peace that we can make peace.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh

‘There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.’ – Albert Camus

‘Every time I’m in Georgia, I eat a peach for peace.’ – Duane Allman

‘Israel is no longer a people that dwells alone, and has to join the global journey toward peace, reconciliation and international cooperation.’ – Yitzhak Rabin

‘Music can be an incredible vehicle for helping people, and I’m into peace and love.’ – Al B. Sure

‘The peace and justice movement has to expand and not run away from the plight of gang members.’ – Tom Hayden

‘I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.’ – Ulysses S. Grant

‘I simply can’t build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death… I think… peace and tranquillity will return again.’ – Anne Frank

‘As a war correspondent and a mother, I’ve learned to live in two different realities… but it’s my choice. I choose to live in peace and witness war – to experience the worst in people but to remember the beauty.’ – Lynsey Addario

‘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

‘In spite of our agonizing history, Native American people find much to celebrate. The songs, the dances, the culture and traditions surrounding planting and harvests, the prayers that are sent upward for healing and peace, and the welcoming of children into our families, are all reasons for us to keep moving forward with optimism.’ – Deb Haaland

‘Our ideal is to make her ever stronger and better and finer, because in that way alone, as we believe, can she be of the greatest service to the world’s peace and to the welfare of mankind.’ – Henry Cabot Lodge

‘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

‘I don’t have mom issues or dad issues. I think I have found peace about many things in my past. I have forgiven and asked to be forgiven.’ – Xavier Dolan

‘Tolerance is a virtue that depends upon peace and strength.’ – Charles Lindbergh

‘I’m a fixer, unfortunately. I’m like, ‘Oh, I can fix you.’ But it’s not just guys I’m dating anymore. It’s this entire legion of young girls who tell me they need me to maintain any sort of sanity or peace.’ – Halsey

‘My different personalities leave me in peace now.’ – Anna Freud

‘Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.’ – Martin Luther

‘The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.’ – Michael Jordan

‘He belonged to that army known as invincible in peace, invisible in war.’ – William Tecumseh Sherman

‘The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between.’ – Mother Teresa

‘There are things about organized religion which I resent. Christ is revered as the Prince of Peace, but more blood has been shed in His name than any other figure in history. You show me one step forward in the name of religion, and I’ll show you a hundred retrogressions.’ – Frank Sinatra

‘Being lazy does not mean that you do not create. In fact, lying around doing nothing is an important, nay crucial, part of the creative process. It is meaningless bustle that actually gets in the way of productivity. All we are really saying is, give peace a chance.’ – Tom Hodgkinson

‘Peace is not a state – it is a choice, and you have to remake it every day. It’s possible to get a sort of stability, a habit of peace, but it’s like an egg balanced, spinning, on its point: lose your momentum, and your equilibrium is gone, too.’ – Nick Harkaway

‘I’ve always loved to cook. It helps me to relax and gives me peace. It’s my nourishment.’ – Big Freedia

‘The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world.’ – Bill Frist

‘I’ve been a member of the Labour Party sixty five years, and I remain in it, but I think it’s all about campaigning for justice and peace, and if you do that, you get a lot of support.’ – Tony Benn

‘When the peace treaty is signed, the war isn’t over for the veterans, or the family. It’s just starting.’ – Karl Marlantes

‘All of us deserve a greater peace of mind, knowing that our children are better protected wherever they are.’ – Bob Ney

‘In our quest for peace, we should constantly ask ourselves what we should do to create conditions in which peace can prosper.’ – F. W. de Klerk

‘There is a marvelous peace in not publishing. It’s peaceful. Still. Publishing is a terrible invasion of my privacy.’ – J. D. Salinger

‘The best part of being a vegan is the purity and peace of mind one experiences and the strong connection I feel to the animal kingdom.’ – Uri Geller

‘You do have a modicum of peace of mind here, but it’s as unsettled as any other place.’ – Todd Rundgren

‘Work and live to serve others, to leave the world a little better than you found it and garner for yourself as much peace of mind as you can. This is happiness.’ – David Sarnoff

‘I wondered vaguely if this was when it would end, whether I would pull up tonight’s darkness like a quilt and be dead and at peace evermore.’ – William Manchester

‘As we all know, there is inner beauty and outer beauty. If we examine inner beauty, to me there is nothing more beautiful than inner peace, in a man or a woman.’ – Alice Greczyn

‘To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace.’ – Tacitus

‘Freedom is not simply intended to mean freedom from enslavement. Freedom is an affirmative goal, it is one that promises liberation, safety, and peace of mind. It is the promise of a full, prosperous, and joyous life.’ – Cori Bush

‘I am in favor of a foreign policy that will cultivate relations of peace with all nations, and I will never give my influence, either as a private citizen or a public servant, for war, so long as it can be honorably avoided.’ – Ambrose Burnside

‘I believe in peace. Only peaceful co-existence can ensure peace.’ – Sheikh Hasina

‘We will never bring peace at the hands of war. As a species we have to rise above it.’ – Rosie O’Donnell

‘Everybody wants peace. That’s a truism. There is no point in accomplishing through war what you can accomplish through peace.’ – Norman Finkelstein

‘Peace is the cornerstone of our development.’ – Mwai Kibaki

‘Dad could talk about peace and love out loud to the world, but he could never show it to the people who supposedly meant the most to him: his wife and son. How can you talk about peace and love and have a family in bits and pieces – no communication, adultery, divorce? You can’t do it, not if you’re being true and honest with yourself.’ – Julian Lennon

‘The way of peace is the way of love. Love is the greatest power on earth. It conquers all things.’ – Peace Pilgrim

‘To defeat the aggressors is not enough to make peace durable. The main thing is to discard the ideology that generates war.’ – Ludwig von Mises

‘We’ve climbed the mighty mountain. I see the valley below, and it’s a valley of peace.’ – George W. Bush

‘There’s no shame in longing for peace.’ – Benny Gantz

‘I felt that the IRA, in the context of Irish history, and Sinn Fein were a legitimate force that had to be recognized, and you wouldn’t have peace without them.’ – Peter T. King

‘It is certain that, because the negligent do not struggle against self, they never achieve peace of soul or do so tardily, and never possess any virtue in its fullness, while the energetic and industrious make notable advances on both fronts.’ – Saint Ignatius

‘There is a difference between myself and some of the peace people in Europe: whereas they think that the ultimate evil in the world is war, I think the ultimate evil in the world is aggression, and aggression sometimes must be repelled by force.’ – Amos Oz

‘The following terms all mean one and the same thing: God, goodness, mental health, truth, decency, happiness, freedom, reality, peace, love, sensibleness.’ – Vernon Howard

‘I used Evernote almost exclusively for researching ‘The 4-Hour Body.’ I was able to eliminate all of the perpetually open tabs and multiple bookmarking services. It’s also all automatically backed up to Evernote, which gives me peace of mind.’ – Tim Ferriss

‘I’m at peace with myself and where I am. In the past, I was always looking to see how everybody else was doing. I wasn’t competitive, I was comparative. I just wanted to be where everybody else was. Now I’ve gotten to an age when I am not comparing anymore.’ – Courteney Cox

‘To craftsmanship we shall add statesmanship in the capitol of peace.’ – Warren R. Austin

‘It’s hard for me to stay silent when I keep hearing that peace is only attainable through war. There’s nothing more scary than watching ignorance in action.’ – Tom Smothers

‘It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.’ – George Bernard Shaw

‘In times of peace, the war party insists on making preparation for war. As soon as prepared for, it insists on making war.’ – Robert M. La Follette

‘I think placing preconditions before negotiations is the quickest way to undermine peace.’ – Benjamin Netanyahu

‘The minute you got the Nobel Peace Prize, things that I said yesterday, with nobody paying too much attention, I say the same things after I got it – oh! It was quite crucial for people, and it helped our morale because apartheid did look invincible.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘I just want to find some inner peace, and I think I’m getting there, slowly but surely.’ – Toni Collette

‘I’m just an old hippie. You know, peace and love.’ – Sherman Hemsley

‘It’s easy to look at the things of this world to solve our challenges and obstacles in life, but when we submit our lives to Christ, His grace, mercy, peace and love will bring true fulfillment to our lives.’ – Bethany Hamilton

‘On all the peaks lies peace.’ – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

‘Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity, quite apart from political considerations of the moment, believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace.’ – Benito Mussolini

‘Let us return, however, to the League of Nations. To create an organization which is in a position to protect peace in this world of conflicting interests and egotistic wills is a frighteningly difficult task.’ – Hjalmar Branting

‘The Lord has done what I wanted Him to do this week. I wanted, primarily, peace about going into pioneer Indian work. And as I analyze my feelings now, I feel quite at ease about saying that tribal work in South American jungles is the general direction of my missionary purpose.’ – Jim Elliot

‘It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.’ – Pierre Bayle

‘When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace.’ – Muhammad Ali

‘Today, I am blessed to be living a dream. And yet, if it all went away tomorrow, I know I would still have peace.’ – Tim Howard

‘Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.’ – Victor Hugo

‘President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize.’ It is hard to imagine anyone other than Mr. Trump expressing that sentiment.’ – Antony Blinken

‘The United States is not a nation to which peace is a necessity.’ – Grover Cleveland

‘Not just Christians and Jews, but also Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and the followers of many other religions believe in values like peace, respect, tolerance and dignity. These are values that bring people together and enable us to build responsible and solid communities.’ – Alcee Hastings

‘I hope peace is a part of everyday life.’ – Moon Jae-in

‘I’m someone who thinks that the world would be a better place if there was a big middle class. I mean, middle class is peace. In a perfect world, everybody would have enough to eat and we’d be living in security. It’s obvious. I’m very happy to pay my taxes and all that. I would say I’m more of a Social Democrat.’ – Denis Villeneuve

‘I see courage everywhere I go in Africa. Fearless human rights activists in Darfur. Women peace advocates in eastern Congo. Former child soldiers in Northern Uganda who now are helping other former child soldiers return to civilian life.’ – John Prendergast

‘War puts its questions stupidly, peace mysteriously.’ – Andre Malraux

‘I would like to see real peace and a state of Israel living peacefully alongside a state of Palestine.’ – Elie Wiesel

‘We have war when at least one of the parties to a conflict wants something more than it wants peace.’ – Jeane Kirkpatrick

‘No Arab ruler will consider the peace process seriously so long as he is able to toy with the idea of achieving more by the way of violence.’ – Yitzhak Rabin

‘If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh

‘Maybe it’s like becoming one with the cigar. You lose yourself in it; everything fades away: your worries, your problems, your thoughts. They fade into the smoke, and the cigar and you are at peace.’ – Raul Julia

‘Well may the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country’s peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.’ – James K. Polk

‘After the election of George McGovern in 1972 as a peace candidate – I should say his election to the nomination of the Democratic Party – the party changed the rules to steeply tilt that playing field, creating superdelegates and Super Tuesdays that make it very hard for a grassroots campaign to prevail.’ – Jill Stein

‘I will seek to build a stable international order through dialogue, not confrontation. At the same time, however, we must be prepared for the emergence of an entity that tramples the peace and security of other countries by force of threat, without honoring the rules.’ – Fumio Kishida

‘The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve its purity.’ – Matthew Henry

‘I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.’ – Ronald Reagan

‘The preservation of peace and the guaranteeing of man’s basic freedoms and rights require courage and eternal vigilance: courage to speak and act – and if necessary, to suffer and die – for truth and justice; eternal vigilance, that the least transgression of international morality shall not go undetected and unremedied.’ – Haile Selassie

‘We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living.’ – Omar N. Bradley

‘War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed.’ – William McKinley

‘I never come back home with the same moral character I went out with; something or other becomes unsettled where I had achieved internal peace; some one or other of the things I had put to flight reappears on the scene.’ – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

‘The Nobel Peace Prize is a powerful message. A durable peace is not a single achievement, but an environment, a process and a commitment.’ – Mohamed ElBaradei

‘Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently won their independence in battle. But in spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace.’ – Martin Luther King, Jr.

‘I enjoyed the theatrics and the physical demands of everything that went on in the ring. But I was, initially, a relatively shy kid. I think that’s probably what attracted me to hunting is that it was such a polar opposite of the other, and it was that opportunity for peace and quiet and to decompress.’ – Shawn Michaels

‘Let us all pledge to protect this opportunity in order to see that the wish of peace becomes a true and daily fact in this region.’ – Mahmoud Abbas

‘I believe if religion brings you to a sense of peace, that’s beautiful. But I also believe if religion’s not your thing, that’s fine, too, just so long as you’re a good person and you find that one thing that leads you to peace and teaches you to have harmony with yourself and other people around you.’ – Michelle Phan

‘Remember, each one of us has the power to change the world. Just start thinking peace, and the message will spread quicker than you think.’ – Yoko Ono

‘Israelis want peace and security, and Palestinians want peace and justice – these are two very different things, and this is the real gap we have to close.’ – Yair Lapid

‘You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die.’ – John Lennon

‘Secondly I would like to make continuous efforts of stabilising cross Strait relations, eventually reaching peace across the Taiwan strait and stability and security in the Asia Pacific region.’ – Chen Shui-bian

‘On even the worst days, when nothing was working at the lab, I knew that at home I would find warmth, peace, companionship, and encouragement. As a consequence, the next day would surely be better.’ – James Cronin

‘When I lost my sister Bernie to cancer, I knew she’d had enough of the pain and, while I was feeling absolutely heartbroken, I also felt relieved she was at peace.’ – Coleen Nolan

‘The Palestinians, whose national cause guards the gates of Arab-Israeli peace, look forward like their Arab brethren to that comprehensive, just, and lasting peace based on ‘land for peace’ and compliance with international legitimacy and resolutions.’ – Yasser Arafat

‘After many years of great mercy, after tasting of the powers of the world to come, we still are so weak, so foolish; but, oh! when we get away from self to God, there all is truth and purity and holiness, and our heart finds peace, wisdom, completeness, delight, joy, victory.’ – Charles Spurgeon

‘A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.’ – Swami Sivananda

‘I want, of course, peace, grace, and beauty. How do you do that? You work for it.’ – Studs Terkel

‘May there always be peace, love and happiness in every house.’ – Islom Karimov

‘When life is victorious, there is birth; when it is thwarted, there is death. A warrior is always engaged in a life-and-death struggle for Peace.’ – Morihei Ueshiba

‘I fought for peace in the fifties.’ – Pete Seeger

‘It is wrong to try to avoid the struggle against imperialism under the pretext that independence and revolution are important, but that peace is still more precious.’ – Kim Il-sung

‘To realize peace on the Korean peninsula, and to develop exchange, cooperation between both Koreas, they are the, you know, immediate target of our government.’ – Kim Dae Jung

‘I would rather have peace in the world than be President.’ – Harry S Truman

‘The basis for all human relationships and where we derive our greatest strength and power, trust is single-handedly the most powerful source of positive energy and, once in place, unlocks a freedom and peace to explore.’ – Angela Ahrendts

‘My colleagues and I have gone in the footsteps of our predecessors since the very first day we were called by our people to care for their future. We went any place, we looked for any avenue, we made any effort to bring about negotiations between Israel and its neighbors, negotiations without which peace remains an abstract desire.’ – Menachem Begin

‘As peacemakers, we must resist all the powers of war and destruction and proclaim that peace is the divine gift offered to all who affirm life. Resistance means saying ‘No’ to all the forces of death, wherever they may be.’ – Henri Nouwen

‘Talking about peace might not be exciting… some say you don’t eat peace, but without peace, you don’t eat at all.’ – Ali Bongo Ondimba

‘We’re aligning ourselves with Kerry. Our allegiance will be for peace, against war, no more deaths for oil, and for a dialogue between the government of Spain and the new Kerry administration.’ – Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

‘It was not the path I was to take. Because of my deeds, I will never know peace again.’ – Hiawatha

‘When resources are degraded, we start competing for them, whether it is at the local level in Kenya, where we had tribal clashes over land and water, or at the global level, where we are fighting over water, oil, and minerals. So one way to promote peace is to promote sustainable management and equitable distribution of resources.’ – Wangari Maathai

‘I grew up in war and saw the United Nations help my country to recover and rebuild. That experience was a big part of what led me to pursue a career in public service. As Secretary-General, I am determined to see this organization deliver tangible, meaningful results that advance peace, development and human rights.’ – Ban Ki-moon

‘The truth is that the history of the last couple of thousand years has been broadly repeated attempts by various people or institutions – in a Freudian way – to rediscover the lost childhood of Europe, this golden age of peace and prosperity under the Romans, by trying to unify it.’ – Boris Johnson

‘My new hotels will play a leading role in promoting world peace.’ – Conrad Hilton

‘In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock!’ – Graham Greene

‘God of peace, bring your peace to our violent world: peace in the hearts of all men and women and peace among the nations of the Earth.’ – Pope Benedict XVI

‘Communication will bring understanding and understanding will cause harmonious mutual relationships which can establish peace and stability.’ – Lobsang Tenzin

‘Don’t worry about Yemen. Yemen started in peace, and it will end its revolution in peace, and it will start its new civil state with peace.’ – Tawakkol Karman

‘My passions were an intersection between peace in the Middle East and climate change. I know how to understand a technology problem, break it into its components and solve it. I also knew I couldn’t make peace solely through technological inventions.’ – Shai Agassi

‘The vast Pacific Ocean has ample space for China and the United States. We welcome a constructive role by the United States in promoting peace, stability and prosperity in the region. We also hope that the United States will fully respect and accommodate the major interests and legitimate concerns of Asia-Pacific countries.’ – Xi Jinping

‘A sign that a peace association is going adrift is its exclusion of other political parties, with whom it could collaborate effectively on most of the problems besetting the cause of peace.’ – Fredrik Bajer

‘Conscious of my own weakness, I can only seek fervently the guidance of the Ruler of the Universe, and, relying on His all-powerful aid, do my best to restore Union and peace to a suffering people, and to establish and guard their liberties and rights.’ – George B. McClellan

‘That was my prayer – is that when people watch my videos for whatever that minute is, it takes their mind off of what’s going on in the world and it gives them a little bit of peace or a little bit of laughter or a little bit of joy.’ – Tabitha Brown

‘Wonder Woman is a fighter, better than most, but it’s what she fights for that is important. It’s her vision of a future of peace and acceptance that makes her the right ambassador for everyone.’ – Gal Gadot

‘Care less for your harvest than for how it is shared and your life will have meaning and your heart will have peace.’ – Kent Nerburn

‘Peace with the Palestinians will open ports of peace all around the Mediterranean. The duty of leaders is to pursue freedom ceaselessly, even in the face of hostility, in the face of doubt and disappointment. Just imagine what could be.’ – Shimon Peres

‘Because I know about the Holy Land, I’ve taught lessons about the Holy Land all my life, and – but you can’t bring peace to Israel without giving the Palestinian also peace. And Lebanon and Jordan and Syria as well.’ – Jimmy Carter

‘For me, peace is a fundamental human right of every child; it is inevitable and divine.’ – Kailash Satyarthi

‘I believe that peace, stability, maritime security and cooperation for mutual benefits in the East Sea represent the essential interest of countries within and outside the region.’ – Nguyen Phu Trong

‘What could become a danger to world peace is Iran’s nuclear program and the country’s open threat to annihilate Israel.’ – Sigmar Gabriel

‘I want a world of peace. I’m not interested in bombs. I’m not interested in wars. I’m interested in peace.’ – Jeremy Corbyn

‘Modern society, based as it is on the division of labor, can be preserved only under conditions of lasting peace.’ – Ludwig von Mises

‘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.’ – Abdullah II of Jordan

‘When we take our eyes off the whirl of day-to-day activity and concentrate on honoring Him and following in His way, we find a consistent peace that carries us through both plenty and poverty.’ – Charles Stanley

‘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.’ – William J. Clinton

‘When you talk about peace through strength, what you’re talking about is the concept of deterrence.’ – Chris Gibson

‘My record was so bad that I was first rejected by the Peace Corps as a poor risk and possible troublemaker and was accepted as a volunteer only after a great deal of explaining and arguing.’ – Paul Theroux

‘The people of Israel are entitled, as is any other nation, to live in peace and safety.’ – Jonathan Sacks

‘Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup, peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up.’ – Wendy Cope

‘I’ve always had questions about what it meant to be a protester, to be in the minority. Are the people who are trying to find peace, who are trying to have the Constitution apply to everybody, are they really the radicals? We’re not protesting from the outside. We’re inside.’ – Gil Scott-Heron

‘We believe in peace and peaceful development, not only for ourselves but for people all over the world.’ – Lal Bahadur Shastri

‘I said to the German Ambassador that, as long as there was only a dispute between Austria and Serbia alone, I did not feel entitled to intervene; but that, directly it was a matter between Austria and Russia, it became a question of the peace of Europe, which concerned us all.’ – Edward Grey

‘As Americans after 9/11, we’re much more united, together as a nation, and we got stronger, better, and more at peace. By peace, I mean the harmony you can feel in our united determination to fight these terrorists and killers.’ – Yakov Smirnoff

‘The quiet rhythmic monotone of the wall of logs fills one with the rustic peace of a secluded nook in the woods.’ – Gustav Stickley

‘You practice mindfulness, on the one hand, to be calm and peaceful. On the other hand, as you practice mindfulness and live a life of peace, you inspire hope for a future of peace.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh

‘The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.’ – Alfred Adler

‘I suppose I could admire all these slow Seattle drivers for their safety-mindedness, consideration for others, and peace of mind. Instead, I’m a fury of annoyance.’ – Maria Semple

‘The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced – the just demands of peace and security will be met – or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power.’ – Colin Powell

‘Success is not assured, but America is resolute: this is the best chance for peace we are likely to see for some years to come – and we are acting to help Israelis and Palestinians seize this chance.’ – Condoleezza Rice

‘I wanted to get that sense of peace and even boredom that comes with long familiarity.’ – Debbie Reynolds

‘Well, peace is a very expensive commodity in my country, as well as in my region.’ – Abiy Ahmed

‘That idea of peace and love toward humanity shouldn’t be nationalistic or denominational. It should be a chief concern for all mankind.’ – Mos Def

‘It is heroic to prepare for war with a tyrant power. Patriots will always win the admiration of mankind for daring to meet the bloodshed of battle for their country’s liberty. But the patriot who is willing to go to that sacrifice will be the first to condemn the aimless and secret shedding of blood in time of peace.’ – John Boyle O’Reilly

‘You do indeed have a past, but not now! And, yes, you have a future, but not now! You can consume your now with thoughts of ‘then’ and ‘maybe,’ but that will keep you from the inner peace you could experience.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘I think that a strong Israel is the only Israel that will bring the Arabs to the peace table.’ – Benjamin Netanyahu

‘Through faith in the Lord Jesus alone can we obtain forgiveness of our sins, and be at peace with God; but, believing in Jesus, we become, through this very faith, the children of God; have God as our Father, and may come to Him for all the temporal and spiritual blessings which we need.’ – George Muller

‘I intend to leave after my death a large fund for the promotion of the peace idea, but I am skeptical as to its results.’ – Alfred Nobel

‘There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness.’ – John Buchan

‘We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace.’ – George W. Bush

‘I guess what I’d like to say is that people in Sierra Leone are human beings, just like Americans. They want to send their kids to school; they want to live in peace; they want to have their basic rights of life just like everyone else. I think we all owe an obligation to support people who want to do that.’ – Ishmael Beah

‘One thing you get from me is peace, love, and positivity.’ – Logic

‘You will find peace and happiness if you will live the gospel.’ – Gordon B. Hinckley

‘Perhaps we don’t need these religious concoctions to pillow the fear of death. Just the fact that there is an unknown, and something greater, can bring a feeling of peace. That’s enough for me.’ – Brad Pitt

‘My favourite country is Finland because once you get to a certain point, you can drive for hours without seeing a single person. I love peace and quiet – something I don’t get very often.’ – Christopher Lee

‘Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.’ – John Wooden

‘Snatam Kaur is a yogini, and I find her music deeply spiritual. I feel more love and I feel more peace when I listen to her music.’ – John Mackey

‘But, my dear sirs, when peace does come, you may call on me for any thing. Then will I share with you the last cracker, and watch with you to shield your homes and families against danger from every quarter.’ – William Tecumseh Sherman

‘The first thing I see is the obligation to serve peace.’ – Gustav Heinemann

‘Appearance is something absolute, but reality is not that way – everything is interdependent, not absolute. So that view is very helpful to maintain a peace of mind because the main destroyer of a peaceful mind is anger.’ – Dalai Lama

‘Black people need some peace. White people need some peace. And we are going to have to fight. We’re going to have to struggle. We’re going to have to struggle relentlessly to bring about some peace, because the people that we’re asking for peace, they are a bunch of megalomaniac warmongers, and they don’t even understand what peace means.’ – Fred Hampton

‘A conqueror is always a lover of peace.’ – Carl von Clausewitz

‘I do not support peace in the Middle East. And I do not support Arafat. He is a stupid, incompetent fool!’ – Muammar al-Gaddafi

‘Where there is righteousness in the heart, there is harmony in the house; when there is harmony in the house, there is order in the nation; when there is order in the nation, there is peace in the world.’ – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

‘If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.’ – George Washington

‘The Creator of the seas, sands, and endless stars is reaching out to you this very day! He is offering the grand recipe for happiness, peace, and eternal life!’ – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

‘Moderate doesn’t mean that you’re a wimp – far from it. It means that you’ve chosen a path because you believe that’s the only way for global harmony and peace.’ – Najib Razak

‘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

‘People respond in accordance to how you relate to them. If you approach them on the basis of violence, that’s how they’ll react. But if you say, ‘We want peace, we want stability,’ we can then do a lot of things that will contribute towards the progress of our society.’ – Nelson Mandela

‘Too often, U.N. peacekeepers face an impossible task in countries that are still at war and where there is no real peace to keep.’ – Antonio Guterres

‘I’m at peace with myself. The main thing is not letting people dictate what I do or what I am.’ – Magic Johnson

‘I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up. I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain. I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions. Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire, a record player and peace.’ – Linda McCartney

‘I’m a conservative because I believe in peace – real peace, not just the peace of mind. I’m a conservative because we understand that real peace comes from the Marine Corps, not the Peace Corps.’ – Allen West

‘Without peace, there is nothing truly human. Peace is harmony. And harmony is the highest ideal of life.’ – Klas Pontus Arnoldson

‘We’re all going to experience death and failure and setbacks and disappointments and cancer and, you know, it’s a really difficult world. And for me, God has always – in my relationship with Christ – He’s given me hope and peace.’ – Dabo Swinney

‘Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.’ – Theodore Roosevelt

‘I am grateful for the opportunities I have been given to participate in that work as a representative of my country, Canada, whose people have, I think, shown their devotion to peace.’ – Lester B. Pearson

‘The thing that started the peace movement in Ireland was anger – my anger. It wasn’t anger; it was fury.’ – Betty Williams

‘Peace is what enables development and is critical in providing opportunities to young people. Efforts to preserve peace are absolutely vital in bringing prosperity and hope for the future.’ – Kim Yuna

‘I assure you, Ladies and Gentlemen, that we shall discover ourselves in peace more than we have with war and confrontation, as I am sure that the Israelis, in turn shall find themselves in peace more than they have found it in war.’ – Yasser Arafat

‘I’ve got to see the Brexit process through. we won the war, but we must win the peace.’ – Nigel Farage

‘Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ.’ – Thomas Merton

‘Writer’s block! It doesn’t exist. You just long for ideas to go away so you have an idea of peace.’ – Colm Toibin

‘When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge.’ – Gerald Jampolsky

‘When a peace agreement is concluded between the Lebanese government and Israel, we would surely disagree with the Lebanese government about that, but we would not make any turmoil out of it.’ – Hassan Nasrallah

‘The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.’ – Woodrow Wilson

‘I have not that joy in the Holy Ghost, no settled, lasting joy; nor have I such a peace as excludes the possibility either of fear or doubt.’ – John Wesley

‘As we leave the Moon at Taurus-Littrow, we leave as we came, and God willing, as we shall return, with peace and hope for all mankind.’ – Gene Cernan

‘I don’t think I’ve ever felt that same kind of peace, the kind of serenity that I felt after acknowledging that maybe I was going to die of this TB.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions which I carried out during many conflicts, which very often occurred between brothers of the same country, are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations based on personal ambitions.’ – Omar Bongo

‘We do not covet one inch of Lebanese territory, and the basis for the peace treaty between our two countries will be the international border, which exists now, between Rosh Haniqra and Ras en Naqura.’ – Menachem Begin

‘I believe however that peace is attainable regardless of the Arabs mentality, society or government.’ – Yitzhak Rabin

‘Now people all across America are starting to believe in America again. We are coming back, back to the heights of greatness, back to America’s proud role as a temple of justice and a champion of peace.’ – Theodore C. Sorensen

‘When you have peace in yourself and accept, then you are calm enough to do something, but if you are carried by despair, there is no hope.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh

‘Getting rid of Bin Laden is good for the cause of peace worldwide but what counts is to overcome the discourse and the methods – the violent methods – that were created and encouraged by Bin Laden and others in the world.’ – Ismail Haniyeh

‘Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace.’ – Pope Francis

‘The most important thing in my father’s life? World peace. Me and my brother. My mom.’ – Sean Lennon

‘Being part of a team that belongs to everyone makes me feel good and at peace with myself.’ – Andrea Pirlo

‘Let him who desires peace prepare for war.’ – Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

‘I had the privilege of knowing and working with Norman Borlaug – who has been aptly described by the Nobel Peace Prize Committee as the greatest hunger fighter of our time – for nearly 50 years.’ – M. S. Swaminathan

‘Most fear stems from sin; to limit one’s sins, one must assuredly limit one’s fear, thereby bringing more peace to one’s spirit.’ – Marvin Gaye

‘The generation which lived through the Second World War is disappearing. Post-war generations see Europe’s great achievements – liberty, peace and prosperity – as a given.’ – Jan Peter Balkenende

‘We should use our old moral values and our love of peace as the foundation of national reconstruction and look forward to the day when we shall become leaders in world reconstruction upon lines of international justice and good will.’ – Sun Yat-sen

‘Whoever wants peace among nations must seek to limit the state and its influence most strictly.’ – Ludwig von Mises

‘There is no greater feeling than hanging out with my dogs, or just walking around the land with our horses. My rescue ranch is is where I feel the most at peace and where I’m reminded of the simple things in life and let the chaos of my crazy work life fade away.’ – Kelly Clarkson

‘Jesus said, ‘Greater things of these you shall do…’ Become a peace builder, a bridge builder, not a destroyer, and the way you do that is through friendships and relationships, and through authentic character.’ – Ravi Zacharias

‘The Arabs are ready to accept a strong Israel with nuclear arms – all it has to do is open the gates of its fortress and make peace.’ – Mahmoud Darwish

‘Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.’ – Mike Ditka

‘We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the postive affirmation of peace.’ – Martin Luther King, Jr.

‘My prayer became ‘May I find peace… May I love this life no matter what.’ I was seeking an inner refuge, an experience of presence and wholeness that could carry me through whatever losses might come.’ – Tara Brach

‘Therefore I feel that the aforementioned guiding principle must be modified to read: If you desire peace, cultivate justice, but at the same time cultivate the fields to produce more bread; otherwise there will be no peace.’ – Norman Borlaug

‘When I was elected President nobody asked me to negotiate between Israel and Egypt. It was not even a question raised in my campaign. But I felt that one of the reasons that I was elected President was to try to bring peace to the Holy Land.’ – Jimmy Carter

‘In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides, we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945.’ – Queen Elizabeth II

‘Be humble, be gracious, and make peace with inner fears before stepping out into the limelight and allowing yourself to be subjected to all of humanity.’ – Maximillian Degenerez

‘My court was divided between peace and war according to their various interests, but I considered only their reasons.’ – Louis XIV

‘I wish the people of India and Pakistan peace and harmony. Artistes and craftsmen in both the countries must interact with each other as talent has no borders. We both have common music, culture and craftsmanship.’ – Zeenat Aman

‘Peace and security in the Asia-Pacific will turn on whether China emerges as a xenophobic, chauvinistic force, bitter and hostile to the West because it tried to slow down or abort its development, or whether it is educated and involved in the ways of the world – more cosmopolitan, more internationalized and outward looking.’ – Lee Kuan Yew

‘Capitalism is war; socialism is peace.’ – Karl Liebknecht

‘We are one people; we are only family. And when we finally accept these truths, then we will be able to fulfill Dr. King’s dream to build a beloved community, a nation, and a world at peace with itself.’ – John Lewis

‘If there is to be peace in our industrial life let the employer recognize his obligation to his employees – at least to the degree set forth in existing statutes.’ – John L. Lewis

‘I am a member of the Peace Society because I was a soldier: because I have fought and seen what war is like from personal experience. It was on the battlefield that I pledged myself to the cause of peace.’ – Ernesto Teodoro Moneta

‘The very first act of the Confederate Government was to send commissioners to Washington to make terms of peace, and to establish relations of amity between the two sections.’ – Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II

‘Anyone who believes that the eternal question of war and peace in Europe is no longer there risks being deeply mistaken.’ – Jean-Claude Juncker

‘Peace must be more than the absence of war.’ – Helmut Kohl

‘I have sacrificed not only my favorite scheme of life, but the softer affections of the heart, and my prospects of domestic happiness, and I am ready to sacrifice my life also, with cheerfulness, if that forfeiture could restore peace and good will among mankind.’ – John Paul Jones

‘I can’t believe I did a peace sign on TV – like Ringo Starr!’ – Adele

‘While we yearn for peace, we live in a world burdened with hunger, pain, anguish, loneliness, sickness, and sorrow.’ – Joseph B. Wirthlin

‘I’m not terribly well read. My wife forces books into my hands and insists I read them, which I’m grateful to her for. She made me read ‘War and Peace.’ The whole thing. It was amazing, but I had to hide it. You can’t walk round reading ‘War and Peace’ – it’s like you’re in a comedy sketch and you think you’re smart.’ – Peter Capaldi

‘Yes, peace can and must be won, to save the world from the terrible destruction of World War III.’ – Paul Robeson

‘In Surrey, we’re surrounded by countryside and wildlife. And I love my garden. My father was never more at peace than when he was in his garden. I’ve inherited his green fingers.’ – Robson Green

‘Martin Luther King Jr. was not just a man of peace. He was a radical pacifist, and so he was against war across the board.’ – Cornel West

‘Peace does not include a vendetta; there will be neither winners nor losers.’ – Ahmed Ben Bella

‘Believe me, it is much harder to make peace than war.’ – Juan Manuel Santos

‘This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.’ – Peace Pilgrim

‘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 gospel is a message of peace. Christianity is a system which, received and obeyed, would spread peace, harmony, and happiness throughout the earth.’ – Ellen G. White

‘Will Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who likely will soon become king of his country, use his power to bring peace to the world around him?’ – Jamal Khashoggi

‘There is nothing your highest self wants more than peace. This peace makes you feel worthy of all of the richest blessings of the universe, and when you radiate this out into the world, it is returned to you without fail.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘It is not the strong who are dangerous to the world and to themselves. It is the weak and the inadequate who threaten – and sometimes destroy – mankind’s peace and prosperity.’ – Vernon Howard

‘Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.’ – Baruch Spinoza

‘Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the present order of things in America remain uninterrupted.’ – Thomas Jefferson

‘Guilt for being rich, and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn’t enough and you have to go and get shot or something.’ – John Lennon

‘Experience proves that in this life peace and satisfaction are had, not by the listless but by those who are fervent in God’s service. And rightly so. For in their effort to overcome themselves and to rid themselves of self-love, they rid themselves of the roots of all passion and unrest.’ – Saint Ignatius

‘Peace in this life is based upon faith and testimony. We can all find hope from our personal prayers and gain comfort from the scriptures. Priesthood blessings lift us and sustain us. Hope also comes from direct personal revelation, to which we are entitled if we are worthy.’ – James E. Faust

‘Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans – born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace.’ – John F. Kennedy

‘I think it is the responsibility of anyone involved in politics to always think of what Japan can do to contribute more to the peace and stability not just of Japan and the region but of the entire world.’ – Shinzo Abe

‘In the Muslim world, there are many people who have been vocal and we have been very vocal against extremists. But how to win this battle is an ongoing battle. And we must continue to wage the battle for peace.’ – Feisal Abdul Rauf

‘I would like to stress here that a lasting peace in the Chechen republic and so-called peace talks with the bandits are not the same thing, and I would ask everyone to make no mistake about that.’ – Boris Yeltsin

‘Intervention only works when the people concerned seem to be keen for peace.’ – Nelson Mandela

‘In the ’60s we fought for peace, when the Vietnam war was on. We were against the cops and against the politicians, and there was a lot of waving banners and all that. And I think in a way, just as they were enjoying that machoism of war, we were enjoying the machismo of being anti-war, you know?’ – Yoko Ono

‘Throughout that period, Japan had made honest efforts to keep the destruction of war from spreading and, based on the belief that all nations of the world should find their places, had followed a policy designed to restore an expeditious peace between Japan and China.’ – Hideki Tojo

‘Freedom of expression comes with responsibilities, especially when it comes with serious implications for peace.’ – Mohammed Morsi

‘Nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation are not utopian ideals. They are critical to global peace and security.’ – Ban Ki-moon

‘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

‘I cannot think of anything more difficult than to say something which would be worthy of this impressive and, for me, memorable occasion, and of the ideals and purposes which inspired the Nobel Peace Award.’ – Lester B. Pearson

‘Operation Peace for Galilee is not a military operation resulting from the lack of an alternative.’ – Menachem Begin

‘No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war.’ – Calvin Coolidge

‘When I was a young man, I was poor. In a war with other nations, I was in eighty-seven fights. There I received my name and was made Chief of my nation. But now I am old and am for peace.’ – Red Cloud

‘If every day you practice walking and sitting meditation and generate the energy of mindfulness and concentration and peace, you are a cell in the body of the new Buddha. This is not a dream but is possible today and tomorrow.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh

‘I have traveled a long road from the battlefield to the peace table.’ – Moshe Dayan

‘We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.’ – Dwight D. Eisenhower

‘As prime minister, I changed Israel’s position on peace negotiations. I made it clear that we are ready to go along with Resolution 242 of the U.N. Security Council, which specifies withdrawal to secure and recognized boundaries in the context of peace.’ – Yitzhak Rabin

‘The law of nations is naturally founded on this principle, that different nations ought in time of peace to do one another all the good they can, and in time of war as little injury as possible, without prejudicing their real interests.’ – Montesquieu

‘For the sake of peace and justice, let us move toward a world in which all people are at last free to determine their own destiny.’ – Ronald Reagan

‘The word ‘Islam’ means ‘peace.’ The word ‘Muslim’ means ‘one who surrenders to God.’ But the press makes us seem like haters.’ – Muhammad Ali

‘If the attainment of peace is the ultimate objective of all statesmen, it is, at the same time, something very ordinary, closely tied to the daily life of each individual.’ – Eisaku Sato

‘Confidence alone does not make peace, but acknowledging rights and confidence do. Failure to recognize these rights creates a sense of injustice; it keeps the embers burning under the ashes.’ – Yasser Arafat

‘The Charter of the United Nations expresses the noblest aspirations of man: abjuration of force in the settlement of disputes between states; the assurance of human rights and fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion; the safeguarding of international peace and security.’ – Haile Selassie

‘The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.’ – Jawaharlal Nehru

‘Sometimes even on an hourly basis we need to keep praying and keep our peace in God and remind ourselves on the promises of God that never fails.’ – Nick Vujicic

‘The greatest problem all around the world today, whether in America, Japan, China Russia, India or anywhere else in the world, is that people are not in peace. People want peace.’ – Prem Rawat

‘If you hit a Talib with your shoe, then there would be no difference between you and the Talib. You must not treat others with cruelty and that much harshly, you must fight others but through peace and through dialogue and through education.’ – Malala Yousafzai

‘I think that it’s always appropriate for Americans and for American foreign policy to make clear why we feel that self-government is most compatible with peace, the well-being of people, and human dignity.’ – Jeane Kirkpatrick

‘Migratory birds connect people, ecosystems, and nations. They are symbols of peace and of an interconnected planet.’ – Antonio Guterres

‘The only excuse for war is that we may live in peace unharmed.’ – Marcus Tullius Cicero

‘Peace is our gift to each other.’ – Elie Wiesel

‘On balance, my life has been a constant stream of blessings rather than disappointments and failures and tragedies. I wish I had been re-elected. I think I could have kept our country at peace. I think I could have consolidated what we achieved at Camp David with a treaty between Israel and the Palestinians.’ – Jimmy Carter

‘Just as God’s love to us believers, his children, is unalterably the same, whatever may be the manifestations of that love; and as his peace with us is the same, however much our peace may be disturbed; so it is also with regard to our being in fellowship or partnership with him: it remains unalterably the same so far as God is concerned.’ – George Muller

‘I too hope in this short reign to be a man of peace.’ – Pope Benedict XVI

‘Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind.’ – Gerald Jampolsky

‘I wanted the Peace Corps to be something very vague and unorganized, and to a large extent it was. It did not run smoothly. The consequence was that we were left alone.’ – Paul Theroux

‘Peace is something very dear. If you’ve been through wars and operations and battles, you want peace.’ – Benjamin Netanyahu

‘In many ways, when you’re a Nobel peace laureate, you have an obligation to humankind, to society.’ – Desmond Tutu

‘Bob Marley performed the ‘One Love Peace’ concert in Jamaica with the two different warring political sides. There’s always been that in black music and culture in general. It’s no surprise because black music is such a reflection of what’s going on in black life. It’s not unusual for hip-hop.’ – Mos Def

‘We have practiced diplomacy since the very beginning of the nation. Sometimes it has not worked, and we’ve had to go to war. I always believe you should try to find peace and reconciliation before conflict. That has been the approach I’ve taken.’ – Colin Powell

‘I feel that we don’t have the luxury of asking whether or not the Palestinians and Israelis can achieve peace. I think we have to just ask the question of when and how.’ – Queen Rania of Jordan

‘The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.’ – Martin Luther King, Jr.

‘We saw Jesse Jackson the victim of a smear campaign. People remember the Dean scream that was used against Howard Dean as a peace candidate who was doing well. So, in many ways, the Democratic Party creates campaigns that fake Left while it moves Right and becomes more corporatist, more militarist, more imperialist.’ – Jill Stein

‘The actions of the terrorist organizations, Hezbollah, in Lebanon, and Hamas, in Gaza, against Israel are unconscionable. Instead of working towards peace, these terrorist organizations have chosen to perpetuate the violence.’ – Alcee Hastings

‘Military hardliners called me a ‘security threat’ for promoting peace in South Asia and for supporting a broad-based government in Afghanistan.’ – Benazir Bhutto

‘Repetition is hell. How can we get out of those cycles of violence? How come we are still today talking about peace in Israel? How come we’re not able to find a solution yet? Something that will bring peace in this part of the world? It’s the same in a lot of places in the world right now. How come we are not able to find peace?’ – Denis Villeneuve

‘I know I had no hand in making this war, and I know I will make more sacrifices today than any of you to secure peace.’ – William Tecumseh Sherman

‘I will work to bring peace to everyone – whatever economic level – as long as you are Haitian.’ – Jean-Bertrand Aristide

‘If you want to be a voice for peace in the world, begin by making peace a permanent condition of your own life.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘I’m not claiming divinity. I’ve never claimed purity of soul. I’ve never claimed to have the answers to life. I only put out songs and answer questions as honestly as I can… But I still believe in peace, love and understanding.’ – John Lennon

‘I enter negotiations with Chairman Arafat, the leader of the PLO, the representative of the Palestinian people, with the purpose to have coexistence between our two entities, Israel as a Jewish state and Palestinian state, entity, next to us, living in peace.’ – Yitzhak Rabin

‘That is why if Lebanon concludes a peace agreement with Israel and brings that accord to the Parliament our deputies will reject it; Hezbollah refuses any conciliation with Israel in principle.’ – Hassan Nasrallah

‘We believe in peace in the settlement of all disputes through peaceful means, in the abolition of war, and, more particularly, nuclear war.’ – Lal Bahadur Shastri

‘The framework for peace signed by Egypt and Israel is almost a peace treaty. We solved the problem for the peace treaty 98%.’ – Menachem Begin

‘The choice, however, is as clear now for nations as it was once for the individual: peace or extinction.’ – Lester B. Pearson

‘Give a child love, laughter and peace, not AIDS.’ – Nelson Mandela

‘A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace.’ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

‘I’ve used the prestige and influence of having been a president of the United States as effectively as possible. And secondly, I’ve still been able to carry out my commitments to peace and human rights and environmental quality and freedom and democracy and so forth.’ – Jimmy Carter

‘Peace, for us, is an asset and in our interest. It is an absolute human asset that allows an individual to freely develop his individuality unbound by any regional, religious, or ethnic fetters.’ – Yasser Arafat

‘Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking.’ – Ludwig von Mises

‘For all who love freedom and peace, the world without Saddam Hussein’s regime is a better and safer place.’ – George W. Bush

‘Meditation is not to avoid society; it is to look deep to have the kind of insight you need to take action. To think that it is just to sit down and enjoy the calm and peace, is wrong.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh

‘We must think differently, look at things in a different way. Peace requires a world of new concepts, new definitions.’ – Yitzhak Rabin

‘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 want the world our children inherit to be defined by the values enshrined in the U.N. Charter: peace, justice, respect, human rights, tolerance, and solidarity.’ – Antonio Guterres

‘I say that to my colleagues, by the way, in the internal Cabinet meetings, I say, ‘Look, I want to be very clear about what I want.’ I just – I don’t want a peace process, I want a peace result.’ – Benjamin Netanyahu

‘Your Highest Self only wants you to be at peace. It does not judge, compare, or demand that you defeat anyone or be better than anyone.’ – Wayne Dyer

‘My constant prayer, my number one foreign goal, is to bring peace to Israel. And in the process to Israel’s neighbours.’ – Jimmy Carter

‘You can always make peace with an F-16 in your pocket.’ – Yitzhak Rabin

‘When we have peace, then we have a chance to save the planet. But if we are not united in peace, if we do not practice mindful consumption, we cannot save our planet.’ – Thich Nhat Hanh