Famous Peace Quotes

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

David Borenstein

One of the most basic principles for making and keeping peace within and between nations. . . is that in political, military, moral, and spiritual confrontations, there should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat.

James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.

One of these days, the people are going to demand peace of the government, and the government is going to have to give it to them.

Dwight Eisenhower

One path alone leads to a life of peace The path of virtue.

Juvenal

One path alone leads to a life of peace: The path of virtue.

Juvenal

Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. Like beams in a house or bones to a body, so is order to all things.

Robert Southey

Our happiest and serenest times are now over. My peace and calm are gone, for now I will only ever be able to worry about Sasha.

Maria Feodorovna

Out of the strain of the Doing, Into the peace of the Done.

Julia Louise Woodruff

Peace and blessings manifest with every lesson learned - and if your knowledge were your wealth then it would be well earned.

Erykah Badu, A line from the song "On & On"

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

Thomas Jefferson

Peace at home, peace in the world.

M.K. Ataturk

Peace can be reached through meditation on the knowledge which dreams give. Peace can also be reached through concentration upon that which is dearest to the heart.

Patanjali

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

Albert Einstein

Peace for any prolonged period of time is impossible. Humans have a natural thirst for chaos and war is the most readily available form of chaos.

Frank Herbert, Dune

Peace has in it trust in the Lord, that He governs all things, provides all things, and leads to a good end.

Emanuel Swedenborg, From the book "Arcana Coelestia" #8455

Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from enlightenment and educating people to behave more in a divine manner.

Carlos Santana, Associated Press interview, September 1, 2004

Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.

Dorothy Thompson

Peace hath higher tests of manhood than battle ever knew.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Peace if possible, but truth at any rate.

Martin Luther

Peace if possible, truth at all costs.

Martin Luther

Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Peace is not a dream; peace is an option! You either choose peace and prove that you are clever and angelic, or choose war proving that you are stupid and devilish!

Mehmet Murat ildan

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

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

Baruch Spinoza

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