Famous Peace Quotes

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

Andrew Jackson

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations entangling alliances with none.

Thomas Jefferson

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.

Thomas Jefferson

Peace, peace! he is not dead, he doth not sleep -- he hath awakened from the dream of life -- 'Tis we, who lost in stormy visions, keep with phantoms an unprofitable strife.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Peace, peace! he is not dead, he doth not sleep -- he hath awakened from the dream of life -- 'Tis we, who lost in stormy visions, keep with phantoms an unprofitable strife.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

People in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than governments.

Dwight D Eisenhower

Perfectionism, no less than isolationism or imperialism or power politics, may obstruct the paths to international peace. Let us not forget that the retreat to isolationism a quarter of a century ago was started not by a direct attack against international cooperation but against the alleged imperfections of the peace.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Please choose the way of peace. ... In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause.

Mother Teresa, -- Letter to U.S. President George Bush and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, January 1991.

Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.

Og Mandino

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.

Corazn Cojuangco Aquino

Rest in peace. The mistake shall not be repeated.

Cenotaph in Hiroshima

Sadako! Listen! Can you hear your friends’ strong voices for peace? As the mother of a child who passed away when she was only twelve and a half years old, I’d like to appeal to mothers not only in Japan but all over the world that I don’t want such a horrible thing to happen again. So many children are looking for peace.

Fujiko Sasaki

Science is the father of war and Nature is the mother of peace.

Vikrant Parsai

Since nothing is absolute, there is no absolute silence, only an appearance of temporary peace.

Dejan Stojanovic

Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defence of peace must be constructed.

Unknown

Smile creates love and peace; love and peace create smile.

Mehmet Murat ildan

Smoking cigarettes seems to alarm peace activists much more than voting for Reagan does.

P. J. O'Rourke

Some people believe that war brings about peace, I believe that peace brings about peace.

Tom Zegan

Strive to live in peace with everyone. For, peace is better off than war or conflict.

Emeasoba George

Success in highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which comes only to the man who has found the work he likes best.

Napolean Hill

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

Swiftly arose and spread around me the peace and knowledge that pass all the argument of the earth, And I know that the hand of God is the promise of my own, And I know that the spirit of God is the brother of my own, And that all the men ever born are also my brothers, and the women my sisters and lovers, And that a kelson of the creation is love.

Walt Whitman

The absence of war is not peace.

Harry S Truman

The deepest American dream is not the hunger for money or fame it is the dream of settling down, in peace and freedom and cooperation, in the promised land.

Scott Russell Sanders

The fact is that we prepare for war like giants, and for peace like pygmies.

Lester Bowles Pearson

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