Famous Peace Quotes

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The wise should surrender speech in mind, mind in the knowing self, the knowing self in the Spirit of the universe, and the Spirit of the universe in the Spirit of peace.

Maitri Upanishads

The world cannot continue to wage war like physical giants and to seek peace like intellectual pygmies.

Basil O'Connor

The world has been deficient of true love. Yes, that's why, the world has never known peace at all. Believe you me, once the world is saturated with true love humanity will know/have peace like never before.

Emeasoba George

The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.

Woodrow Wilson

The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.

Woodrow Wilson, Speech to Congress, Apr. 2, 1917

The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith.

John Foster Dulles

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

There are two types of empathy: the positive empathy and the negative empathy. When we are fully carried away by the unaware activities of the mirror neurons, we are under the trap of negative empathy. The negative empathy generates attachments. Out of these attachments suffering follows. Negative empathy is a kind of reaction to a situation, whereas positive empathy is internal response of peace love and tranquility.... In positive empathy, your deep tranquility, joy and peace activates the mirror neurons of the others, whereas in negative empathy your mirror neurons are activated by the disturbance of others. Meditation especially loving kindness meditation increases the positive empathy.

Amit Ray

There are two ways of resisting war: the legal way and the revolutionary way. The legal way involves the offer of alternatinve service not as a privilege for a few but as a right for all. The revolutionary view involves an uncompromising resistance, with a view to breaking the power of militarism in time of peace or the resources of the state in time of war.

Albert Einstein

There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. It is vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, peace, peacebut there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? 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

There is no life in war; there is life only in peace.

Mehmet Murat ildan

There is no need to go to India or anywhere else to find peace. You will find that deep place of silence right in your room, your garden or even your bathtub.

Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

There is no path to peace. Peace is the path.

Mahatma Gandhi, "Non-Violence in Peace and War"

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 is no way to peace peace is the way.

A. J. Muste

There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the establishment and nothing more corrupting.

Alan John Percivale Taylor

There is simply no dignified way for a woman to live alone. Oh, she can get along financially perhaps (though not nearly as well as a man), but emotionally she is never left in peace. Her friends, her family, her fellow workers never let her forget that her husbandlessness, her childlessness -- her selfishness, in short -- is a reproach to the American way of life.

Erica Jong

There never was a good war, or a bad peace.

Benjamin Franklin

They make a wilderness and call it peace.

Tacitus

This is before the coming of a new Heaven and a new Earth, in the which shall reign the Prince of Peace forever and forever, as the Old shall be passed away, for lo on earth there is nothing great but man in man there is nothing great but mind. . . . .

Phylos the Tibetan

This is something that I cherish. Once in a friend's home I came across this blessing, and took it down in shorthand ... it says something I like to live with Oh Thou, who dwellest in so many homes, possess Thyself of this. Bless the life that is sheltered here. Grant that trust and peace and comfort abide within, and that love and life and usefulness may go out from this home forever.

Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson

This is the true nature of home - it is the place of Peace the shelter, not only from injury, but from all terror, doubt and division.

John Ruskin

This is the true nature of home -- it is the place of Peace; the shelter, not only from injury, but from all terror, doubt and division.

John Ruskin

this world is not what it seems, open our hearts and let them bleed into the open seas, for there is peace".

Joshua Lincoln

This world shall not be at peace, unless we eradicate jealous first.

Lot Chakonza

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