Famous Peace Quotes

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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

Those that despise peace and admire war are crushed under the boots of the war!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.

Gautama Buddha

Till the sun of knowledge shines on the ignorant masses and till all the men start hating violence, the world shall find no peace!

Mehmet Murat ildan

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

To awake from death is to die in peace.

Doug Horton

To be a dwarf in peace is more honourable than to be a giant in war!

Mehmet Murat ildan

To be at peace with ourselves we need to know ourselves.

Caitlin Matthews

To be feared is to fear no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.


To be feared is to fear: no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.


To insist on strength ... is not war-mongering. It is peace-mongering.

Barry Goldwater

To live in peace we have to forgive each other and ourselves, regularly.

Lakshmi Narasimman

To many men... the miasma of peace seems more suffocating than the bracing air of war.

George Steiner

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


To secure peace is to prepare for war.

Carl von Clausewitz

Understanding precedes peace.

Vanna Bonta

Unless you have a very good reason, never wake up anybody or anything! Let the sleeper sleep in peace.

Mehmet Murat ildan

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

Albert Schweitzer

Until one nation ceases its attempts to dominate another, there will never be true freedom. Until one religion relinquishes its quest to prove its god superior to that of another, there shall never be world peace. We will never truly prosper or experience lasting harmony, until we refrain from preaching the gospel of our own moral values and our personal preferences by forcing it upon others.

Anthon St Maarten

Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.

Julius K. Nyerere

Virtuous motives, trammeled by inertia and timidity, are no match for armed and resolute wickedness. A sincere love of peace is no excuse for muddling hundreds of millions of humble folk into total war. The cheers of the weak, well-meaning assemblies soon cease to count. Doom marches on.

Sir Winston Churchill, March 1936, demanding British re-armament

War is an invention of the human mind. The human mind can invent peace with justice.

Norman Cousins

War is not its own end, except in some catastrophic slide into absolute damnation. It's peace that's wanted. Some better peace than the one you started with.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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