Famous Peace Quotes

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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.

Seneca

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.

Seneca

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.

Tacitus

To secure peace is to prepare for war.

Carl von Clausewitz

True peace can only be attained when spiritual and psychological balance is achieved.

Precious

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

Until you make peace with who you are, you'll never be content with what you have.

Doris Mortman

Vai, amico, libero da fardelli e paure (Go forward, friend, unburdened and unafraid). Requiescant in pace (Rest in peace).

Ezio Auditore da Firenze

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

War is Peace
Freedom is Slavery
Ignorance is Strength

George Orwell, Book "1984"

War is pillage versus resistance and if illusions of magnitude could be transmuted into ideals of magnanimity, peace might be realized.

Marianne Moore

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

War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed.

William McKinley

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