Famous Peace Quotes

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He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows nor judge all he sees.

Benjamin Franklin

He was then in his fifty-fourth year, when even in the case of poets reason and passion begin to discuss a peace treaty and usually conclude it not very long afterwards.

G. C. Lichtenberg

He who does not attempt to make peace When small discords arise, Is like the bee's hive which leaks drops of honey Soon, the whole hive collapses.

Siddha Nagarjuna

Heroes who shed their blood and lost their lives! You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace. There is no difference between the Johnnies and Mehmets to us where they lie side by side here in this country of ours. You, the mothers, who sent their sons from far away countries wipe away your tears; your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace. After having lost their lives on this land they have become our sons as well.

M.K. Ataturk

How come the dove gets to be the peace symbol How about the pillow It has more feathers than the dove, and it doesn't have that dangerous beak.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

How come the most natural things in the world are the most difficult to come by....it is the most natural,beautiful, self-enhancing and intoxicatingly breathtaking acts of nature that we humans take for granted at times-as our complexities and complicated human minds do not allow us to act as naturally as we were born to,but turn peace into war,love into suffering,pleasure into pain and the natural into the forgotten!

anonymous

I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.

Ronald Reagan

I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.

Ronald Reagan

I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge.

Gerald G. Jampolsky

I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace - a connection to what matters.

Oprah Winfrey

I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.

Helen Keller

I do this not for myself. Compio questo sacrificio per il bene superiore (I make this sacrifice for the greater good). Requiescant in pace (Rest in peace).

Ezio Auditore da Firenze

I dream of wayward gulls and all landless lovers, rare moments of winter sun, peace, privacy, for everyone.

William F Claire

I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience.

William Shakespeare

I felt that I had done my duty. Nothing drove me now. I had run out of causes and was as close as I might ever be to peace. With all this behind me, I felt that if I had to die now, it was all right. I would not protest quite so loudly as I would have at any other time.

Roger Zelazny, The Courts of Chaos

I have now reigned about 50 years in victory or peace, beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honors, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been wanting to my felicity. In this situation, I have diligently numbered the days of pure and genuine happiness which have fallen to my lot. They amount to fourteen.

Abd Er-Rahman III

I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.

Dwight D Eisenhower

I might not be a Nobel Peace Prize winner but I know that the opposite of love is not indifference, it's hate. Indifference would be the fulcrum (center point) between love and hate. To think otherwise is ludicrous.

Tom Zegan

I pray you bear me henceforth from the noise and rumour of the field, where I may think the remnant of my thoughts in peace, and part of this body and my soul with contemplation and devout desires.

William Shakespeare

I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace.

Joseph Conrad

I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.

Dwight D Eisenhower

I thought, I thought I was beyond this. But I'm not... I've waited too long...lost too much! Requiescant in pace (Rest in peace), you bastard...!

Ezio Auditore da Firenze

I took a speed reading course and read 'War and Peace' in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.

Woody Allen

I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.

Woody Allen

I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle - so all is peace.

Edward Lear

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