Famous Peace Quotes

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If peace is equated simply with the absence of war, it can become abject pacifism that turns the world over to the most ruthless.

Henry Kissinger

If the Prince of Peace should come to earth, one of the first things he would do would be to put psychiatrists in their place.

Aldous Huxley

If there is light in the soul, There will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, There will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, There will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, There will be peace in the world.

Chinese Proverb

If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.

Henry Miller

If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.

George Washington

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

Mother Theresa

If we let ourselves believe that man began with divine grace, that he forfeited this by sin, and that he can be redeemed only by divine grace through the crucified Christ, then we shall find peace of mind never granted to philosophers. He who cannot believe is cursed, for he reveals by his unbelief that God has not chosen to give him grace.

Blaise Pascal

If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you and may posterity forget that ye were once our countrymen.

Samuel Adams

If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day.

Unknown

If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.

Marvin

If you want to live in peace, you must not tell everything that you know, nor judge everything that you see.

Vikrant Parsai

If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.

Moshe Dayan

Imagine there's no countries, it isn't hard to do; nothing to kill or die for, and no religion too. Imagine all the people living life in peace.

John Lennon, Imagine

In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce The cuckoo clock.

Orson Welles

In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.

Orson Welles

In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility.

William Shakespeare

In peace, children inter their parents war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.

Herodotus

In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.

Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus

In peace, continue your art; in war, continue your art; in freedom, continue your art; in captivity, continue your art!

Mehmet Murat ildan

In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue.

Cornelius Tacitus

In the tranquillity of a garden, we detest the war and love the peace much more than any other places!

Mehmet Murat ildan

In the usual (though certainly not in every) public decision on economic policy, the choice is between courses that are almost equally good or equally bad. It is the narrowest decisions that are most ardently debated. If the world is lucky enough to enjoy peace, it may even one day make the discovery, to the horror of doctrinaire free-enterprisers and doctrinaire planners alike, that what is called capitalism and what is called socialism are both capable of working quite well.

John Kenneth Galbraith

In this age when there can be no losers in peace and no victors in war, we must recognize the obligation to match national strength with national restraint.

Lyndon B. Johnson

In this busy world, we should never be a stranger to love and compassion. It is the fertile soil in the garden of peace."

Steve Maraboli

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