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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 hope that this execution is the last act of the tragedy of the Second World War and that the lesson taken from this world war will be that peace and understanding should exist between peoples. I believe in Germany.

Arthur Seyss-Inquart

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

If I must choose between righteousness and peace, I choose righteousness.

Theodore Roosevelt

If I were to start taking care of my grooming, I would no longer be my own self ... so the hell with it ... I will continue to be unconcerned about it, which surely has the advantage that I'm left in peace by many a fop who would otherwise come to see me.

Albert Einstein

If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known.

George C. Marshall

If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose somber shadow is now thrown over the world, and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences, they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace.

Fridjof Nansen

If one is not at peace with nature, then they have ultimately signed a waiver in which they are forced to give up the peace within themselves as well.

Ahmed Korayem

If peace cannot be maintained with honor, it is no longer peace.

John Russell

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 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 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.

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