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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

In times of tumult and discord bad men have the most power mental and moral excellence require peace and quiteness.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Indecision regarding the choice among pleasures temporarily robs a man of inner peace. After due reflection, he attains joy by turning away from the lower pleasures and seeking the higher ones.

I Ching

Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.

Gerald G. Jampolsky

Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery Forbid it, Almighty God I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death

Patrick Henry

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God!

Patrick Henry

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains or slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take but as for me; give me liberty or give me death!

Patrick Henry

Israel will not discuss a peace involving the concession of any piece of territory. The neighboring states do not deserve an inch of Israel's land. . . . We are ready for exchange for peace.

David Ben-Gurion

It citizenship would give to persons of the negro race, who were recognized as citizens in any one State of the Union, the right to enter every other state whenever they pleased, singly or in companies, without pass or passport, andwithout obstruction, to sojourn there as long as they pleased, to go where they pleased at every hour of the day or night without molestation, unless they committed some violation of the law for which a white man would be punished it citizenship would give them the full liberty of speech in public and in private upon all subjects upon which its own citizens might speak to hold public meetings upon political affairs, and to keep and carry arms wherever they went. And all this would be done in the face of the subject race of the same color, both free and slaves, inevitably producing discontent and insubordination among them, and endangering the peace and safety of the State.

Roger B. Taney

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