Famous Peace Quotes

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Let him who desires peace prepare for war.

Flavius Vegetius Renatus

Let tears flow of their own accord: their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony.

Seneca

Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans, born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage, and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed, and to which we are committed today, at home and around the world!

John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, 1961

Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.

Noel Coward

Living apart and at peace with myself, I came to realize more vividly the meaning of the doctrine of acceptance. To refrain from giving advice, to refrain from meddling in the affairs of others, to refrain, even though the motives be the highest, from tampering with another's way of life - so simple, yet so difficult for an active spirit. Hands off

Henry Miller

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.

Francis of Assisi

Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace Where there is hatred let me sow love Where there is injury, pardon Where there is doubt, faith Where there is despair, hope Where there is darkness, light Where there is sadness, joy.

Saint Francis of Assisi

Mahatma is one whose soul doesn't rest in peace while there are tears even in a single eye.

B. J. Gupta

Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war.

Dan Quayle, remarks at Arlington National Cemetery

Man is made or unmade by himself Man’s mind is the tool by which he may either Destroy him or build a great joy Strength and peace

Nelson Boswell

Master Chuang Tzu says the spring insect knows nothing of the winter! We can also say suspicion knows nothing of the peace of mind!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Meglio essere felici in questa vita che aspirare a esserlo nella prossima (Better to be content in this life, than aspire to it in the next). Requiescant in pace (Rest in peace).

Ezio Auditore da Firenze

Modern war has decimated many a country; but it has always spawned millions of bureaucrats. They fatten on shortages and thrive on trouble. Peace can never offer such opportunities for exercising petty tyrannies, using red tape to regiment the individual and making life generally unpleasant.

Paul Tabori, _The Natural Science of Stupidity_. (New York: ChiltonCompany, 1960), p. 104.

Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none.

Richard M. DeVos

Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.

Kahlil Gibran

My telephone calls and meetings and decisions were now parts of a prescribed ritual aimed at making peace with the past his calls, his meetings and his decisions were already the ones that would shape America's future. (On transfer of power to Gerald R Ford)

Richard Milhous Nixon

My thinking is that the conclusion of the collapse of these two ideologies, is that it is not for peace we should aspire, but for a solid agreement which would help us separate as efficiently as possible.

Yair Lapid

Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.

Rodan of Alexandria

No man can sit down and withhold his hands from the warfare against wrong and get peace from his acquiescence.

Woodrow Wilson

No one would be foolish enough to choose war over peace--in peace sons bury their fathers, but in war fathers bury their sons.

Croesus of Lydia

Non temete l'oscurita - accettate il suo abbraccio (Fear not the darkness - but welcome its embrace). Requiescant in pace (Rest in peace).

Ezio Auditore da Firenze

Not merely an absence of noise, Real Silence begins when a reasonable being withdraws from the noise in order to find peace and order in his inner sanctuary.

Peter Minard

Not peace at any price! Chains are worse than bayonets.

Douglas William Jerrold

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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