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Peace quotes (63)

If a sufficient number of people who wanted to stop war really did gather together they would first of all begin by making war upon those who disagreed with them. And it is still more certain that they would make war on people who also want to stop wars but in another way.
George Gurdjieff   Category: Peace

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
George Eliot   Category: Peace

The gentlemen may cry Peace peace! But there is no peace. The war has actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that the gentlemen wish? What would they have? 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   Category: Peace

Peace hath her victories no less renowned than War.
John Milton   Category: Peace

The mere absence of war is not peace. The mere absence of recession is not growth.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy   Category: Peace

There never was a good war or a bad peace.
Benjamin Franklin   Category: Peace

Hold out the olive branch.
Proverb   Category: Peace

Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.
Jawaharlal Nehru   Category: Peace

PEACE n. In international affairs a period of cheating between two periods of fighting.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce   Category: Peace

At the present time the alternative is not between change or no change but between change for the better and change for the worse.
Clifford Hugh Douglas   Category: Peace

If we have not peace within ourselves it is in vain to seek it from outward sources.
Fran├žois Duc de La Rochefoucauld   Category: Peace

We love peace but not peace at any price. There is a peace more destructive of the manhood of living man than war is destructive to his body. Chains are worse than bayonets.
Douglas Jerrold   Category: Peace

Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.
Lyndon Baines Johnson   Category: Peace

War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
Thomas Mann   Category: Peace

Freed by full realization and at peace the mind of such a man is at peace and his speech and action peaceful. He has no need for faith who knows the uncreated who has cut off rebirth who has destroyed any opportunity for good or evil and cast away all desire. He is indeed the ultimate man.
Guatama Buddha   Category: Peace

Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line no final deadline no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process the work of many decisions.
Oscar Arias   Category: Peace

Shall I not inform you of a better act than fasting alms and prayers? Making peace between one another: enmity and malice tear up heavenly rewards by the roots.
Prophet Muhammad   Category: Peace

I cease not to advocate peace; even though unjust it is better than the most just war.
Marcus Tullius Cicero   Category: Peace

... peace is a thing which a person must be willing to fight for ...
Abraham Lincoln   Category: Peace

Peace is the evening star of the soul as virtue is its sun; and the two are never far apart.
Charles Caleb Colton   Category: Peace

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
Martin Luther King Jr.   Category: Peace

It isnt enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isnt enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
Eleanor Roosevelt   Category: Peace

To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving the peace.
George Washington   Category: Peace

There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.
A.J. Muste   Category: Peace

The grim fact is that we prepare for war like precocious giants and for peace like retarded pygmies.
Lester Bowles Pearson   Category: Peace

Let him who desires peace prepare for war.
Renatus Flavius Vegetius   Category: Peace

Even war is better than a wretched peace.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus   Category: Peace

They buried the hatchet but in a shallow well-marked grave.
Dorothy Walworth   Category: Peace

It is right to be contented with what we have never with what we are.
James Mackintosh   Category: Peace

Peace cannot be achieved through violence it can only be attained through understanding.
Albert Einstein   Category: Peace

Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller   Category: Peace

Youth is the first victim of war; the first fruit of peace. It takes 20 years or more of peace to make a man; it takes only 20 seconds of war to destroy him.
King Baudouin I   Category: Peace

We make war that we might live in peace.
Aristotle   Category: Peace

Ah when shall all mens good Be each mans rule and universal peace Lie like a shaft of light across the land And like a lane of beams athwart the sea Thro all the circle of the golden year?
Lord Alfred Tennyson   Category: Peace

Since wars begin in the minds of men it is in the minds of men that the defenses of peace must be constructed. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organizations
Unknown   Category: Peace

I feel within me A peace above all earthly dignities A still and quiet conscience.
William Shakespeare   Category: Peace

I would rather have written Fables in Slang than be President.
William Allen White   Category: Peace

If they want peace nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannonshots.
Napoleon Bonaparte   Category: Peace

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   Category: Peace

If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.
Sir Winston Churchill   Category: Peace

The more you sweat in peace the less you bleed in war.
Hyman George Rickover   Category: Peace

It is easier to lead men to combat stirring up their passion than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labours of peace.
Andre Gide   Category: Peace

Peace is an armistice in a war that is continuously going on.
Thucydides   Category: Peace

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
The Bible   Category: Peace

To secure peace is to prepare for war.
Carl von Clausewitz   Category: Peace

I do not want the peace which passeth understanding I want the understanding which bringeth peace.
Helen Adams Keller   Category: Peace

Think not forever of yourselves O Chiefs nor of your own generation. Think of continuing generations of our families think of our grandchildren and of those yet unborn whose faces are coming from beneath the ground.
Peacemaker   Category: Peace

Peace has its victories no less than war but it doesnt have as many monuments to unveil.
Frank McKinney Kin Hubbard   Category: Peace

We seek peace knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.
General Dwight David Eisenhower   Category: Peace

Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
Adlai Ewing Stevenson   Category: Peace

You have to take chances for peace just as you take chances in war. The ability to get to the verge without getting into war is the necessary art. If you try to run away from it if you are scared to go to the brink you are lost.
John Foster Dulles   Category: Peace

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
Thomas Stearns Eliot   Category: Peace

It is far easier to make war than to make peace.
Georges Clemenceau   Category: Peace

I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace harmony health love and abundance. Then whenever doubt anxiety or fear try to call me they keep getting a busy signal and theyll soon forget my number.
Edith Armstrong   Category: Peace

Ask any mans permission when we ask him to obey it.
Theodore Roosevelt   Category: Peace

Just living is not enough ... One must have sunshine freedom and a little flower.
Hans Christian Andersen   Category: Peace

If we have no peace it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
Mother Teresa   Category: Peace

The god of victory is said to be one-handed but peace gives victory on both sides.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   Category: Peace

Peace is not only better than war but infinitely more Arduous.
George Bernard Shaw   Category: Peace

Let us have peace.
Ulysses S. Grant   Category: Peace

In peace as a wise man he should make suitable preparation for war. In pace ut sapiens aptarit idonea bello.
Quintus Horatius Flaccus Horace   Category: Peace

Yes we love peace but we are not willing to take wounds for it as we are for war.
John Andrew Holmes   Category: Peace

Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldnt be peace at any cost but peace based on principle on justice.
Corazon C. Aquino   Category: Peace