Peace quotes

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Albert Einstein

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John F. Kennedy

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix

A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.
– Frank Abagnale

Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.
Nelson Mandela

If you die you’re completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I’m not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I’ve got.
Kurt Cobain

Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace.
Pope Francis

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us, and the world will be as one.
John Lennon

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
– Melody Beattie

Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains.
William Shakespeare

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Aesop

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Buddha

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi

Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
– Erich Fromm

Peace begins with a smile.
Mother Teresa

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.
Henry David Thoreau

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

I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.
Muhammad Ali

Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.
Neil Armstrong

What I’m not confused about is the world needing much more love, no hate, no prejudice, no bigotry and more unity, peace and understanding. Period.
– Stevie Wonder

The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
Karl Marx

Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes.
– Jawaharlal Nehru

It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature’s gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
Jimmy Carter

We’ve climbed the mighty mountain. I see the valley below, and it’s a valley of peace.
George W. Bush

The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.
– Norman Schwarzkopf

Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace.
– Eugene O’Neill

Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.
Adam Smith

We make war that we may live in peace.
Aristotle

Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.
– Gerald Jampolsky

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
– Douglas MacArthur

You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.
– George Michael

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.
– Menachem Begin

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
George Washington

If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
Desmond Tutu

Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
Ronald Reagan

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
Michael Jordan

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
George Orwell

Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.
– Georges Bernanos

It’s never nice to lose someone close to you; unfortunately, life goes on, and we have to make peace with it and move on.
– Francois Hougaard

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
Virginia Woolf