Peace quotes page 2
You can't separate peace
from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he
has his freedom.
I have always been opposed even to the thought of fighting a "preventive war." There
nothing more foolish than to think that war can be stopped by war. You don't "prevent"
anything by war except peace.
Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace.
The motto of war is: "Let the strong survive; let the weak die." The motto of peace
"Let the strong help the weak to survive."
Franklin D. Roosevelt
If we have no peace, it
is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
To a man prepared for
war, peace is assured.
I was once asked why I
don't participate in anti-war demonstrations. I said that I will never
do that, but as soon as you have a pro-peace rally, I'll be there.
I'd kill for a Nobel
never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
cannot find peace in work or in pleasure, in the world or in a convent, but only in one's
in peace is better than living as a king.
African proverb, Hausa
demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.
a hunch that if we leave the planning of world peace to women, we shall have it.
The structure of world
peace cannot be the work of one man or one party or one nation. It
must be a peace which rests on the cooperative effort of the whole world.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Respect for the rights of
others is peace.
The basis of world peace is the teaching which runs through almost all the great
the world. "Love thy neighbor as thyself." Christ, some of the great Jewish teachers, Buddha,
all preached it. Their followers forgot it. What is the trouble between capital and labor, what
is the trouble in many of our communities, but rather a universal forgetting that this teaching
is one of our first obligations.
Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
If you want peace, prepare for war.
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he
becomes your partner.
Nothing is more precious than peace. Peace is the most
basic starting point for the
advancement of humankind.
In order to have peace we must want it, and not always doubt it.
Aristide Briand, Nobel peace prize
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.
Never "for the sake of peace and quiet" deny your own experience or
Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from
educating people to behave more in a divine manner.
The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
If you want to make
peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
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.
In the whole round world of human affairs little is so fatal to peace as
Margaret E. Sangster
Peace is not an absence
of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for
benevolence, confidence, justice.