Peace quotes page 1
Peace, like charity, begins at home.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
We cannot be both the world's leading
champion of peace and the world's leading supplier of
the weapons of war.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good
is only temporary;
the evil it does is permanent.
Peace has its victories, but it takes a brave man to win them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The two words, peace and tranquility, are worth a thousand pieces of
It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it
isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
All we are saying is give peace a chance.
We make war that we may live in peace.
Peace holds within itself trust in the Lord, the trust that He governs
all things and provides all
things, and that He leads towards an end that is good.
Peace is the only battle worth waging.
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult
sacrifice. It demands greater
heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of
It is easier to lead men to
combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct
them toward the patient labors of peace.
Mankind must remember that peace is not God's gift to his
creatures, it is our gift to each
Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Man's greatest blunder has been in trying to make peace with the skies instead of with his
Peace is more than the absence of war. It is a tranquility of order, it is security, liberty
religious, political and economic freedom. It is life with honor, life with the dignity of the
children of God.
What we now want is closer contact and better understanding between individuals and
communities all over the earth, and the elimination of egoism and pride which is always prone
to plunge the world into primeval barbarism and strife... peace can only come as a natural
consequence of universal enlightenment.
He only finds peace who conquers himself, who strives, day by day, after greater
self-possession, greater self-control, greater calmness of mind.
If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow
disarmament - disarmament follows peace.
Bernard Mannes Baruch
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war.
Henry van Dyke
Your inner growth is completely dependent upon the realization that the only way to find
peace and contentment is to stop thinking about yourself. You're ready to grow when you
finally realize that the "I" who is always talking inside will never be content.
Michael A. Singer
But peace does not rest in the
charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds
of all people. So let us not rest all our hopes on parchment and on paper, let us strive to
build peace, a desire for peace, a willingness to work for peace in the hearts and minds of all
of our people. I believe that we can. I believe the problems of human destiny are not beyond
the reach of human beings.
John F. Kennedy
We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Martin Luther King Jr.