Quotes About Peace

Awesome Quotes and Sayings About Peace

Quotations & Citations:


We shall never be able to effect physical disarmament until we have succeeded in effecting moral disarmament.

~J. Ramsay MacDonald


Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.

~Martin Luther King Jr.


When we have peace in our hearts and minds, we draw peace into our lives


A warless world will come as men develop warless hearts.

~Charles Wesley Burns


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 live as one.

~John Lennon


It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.

~Chuck Palahniuk, Diary


Each one has to find his peace from within.  And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstance


Right is more precious than peace.

~Woodrow Wilson


An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.

~Mahatma Gandhi


We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.

~Dwight D. Eisenhower


You cannot find peace by avoiding life

Peace begins with a smile..

~Mother Teresa


We have all taken risks in the making of war. Isn’t it time that we should take risks to secure peace?

~J. Ramsay MacDonald


You cannot find peace by avoiding life.

~Virginia Woolf


Lord, bid war’s trumpet cease;
Fold the whole earth in peace.

~Oliver Wendell Holmes


Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and right doing there is a field.
I’ll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass
the world is too full to talk about.



Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.

~George Carlin


Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war.

~John Andrew Holmes, Wisdom in Small Doses


First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others


Don’t Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold.

~Bob Marley


Five great enemies to peace inhabit with us: avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride. If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.

~Francesco Petrarch


If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.

~John Lennon


A smile is the beginning of peace


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

~Albert Einstein


Peace hath higher tests of manhood
Than battle ever knew.

~John Greenleaf Whittier


Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.

~Milan Kundera


You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

~Golda Meir


When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.


If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that’s a problem. Peace and love are eternal.

~John Lennon


Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.

~Mahatma Gandhi


The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.

~Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit


Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.


The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.

~Mahatma Gandhi


Dad, how do soldiers killing each other solve the world’s problems?

~Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes


If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.

~Napoleon Bonaparte


Trade your expectation for appreciation and the world changes for you


Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without.

~Gautama Buddha


Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson


Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?

~David Baldacci, The Camel Club


If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

~Mother Teresa


The cure for anything is salt water - tears, sweat, or the sea

You have peace,” the old woman said, “when you make it with yourself.

~Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven


We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.

~William Ewart Gladstone


You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don’t ever count on having both at once.

~Robert A. Heinlein


The Simple Path
Silence is Prayer
Prayer is Faith
Faith is Love
Love is Service
The Fruit of Service is Peace

~Mother Teresa


Life is either a daring adventure or nothing


Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.

~Albert Schweitzer


Peace is more than the absence of war. Peace is accord. Harmony.

~Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone


Many people think excitement is happiness…. But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.

~Thich Nhat Hanh, The Art of Power


It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.



World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion.

~Dalai Lama XIV