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.
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.
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
Right is more precious than peace.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.
~Dwight D. Eisenhower
Peace begins with a smile..
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.
Lord, bid war’s trumpet cease;
Fold the whole earth in peace.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes
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.
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
Don’t Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold.
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.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
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.
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
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.
Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.
The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.
~Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.
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.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
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.
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
Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.
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