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Peace Quotes

Peace is harmony and calm or stillness. It means the absence of strife and allowing tranquility prevail. With people belonging to different caste, creed, color and nationality, maintaining peace is kind of difficult. But there are international organizations like United Nations which work towards spreading peace and friendship within neighboring countries or different communities. An important political figure called Mahatma Gandhi was involved with the Non-violence Movement which gathered a huge fan following. Read the quotes given below to find out more.

Theodore Roosevelt

A man who is good enough to shed his blood for the country is good enough to be given a square deal after wards.

Ulysses S. Grant

Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace.

Billie Jean King

Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.

Alice Walker

Writing saved me from the sin and inconvenience of violence.

William Lyon Phelps

A cat pours his body on the floor like water. It is restful just to see him.

Malcolm X

Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.

Alice Walker

The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.

Queen Elizabeth II

The lessons from the peace process are clear; whatever life throws at us, our individual responses will be all the stronger for working together and sharing the load.

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Naomi Osaka

I feel like I play better when I'm calm. There is an inner peace I can tap into sometimes during my matches.

Jimmy Carter

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.

Ulysses S. Grant

I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.

Sun Tzu

For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.

Thomas Merton

Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ.

James Russell Lowell

Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.

Marvin Olasky

Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad primarily as an internal struggle to improve.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

John Lennon

You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die.

Nelson Mandela

I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.

Mother Teresa

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given.

Alice Walker

Is solace anywhere more comforting than in the arms of a sister.

Dorothy Day

Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again.

Rafael Nadal

I like fishing. Not actual fishing - I like the peace and quiet of being at sea. It's different.

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Jimmy Carter

We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each others children.

Hillary Clinton

I believe in a zone of privacy.

C. S. Lewis

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

God's finger touched him, and he slept.

Eric Hoffer

A nation without dregs and malcontents is orderly, peaceful and pleasant, but perhaps without the seed of things to come.

Ronald Reagan

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

Where there is righteousness in the heart, there is beauty in the character. When there is beauty in the character, there is harmony in the home. When there is harmony in the home, there is order in the nation. When there is order in the nation, there is peace in the world.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Where there is FAITH, there is LOVE; Where there is LOVE; there is PEACE; Where there is PEACE; there is GOD; Where there is GOD; there is BLISS.

George Santayana

Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.

Rita Mae Brown

A peacefulness follows any decision, even the wrong one.

Kurt Cobain

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.

Desmond Tutu

Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that's where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.

George Eliot

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.

Elie Wiesel

Peace is our gift to each other.

Simone Weil

In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock!

John Greenleaf Whittier

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.

Martin Luther

Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.

Thomas Paine

If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

You can hear the footsteps of God when silence reigns in the mind.

Joe Biden

Quite frankly, Russian aggression in Ukraine and its illegal occupation of Crimea remind us that we still have a good deal more work to do to guarantee the strategic vision of a Europe whole, free and at peace.

Alexander Hamilton

It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.

Malcolm X

Nonviolence is fine as long as it works.

Dalai Lama

Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.

Elie Wiesel

Mankind must remember that peace is not God's gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.

Abraham Lincoln

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man.

Jimmy Carter

We cannot be both the world's leading champion of peace and the world's leading supplier of the weapons of war.

Woodrow Wilson

Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble; we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.

Calvin Coolidge

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. First, the authority of the sovereign. Secondly, a just cause. Thirdly, a rightful intention.

Anton Chekhov

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.

William James

Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.

Kin Hubbard

Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil.

Dalai Lama

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.

John Lennon

All we are saying is give peace a chance.

Robin Williams

The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, 'Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.' She's got a baseball bat and yelling, 'You want a piece of me?'

Leon Trotsky

There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances.

Douglas MacArthur

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.

Elie Wiesel

Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.

Epicurus

Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.

Kin Hubbard

Universal peace sounds ridiculous to the head of an average family.

Osama bin Laden

We do not mind establishing a long-term truce between us and you.

Jim Morrison

When you make your peace with authority, you become authority.

Voltaire

If there were only one religion in England there would be danger of despotism, if there were two, they would cut each other's throats, but there are thirty, and they live in peace and happiness."

Linda Evans

If there's no inner peace, people can't give it to you. The husband can't give it to you. Your children can't give it to you. You have to give it to you.

Laurence Sterne

So long as a man rides his Hobby-Horse peaceably and quietly along the King's highway, and neither compels you or me to get up behind him -- pray, Sir, what have either you or I to do with it?

Cameron Diaz

You haven't partied until you've partied at dawn in complete silence with Buddhist monks.

John Lennon

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.

Robin Williams

The Second Amendment says we have the right to bear arms, not to bear artillery.

Benjamin Franklin

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.

George Harrison

When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.

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Harry S. Truman

It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.

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.

Christopher Morley

I had a million questions to ask God: but when I met Him, they all fled my mind; and it didn't seem to matter.

John Lennon

Guilt for being rich, and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn't enough and you have to go and get shot or something.

Gautama Buddha

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.

Mother Teresa

The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between.

Andrew Jackson

Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting term.

Martin Luther

Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.

Albert Camus

There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Open the gates of wisdom, tear the veil of ignorance, enter the abode of Divine Bliss. Rest in peace forever.

Norman Vincent Peale

The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.

Nelson Mandela

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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.

Desmond Tutu

If you want peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.

Adolf Hitler

Mankind has grown strong in eternal struggles and it will only perish through eternal peace.

Thomas Jefferson

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Helen Keller

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.

Gautama Buddha

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.

Andrew Jackson

Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.

Albert Schweitzer

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

George Carlin

Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.

Queen Elizabeth II

In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides, we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945.

Michael Jordan

The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.

Gautama Buddha

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.

Albert Einstein

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

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.