Peace Quotes

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.-Jimi Hendrix




Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give – pleasure, possessions, power – but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy.-Dada Vaswani



You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.-Indira Gandh




Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.-Saint Francis de Sales



The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.-Carlos Santana



People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. – George Orwell



Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-John F. Kennedy



Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.-Sallust



I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.-Thomas Paine



An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.-Mahatma Gandhi



Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.-Lyndon B. Johnson



Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.-Francis of Assisi



You cannot find peace by avoiding life.-Virginia Woolf



Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.-William Hazlitt



Peace of mind for five minutes, that’s what I crave.-Alanis Morissette



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



A quiet mind cureth all.-Robert Burton



Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.-Baruch Spinoza


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



Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.-Dwight D. Eisenhower



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



I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.-Sylvia Plath



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 E. Gladstone



If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.-Desmond Tutu



A bad peace is even worse than war.-Tacitus



First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others. – Thomas a Kempis



While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.-Francis of Assisi



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



Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.-Ralph Waldo Emerson



Peace begins with a smile.-Mother Teresa



Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.-Elie Wiesel



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.-John Lennon




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



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



It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.-Thomas Fuller



I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.-Martin Luther King, Jr.



Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence. – Henry David Thoreau



We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we are not at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God.-Thomas Merton



Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism.-Benazir Bhutto



Peace is when time doesn’t matter as it passes by.-Maria Schell



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


We make war that we may live in peace.-Aristotle



It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.-John F. Kennedy



You can find peace amidst the storms that threaten you.-Joseph B. Wirthlin



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.-Eleanor Roosevelt



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



Peace is its own reward. – Mahatma Gandhi



I’m concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet.-Joan Jett



Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.-Buddha


Power to the peaceful!-Michael Franti



As I came to power peacefully, so shall I keep it.-Corazon Aquino



If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.-Henry Miller



Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.-Nelson Mandela



Peace is liberty in tranquillity.-Marcus Tullius Cicero



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



Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.-Buddha


I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace. – Muhammad Ali



One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible.-Daniel Berrigan



For behind all imperialism is ultimately the imperialistic individual, just as behind all peace is ultimately the peaceful individual.-Irving Babbitt



True humility is contentment.-Henri Frederic Amiel

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