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Peace Quotes

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing. C. S. Lewis
To secure peace is to prepare for war. Carl von Clausewitz
Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace Where there is hatred let me sow love Where there is injury, pardon Where there is doubt, faith Where there is despair, hope Where there is darkness, light Where there is sadness, joy. Saint Francis of Assisi
I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. Woody Allen
Johnson himself turned out to be so many different characters he could have populated all of War and Peace and still had a few people left over. Herbert Mitgang
Let tears flow of their own accord: their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony. Seneca
No man can sit down and withhold his hands from the warfare against wrong and get peace from his acquiescence. Woodrow Wilson
Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none. Richard M. DeVos
Let tears flow of their own accord their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony. Seneca
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace where there is hatred, let me sow love where there is injury, pardon where there is doubt, faith where there is despair, hope where there is darkness, light and where there is sadness, joy. Unknown
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having. Henry Miller
You can not gain peace by avoiding life. Virginia Woolf
I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it. Dwight D Eisenhower
It is within the families themselves where peace can begin. Susan Partnow
Every day we do things, we are things that have to do with peace. If we are aware of our life..., our way of looking at things, we will know how to make peace right in the moment, we are alive. Thich Nhat Hanh
No one would be foolish enough to choose war over peace--in peace sons bury their fathers, but in war fathers bury their sons. Croesus of Lydia
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be. Abraham Maslow
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. Melody Beattie
First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others. Thomas a Kempis, Imitation of Christ, 1420
A harvest of peace is produced from a seed of contentment. American Proverb
( quotes are updated each month )