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Peace Quotes

This is the true nature of home - it is the place of Peace the shelter, not only from injury, but from all terror, doubt and division. John Ruskin
What we need is Star Peace and not Star Wars. Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery Forbid it, Almighty God I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death Patrick Henry
No man can sit down and withhold his hands from the warfare against wrong and get peace from his acquiescence. Woodrow Wilson
What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared. Napoleon Bonaparte, 1802
In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce The cuckoo clock. Orson Welles
The issues are the same. We wanted peace on earth, love, and understanding between everyone around the world. We have learned that change comes slowly. Paul McCartney, The Observer (1987)
We will not have peace by afterthought. Norman Cousins
Fill your mind with the meaningless stimuli of a world preoccupied with meaningless things, and it will not be easy to feel peace in your heart. Marianne Williamson
Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of war Hermocrates of Syracuse
Genius is entitled to respect only when it promotes the peace and improves the happiness of mankind. Lord Essex
Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of war? Hermocrates of Syracuse
You can not gain peace by avoiding life. Virginia Woolf
In stirring up tumult and strife, the worst men can do the most, but peace and quiet cannot be established without virtue. Cornelius Tacitus
Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war. Dan Quayle, remarks at Arlington National Cemetery
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just an charitable war. William Shakespeare
The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age. H.P. Lovecraft, "The Call of Cthulhu"
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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 enabline it to make its peace with its destiny. George Santayana
( quotes are updated each month )