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Peace Quotes

There is nothing more agreeable in life than to make peace with the establishment and nothing more corrupting. Alan John Percivale Taylor
The sacrifice which causes sorrow to the doer of the sacrifice is no sacrifice. Real sacrifice lightens the mind of the doer and gives him a sense of peace and joy. The Buddha gave up the pleasures of life because they had become painful to him. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
To be feared is to fear: no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind. Seneca
Do you know what is better than charity and fasting and prayer? It is keeping peace and good relations between people, as quarrels and bad feelings destroy mankind. Prophet Mohammed, Muslim & Bukhari
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
Modern war has decimated many a country; but it has always spawned millions of bureaucrats. They fatten on shortages and thrive on trouble. Peace can never offer such opportunities for exercising petty tyrannies, using red tape to regiment the individual and making life generally unpleasant. Paul Tabori, _The Natural Science of Stupidity_. (New York: ChiltonCompany, 1960), p. 104.
A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace. Gersonides
If peace is equated simply with the absence of war, it can become abject pacifism that turns the world over to the most ruthless. Henry Kissinger
Where the soul is full of peace and joy, outward surrounding and circumstances are of comparatively little account. Hannah Whitall Smith
One of these days, the people are going to demand peace of the government, and the government is going to have to give it to them. Dwight Eisenhower
One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force. David Borenstein
We discovered that peace at any price is no peace at all. Eve Denise Curie
Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none. Richard M. DeVos
The mission before us as ambassadors is to assure peace among, as it were, the diplomatic corps of fellow ambassadors. Thus we are to walk in lowliness humility and meekness, which foster longsuffering and enable us to forbear one another in love. Stephen Shober
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)
The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone. Pope John XXIII
Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people. Jawaharlal Nehru
For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe. Larry Eisenberg
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having. Henry Miller
Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of war Hermocrates of Syracuse
( quotes are updated each month )