1000 Quotes about Peace

“For some twenty years the window that opened at the end of the Cold War has been allowed to hang flapping in the wind. It is high time that the five nuclear-weapon states take seriously their commitment to negotiate toward nuclear disarmament.”
Hans Blix

“Davout looked up and gazed intently at him. For some seconds they looked at one another, and that look saved Pierre. Apart from conditions of war and law, that look established human relations between the two men. At that moment an immense number of things passed dimly through both their minds, and they realized that they were both children of humanity and were brothers.”
Leo Tolstoy

“The ocean, the desert, and the jungle are the last strongholds and resorts of peace. (“Fear”)”
P.C. Wren

“Nothing is final in history. It always moves on. Peace must be built again and again.”
Thorbjørn Jagland

“it is a higher glory… to stay war itself with a word, than to slay men with the sword, and to procure or maintain peace by peace, not by war.”
Augustine of Hippo

“Do not expect peace with the enemy whose worth you do not recognize.”
Sorin Cerin

“Peace obtained with conflicts management.”
Toba Beta

“You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You.”
Anonymous

“God never asked us to meet life’s pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demands that we win His favor by assembling an impressive portfolio of good deeds. Instead, He invites us to enter His rest.”
Charles R. Swindoll

“As soon as you stop making everyone else responsible for your happiness, the happier you’ll be.”
Nina Guilbeau

“I only seem negative to the fortunate. That’s because I show the less fortunate that they aren’t less fortunate after all.”
Criss Jami

“I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief. I come into the presence of still water. And I feel above me the day-blind stars waiting with their light. For a time, I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.”

Quoted in the Introduction of Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese”
Wendell Perry

“It’s much easier on the emotions when one sees life as an experiment rather than a struggle for popularity.”
Criss Jami

“The purpose of anthropology is to make the world safe for human differences.”
Ruth Benedict

“I’m really a peaceful sort of coward.”
L.A. Meyer

“War is sweet to those who have not experienced it.”
Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

“Righteous, I like that. Kinda fitting when you think about it. If we danced and shared music, we’d be too busy en-joy-in’ life to start a war.”
E.A. Bucchianeri

“The note of the perfect personality is not rebellion, but peace.”
Oscar Wilde

“We work for peace every time we exercise authority with wisdom and authentic love.”
Jean Vanier

“Since nothing is absolute
There is no absolute silence,
Only an appearance
Of temporary peace.”

Dejan Stojanovic

“People often speak of hell, not wanting to go there, avoiding it..etc. I never had that problem because hell is a state of mind. Look around you; rape, murder, wars, hatred, envy…my friend; you’re already there!!”
Sandra Chami Kassis

“War does not answer war, war does not finish war. The only ending is peace.”
Philippa Gregory

“I do not intend to defend capitalism or capitalists. They, like everything human, have their defects. I only say their possibilities of usefulness are not ended.

Capitalism has borne the monstrous burden of the war and today still has the strength to shoulder the burdens of peace. …

It is not simply and solely an accumulation of wealth, it is an elaboration, a selection, a co-ordination of values which is the work of centuries. …

Many think, and I myself am one of them, that capitalism is scarcely at the beginning of its story.”
Benito Mussolini

“Imagination doesn’t always make you long for what you cannot have, but rather thrive in what you do not have.”
Criss Jami

“How goddamn foolish it is, the war. They’s no war in the worth that’s worth fightin’ for. I don’t care where it is. They can’t tell me any different. Money, money is the thing that causes it all. I wouldn’t be a bit surprised that the people that start wars and promote ’em are the men that make the money, make the ammunition, make the clothing and so forth. Just think of the poor kids that are starvin’ to death in Asia and so forth that could be fed with how much you make one big shell of. ~Alvin “Tommy” Bridges”
Studs Terkel

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