1000 Quotes about Peace

“When I shut my eyes on this world I’ll finally have peace.”
Kevin Walker

“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.”
Criss Jami

“Solitude is the house of peace.”
T.F. Hodge

“There comes a time for everybody when words and reasons can become such a great weariness.”
Christopher Pike

“Q: Why do I love thee, O Night?
A: Because you know I will never answer.”

Vera Nazarian

“Listen, Harriet. I do unterstand. I know you don’t want either to give or to take … You don’t want ever again to have to depend for happiness on another person.”

“That’s true. That’s the truest thing you ever said.”

“All right. I can respect that. Only you’ve got to play the game. Don’t force an emotional situation and then blame me for it.”

“But I don’t want any situation. I want to be left in peace.”
Dorothy L. Sayers

“All matters being spiritual; man or woman can only find peace when peace is realized from within.”
T.F. Hodge

“Peace is more of an internal settlement rather than what is visible on the external.”
Criss Jami

“People have been on earth in our present form for only about 100,000 years, and in so many ways we’re still ironing out our kinks. These turtles we’ve been traveling with, they outrank us in longevity, having earned three more zeros than we. They’ve got one hundred million years of success on their resume, and they’ve learned something about how to survive in the world. And this, I think, is part of it: they have settled upon peaceful career paths, with a stable rhythm. If humans could survive another one hundred million years, I expect we would no longer find ourselves riding bulls. It’s not so much that I think animals have rights; it’s more that I believe humans have hearts and minds- though I’ve yet to see consistent, convincing proof of either. Turtles may seem to lack sense, but they don’t do senseless things. They’re not terribly energetic, yet they do not waste energy… turtles cannot consider what might happen yet nothing turtles do threatens anyone’s future. Turtles don’t think about the next generation, but they risk and provide all they can to ensure that there will be one. Meanwhile, we profess to love our own offspring above all else, yet above all else it is they from whom we daily steal. We cannot learn to be more like turtles, but from turtles we could learn to be more human. That is the wisdom carried within one hundred million years of survival. What turtles could learn from us, I can’t quite imagine.”
Carl Safina

“Peace and happiness are powerful weapons against the Egos.”

“Perhaps this was the secret to being at peace: want nothing but what is given to you.”
Amy Waldman

“For you have made us for yourself, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.”
Augustine of Hippo

“With love that knew no fear, the Singer caught his torment, wrapped it all in song and gave it back to him as peace.”
Calvin Miller

“Live near to God, and so all things will appear to you little In comparison to eternal realities.–“
Robert Murray McCheyne

“Being still does not mean don’t move. It means move in peace.”
E’yen A. Gardner

“It’s going to be a hard time; we can count on that. But with all the misery, what opportunities to show mercy and brotherly love in our land, which has sinned so greatly against love. And patience! For now is the time when the victors, in the blind triumph of their victory, are likely to make mistakes. But that’s not our concern, for we shall only be the sufferers, not the agents of suffering. What a power for peace will lie in our own powerlessness if we can only glimpse in it the sign of grace!”
Margot Benary-Isbert

“To be at peace with others you must be at peace with yourself.”
E’yen A. Gardner

“We train the mind so that we can enjoy greater peace, happiness, wisdom & equanimity.”
Allan Lokos

“Ya no va a dolerme el mar,
porque conocí la fuente.”

Gilberto Owen

“The world never leaves one in ignorance or in peace.”

“In the eleven months preceding the outbreak of World War II, 211 treaties of peace were signed. Were these treaties of peace written on paper, or were they written on the hearts of men? And we must ask ourselves as we hear of treaties being written today, whether the treaties of the UN are written with the full cognizance of the fact that those who sign them are responsible before God?”
Fulton J. Sheen

“Women particularly should concern themselves with peace because men by nature are more foolhardy and headstrong, and their overwhelming desire to avenge themselves prevents them from foreseeing the resulting dangers and terrors of war. But woman by nature is more gentle and circumspect. Therefore, if she has sufficient will and wisdom she can provide the best possible means to pacify man.”
Christine de Pizan

“And wasn’t it this bright boy you selected for beating and tortures after hours? Of course it was. We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but everyone made equal. Each man the image of every other; then all are happy, for their are no mountains to make them cower, to judge themselves against. So! A book is a loaded gun in the house next door. Burn it. Take the shot from the weapon. Breach man’s mind. Who knows who might be the target of the well-read man? Me? I won’t stomach them for a minute. And so when houses were finally fireproofed completely, all over the world (you were correct in your assumption the other night) there was no longer need of firemen for the old purposes. They were given the new job, as custodians of our peace of mind, the focus of our understandable and rightful dread of being inferior: official censors, judges and executors. That’s you, Montag, and that’s me.”
Ray Bradbury

“Peace is not the absence of war but the presence of justice.”
Harrison Ford

“I’ve lived through a war. I’ve seen burning corpses on the road side. And yes, I will tell you, peace is the only way out.”
Thisuri Wanniarachchi

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