Peace Quotes

War is not the quintessential emergency in which man has to prove himself, as my generation learned at its school desks in the days of the Kaiser; rather, peace is the emergency in which we all have to prove ourselves.

Gustav Heinemann

Realize that true happiness lies within you. Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside. Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving. Reach out. Share. Smile. Hug. Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself.

Og Mandino

Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war.

William McKinley

As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties

Arthur Henderson

The true peace of God begins at any spot a thousand miles from the nearest land

Joseph Conrad

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.

Aesop

It ought to be lovely to be old, To be full of the peace that comes with experience And wrinkled ripe fulfillment

D.H. Lawrence

The values a man must cherish as his life-breath are, Truth, Righteousness, Peace, Love and Non violence.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Love is not getting, but giving. Not a wild dream of pleasure and a madness of desire, oh, no, love is not that! It is goodness and honour and peace and pure living Yes, love is that and it is the best thing in the world and the thing that lives the longest.

Henry Van Dyke

For the maintenance of peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks which forerun cannon-shots.

Napoleon

Affirm divine calmness and peace, and send out only thoughts of love and goodwill if you want to live in peace and harmony. Never get angry, for anger poisons your system.

Paramahansa Yogananda

Unlike Christianity, which preached a peace that it never achieved, Islam unashamedly came with a sword.

Stephen Runciman

Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence.

Pervez Musharraf

I never, till now, had a friend who could give me repose; all have disturbed me, and, whether for pleasure or pain, it was still disturbance. But peace overflows from your heart into mine

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.

Pierre Bayle

We need to promote greater tolerance and understanding among the peoples of the world. Nothing can be more dangerous to our efforts to build peace and development than a world divided along religious, ethnic or cultural lines. In each nation, and among all nations, we must work to promote unity based on our shared humanity.

Kofi Annan

Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble; we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.

Woodrow Wilson

He enjoys that perfect peace, that peace beyond all understanding, which comes at its maximum only to the man who has given up golf.

P.G. Wodehouse

A civilized society is one that exhibits the five qualities of truth, beauty, adventure, art and peace.

Alfred North Whitehead

There is peace and rest and comfort in sorrow

Soren Kierkegaard

Meditation is an effort in the beginning. Later on it becomes habitual and gives bliss, joy and peace

Swami Sivananda

The kingdom of God is just behind the darkness of closed eyes, and the first gate that opens to it is your peace

Paramhansa Yogananda

If a person's basic state of mind is serene and calm, then it is possible for this inner peace to overwhelm a painful physical experience. On the other hand, if someone is suffering from depression, anxiety, or any form of emotional distress, then even if he or she happens to be enjoying physical comforts, he will not really be able to experience the happiness that these could bring.

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