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Such “peace” often brings a cold war in which everybody is in hot water. Peace is not the absence of war, as a diamond is not the absence of carbon. Peace must have some positive concept, which brings us to the true concept of peace. Fulton J. Sheen, Life Is Worth Living, 1953

True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice. Martin Luther King, Jr., 1955

Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict — alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence. Attributed to Dorothy Thompson (1893–1961)

Genuine and lasting peace is not merely the absence of armed conflict — peace is the presence of justice and equality. Percival Noel James Patterson

Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with conflict by peaceful means. Ronald Reagan

Nobody’s free until everybody’s free. Fannie Lou Hamer

Let us not accept violence as the way of peace. Let us instead begin by respecting true freedom: the resulting peace will be able to satisfy the world’s expectations, for it will be a peace built on justice, a peace founded on the incomparable dignity of the free human being. Pope John Paul II

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. Abraham Lincoln

If you are tired, keep going; if you are scared, keep going; if you are hungry; keep going; if you want to taste freedom, keep going. Harriet Tubman

When we let freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God’s children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, ‘Free at last! free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.





For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from force of character… Baruch Spinoza

Share your smile with the world. It’s a symbol of friendship and peace. Christie Brinkley

Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth. Menachem Begin

A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father. Frank Abagnale

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To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. Buddha

Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come. Henri Nouwen

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. Albert Einstein

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. Melody Beattie

Peace begins with a smile. Mother Teresa

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You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. Golda Meir

Peace hath higher tests of manhood
Than battle ever knew.
John Greenleaf Whittier

Five great enemies to peace inhabit with us: avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride. If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. Francesco Petrarch

Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war. John Andrew Holmes, Wisdom in Small Doses

If in this present age we were to go back to the old time of “an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth,” there would be very few hon. gentlemen in this House who would not, metaphorically speaking, be blind and toothless. Mr. Graham

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Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence. Henry David Thoreau

He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that’s his problem. Love and peace are eternal. John Lennon

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

The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. Douglas MacArthur

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There is one armor that the world of men and women, as a world, has never yet put on. The churches have long bungled with its fastenings, but the world has gone unfended, and few have been those in whose hands the mystical sword of the spirit has shone with daily use. This armor, waiting to be worn, is the armor of brotherhood and sacrifice, the world of unselfishness, a conquering sword, with the power, where used, to unite the world in love. And there are none who may not put it on. M.A. DeWolfe Howe

If you go, go in Peace it makes the flowers sweeter along the path. Mike Dolan

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If only Peace were the surname of all mankind. Terri Guillemets

Every ambitious would-be empire clarions it abroad that she is conquering the world to bring it peace, security and freedom, and is sacrificing her sons only for the most noble and humanitarian purposes. That is a lie, and it is an ancient lie, yet generations still rise and believe it! Taylor Caldwell, Testimony of Two Men, 1968

I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it. Dwight Eisenhower

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When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. Jimi Hendrix

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. Martin Luther King, Jr.

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. George Orwell

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I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness; I hear the approaching thunder that, one day, will destroy us too. I feel the suffering of millions. And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel that everything will change for the better, that this cruelty too shall end, that peace and tranquility will return once more. Anne Frank

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. Buddha

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Question: How would you like to die?
Walter Cronkite: In my sleep after celebrating the outbreak of permanent world peace.
Proust questionnaire, in Vanity Fair, 1997

The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

In the name of peace
They waged the wars
Ain’t they got no shame
Nikki Giovanni

The real differences around the world today are not between Jews and Arabs; Protestants and Catholics; Muslims, Croats, and Serbs. The real differences are between those who embrace peace and those who would destroy it; between those who look to the future and those who cling to the past; between those who open their arms and those who are determined to clench their fists. William J. Clinton, 1997

The pacifist’s task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war. Vera Brittain, 1964

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If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end. Bayard Rustin

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Francis of Assisi

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Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable. John F. Kennedy

Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight. Hannah Arendt

Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. Buddha

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Lord, bid war’s trumpet cease;
Fold the whole earth in peace.
Oliver Wendell Holmes



I ask of life the best of kindness, sincerity and forgiveness for the wealth of peace. Sri Ismail

We have all taken risks in the making of war. Isn’t it time that we should take risks to secure peace? J. Ramsay MacDonald

We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom. Dwight D. Eisenhower

World peace is a global smile. Terri Guillemets

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An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. Mahatma Gandhi

So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservation, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality, nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit. Christopher McCandless

>>> Knowledge quotes

Religion is meant to teach us true spiritual human character. It is meant for self-transformation. It is meant to transform anxiety into peace, arrogance into humility, envy into compassion, to awaken the pure soul in man and his love for the Source, which is God. Radhanath Swami

I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge. Gerald Jampolsky

You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart. George Michael

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Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding. Ralph Waldo Emerson

One must look hard through history to find when a clear understanding of the truth moved anyone to fire the first shot. Robert Brault

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots. Napoleon Bonaparte

Let there be peace on earth
And let it begin with me.
Seymour Miller & Jill Jackson

I take it that what all men are really after is some form of, perhaps only some formula of, peace. James Conrad

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I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It’s not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It’s the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is ‘Delete.’ Elayne Boosler

No person, no place, and no thing has any power over us, for ‘we’ are the only thinkers in our mind. When we create peace and harmony and balance in our minds, we will find it in our lives. Louise L. Hay

Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness. Marianne Williamson

>>> History quotes

I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace. Muhammad Ali

Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming. John Wooden

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Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means. Ronald Reagan

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. Buddha

Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently won their independence in battle. But in spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace. Pope Francis

Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have everything the world can give – pleasure, possessions, power – but lack peace of mind, you can never be happy. Dada Vaswani

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The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game. Michael Jordan

The word ‘Islam’ means ‘peace.’ The word ‘Muslim’ means ‘one who surrenders to God.’ But the press makes us seem like haters. Muhammad Ali

The Universal Zulu Nation stands to acknowledge wisdom, understanding, freedom, justice, and equality, peace, unity, love, and having fun, work, overcoming the negative through the positive, science, mathematics, faith, facts, and the wonders of God, whether we call him Allah, Jehovah, Yahweh, or Jah. Afrika Bambaataa

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. Mother Teresa

It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war. John F. Kennedy

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If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. Nelson Mandela

Whatever we are waiting for – peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance – it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart. Sarah Ban Breathnach

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence. Henry David Thoreau

Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace. Nelson Mandela

Mother’s love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved. Erich Fromm

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People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. George Orwell

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind. Buddha

Through faith in the Lord Jesus alone can we obtain forgiveness of our sins, and be at peace with God; but, believing in Jesus, we become, through this very faith, the children of God; have God as our Father, and may come to Him for all the temporal and spiritual blessings which we need. George Muller

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Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them. Thomas Kinkade

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all. George Washington

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Peace.— A cessation of those wholesale murders which prevail during three quarters of every century in this enlightened æra, and which are sanctioned and inculcated by all Christian governments under the name of War. “Specimens of a Patent Pocket Dictionary, For the use of those who wish to understand the meaning of things as well as words,” The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, 1824‑5

Right is more precious than peace. Woodrow Wilson

Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon. A happiness weapon. A beauty bomb. And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one. It would explode high in the air — explode softly — and send thousands, millions, of little parachutes into the air. Floating down to earth — boxes of Crayolas. And we wouldn’t go cheap, either — not little boxes of eight. Boxes of sixty-four, with the sharpener built right in. With silver and gold and copper, magenta and peach and lime, amber and umber and all the rest. And people would smile and get a little funny look on their faces and cover the world with imagination. Robert Fulghum

Let us love the world to peace. Quoted in The Angels’ Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994

A warless world will come as men develop warless hearts. Charles Wesley Burns

We shall never be able to effect physical disarmament until we have succeeded in effecting moral disarmament. J. Ramsay MacDonald

Peace is the father of friendship. African proverb

We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace. William Ewart Gladstone

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. Mother Teresa

I’m just hoping that people understand that Islam is peace and not violence. Muhammad Ali

Motherhood has taught me the meaning of living in the moment and being at peace. Children don’t think about yesterday, and they don’t think about tomorrow. They just exist in the moment. Jessalyn Gilsig

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. Saint Francis de Sales