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Inspiring Quotes On Peace That Will Help You Be At Peace With The World

We all have heard about ‘Peace of Mind’. We all talk about it in our daily lives, we ask for peace of mind after a long day at office or mothers ask for it when they have a tough time taming their tiny brats. So what is it? Peace is a state of quietude, tranquillity where we wish to attain serenity, gather positive thoughts and calm our souls. When tired with the daily chores, exhausted physically, mentally and emotionally, we wish to attain peace as it comes as a solace and brings in solitude that helps us regain our lost strength and energy. Famous authors, celebrities and motivational speakers have shared their experiences, views, opinions and thoughts on how to attain peace in the hours of tide. Here is a compilation of quotable quotes and sayings on peaceful mind and soul which will help you face the life riddles and achieve your dreams. Let us browse through the popular quotes and thoughts on peace which will serve as sunshine on a cloudy day.

Our peace shall stand as firm as rocky mountains.

- William Shakespeare

Peace begins with a smile..

- Mother Teresa

A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.

- William Shakespeare

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.

- Virginia Woolf

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

- 1984, George Orwell

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.

- Jimi Hendrix

Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.

- George Carlin

I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.

- Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

God can't give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing.

- C. S. Lewis

If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.

- John Lennon

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

- Mother Teresa

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.

- Mother Teresa

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

- Albert Einstein

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace.

- Milan Kundera

We must come to see that the end we seek is a society at peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.

- Victor Hugo

Love is not getting, but giving; It is goodness, and honor, and peace and pure living.

- Henry Van Dyke

Whatever may be the tensions and the stresses of a particular day, there is always lurking close at hand the trailing beauty of forgotten joy or unremembered peace.

- Meditations of the Heart, Howard Thurman

If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.

- John Lennon

My attitude to peace is rather based on the Burmese definition of peace - it really means removing all the negative factors that destroy peace in this world. So peace does not mean just putting an end to violence or to war, but to all other factors that threaten peace, such as discrimination, such as inequality, poverty.

- Aung San Suu Kyi

These are the things I prize And hold of dearest worth: Light of the sapphire skies, Peace of the silent hills, Shelter of the forests, comfort of the grass, Music of birds, murmur of little rills, Shadows of cloud that swiftly pass, And, after showers, The smell of flowers And of the good brown earth,- And best of all, along the way, friendship and mirth.

- Henry Van Dyke

The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without.

- Gautama Buddha

My opinion is the greatest reward that any government could get is the approval of the people. If the people are happy and the people are at peace and the government has done something for them, that's the greatest reward I think any government could hope for.

- Aung San Suu Kyi

Love should bring joy, it should grant a person peace, but here and not, it was bringing only pain.

- Dear John, Nicholas Sparks

War is not the only arena where peace is done to death.

- Aung San Suu Kyi

The Nobel Peace Prize opened up a door in my heart.

- Aung San Suu Kyi

You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.

- Robert A. Heinlein

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

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peace as a goal is an ideal which will not be contested by any government or nation, not even the most belligerent.

- Aung San Suu Kyi

The Simple Path Silence is Prayer Prayer is Faith Faith is Love Love is Service The Fruit of Service is Peace

- Mother Teresa

Peace is always beautiful.

- Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman

Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.

- Albert Schweitzer

I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Many people think excitement is happiness.... But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.

- The Art of Power, Thich Nhat Hanh

Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it. - Amir

- The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini

It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.

- Aristotle

If you love me as you say you do,' she whispered, 'make it so that I am at peace.

- Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

One of the primary purposes of civilization - and certainly its primary strength - is the guarantee that family life can flourish in unity, peace, and order.

- Robert F. Kennedy

I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.

- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Those who have experienced the most, have suffered so much that they have ceased to hate. Hate is more for those with a slightly guilty conscience, and who by chewing on old hate in times of peace wish to demonstrate how great they were during the war.

- Thor Heyerdahl

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.

- Benjamin Franklin

The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.

- Theodore Roosevelt

I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.

- Woody Allen

Fighting for peace, is like f***ing for chastity

- Hearts in Atlantis, Stephen King

Peace is the only battle worth waging.

- Albert Camus

Nothing is more precious than peace. Peace is the most basic starting point for the advancement of humankind.

- Daisaku Ikeda

If you die you’re completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I’m not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I’ve got.

- Kurt Cobain

I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!

- Patrick Henry

The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

I would like to see every single soldier on every single side, just take off your helmet, unbuckle your kit, lay down your rifle, and set down at the side of some shady lane, and say, nope, I aint a gonna kill nobody. Plenty of rich folks wants to fight. Give them the guns.

- Woody Guthrie

The peace sign is with two fingers not one.

- Sanctuary, Meg Cabot

There was never a bad peace or a good war.

- Benjamin Franklin

Together, we will lead our party back to the White House, and we will lead our country back to safety, prosperity, and peace.

- Donald Trump

My aunt once said that the world would never find peace until men fell at their women's feet and asked for forgiveness.

- On the Road, Jack Kerouac

What we need most is to restore and revive our humanity. We must create a society where people can live with dignity, a society where people can live in peace and happiness. People are tired of games played for power and profit. People are tired of hatred and conflict. They want to live with more wisdom and confidence, and in peace. It may seem like a long and distant path, but I am convinced that the 21st century must see a movement to sow the seeds of peace, happiness and trust in every person's heart. The seeds of a truly humane way of life. I am convinced this is the only path.

- Daisaku Ikeda

Happiness is being at peace, being with loved ones, being comfortable...but most of all, it's having those loved ones.

- Johnny Cash

When the race gets hard to run. It means you just can't take the peace.

- Bob Marley

Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.

- Mahatma Gandhi

If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.

- Marvin Gaye

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson on Self Reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson

When we are mindful, deeply in touch with the present moment, our understanding of what is going on deepens, and we begin to be filled with acceptance, joy, peace and love.

- Thich Nhat Hanh

It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.

- Eleanor Roosevelt

You don't make peace with your friends. That's the bottom line. You end conflicts by trying to find some political resolution.

- Hillary Clinton

If we are to reach real peace in the world, we shall have to begin with the children.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.

- Marianne Williamson

If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a 'peace conference', you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes.

- Joseph Stalin

I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of the peace.

- Baruch Spinoza

If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.

- Thomas Paine

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.

- Anton Chekhov

I only want to live in peace, plant potatoes and dream!

- Moomin: The Complete Tove Jansson Comic Strip, Tove Jansson

America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.

- George W. Bush

Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.

- Confucius

We've climbed the mighty mountain. I see the valley below, and it's a valley of peace.

- George W. Bush

We will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail.

- George W. Bush

The United States, obviously, has a great interest in helping to maintain peace and security in Europe, and we have a formal alliance, NATO, to do so.

- Hillary Clinton

It is the oldest ironies that are still the most satisfying: man, when preparing for bloody war, will orate loudly and most eloquently in the name of peace.

- Watchmen, Alan Moore

Leave behind the passive dreaming of a rose-tinted future. The energy of happiness exists in living today with roots sunk firmly in reality's soil.

- Daisaku Ikeda

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

- The Dhammapada, Gautama Buddha

The soul, at peace, reflects the peace without, Forgetting grief as sunset skies forget The morning's transient shower.

- Emma Lazarus

We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace.

- George W. Bush

It is my conviction that there is no way to peace - peace is the way.

- The Art of Power, Thich Nhat Hanh

It wasn't so long ago that I was a working mom myself. And I know that sometimes, much as we all hate to admit it, it's just easier to park the kids in front of the TV for a few hours, so we can pay the bills or do the laundry or just have some peace and quiet for a change.

- Michelle Obama

There is peace even in the storm

- The Letters of Vincent van Gogh, Vincent van Gogh

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

- Self-Reliance and Other Essays, Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are no absolute rules of conduct, either in peace or war. Everything depends on circumstances.

- Leon Trotsky

The only excuse for war is that we may live in peace unharmed.

- Cicero

If you prayed as much as you complain and quarrel, you'd have a lot less to argue about and much more peace of mind.

- The Purpose of Christmas, Rick Warren

Poetry is an act of peace. Peace goes into the making of a poet as flour goes into the making of bread.

- Pablo Neruda

Those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you give yourself totally to the nonviolence struggle for peace and justice you also find that people give you their hearts and you will never go hungry and never be alone.

- Cesar Chavez

If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.

- Being Peace, Thich Nhat Hanh

For peace to reign on Earth, humans must evolve into new beings who have learned to see the whole first.

- Immanuel Kant

Instead of focusing on the world's problems, give your attention and energy to trust, love, abundance, education and peace. :-)

- The Secret, Rhonda Byrne

That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defense of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.

- Thomas Hobbes

Violence just hurts those who are already hurt...Instead of exposing the brutality of the oppressor, it justifies it.

- Cesar Chavez

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.

- Calvin Coolidge

You know, if people are not pacifists, it's not their fault. It's because society puts them in that spot. You've got to change it. You don't just change a man - you've got to change his environment as you do it.

- Cesar Chavez

Non-violence exacts a very high price from one who practices it. But once you are able to meet that demand then you can do most things.

- Cesar Chavez