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Peace Quotes

Updated on December 15, 2012

Peace Quotes

There are various meanings to peace... from a society that lives harmoniously with one another to a state of inner calm.Get inspired by this collection of peace quotes. Famous Peace Quotes, World Peace Quotes, Inner Peace Quotes, War and Peace Quotes and Peace of Mind Quotes.

Famous Peace Quotes

True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.

~Martin Luther King~

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

~Anton Chekov~

One day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but that it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.

~Martin Luther King~

I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace.

~Helen Keller~

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

~Jimi Hendrix~

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

~Thomas Paine~

A smile is the beginning of peace.

~Mother Teresa~

It isn't enough to talk about peace, one must believe it.

And it isn't enough to to believe in it, one must work for it.

~Eleanor Roosevelt~

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.

~Amelia Earhart~

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

~Thomas Jefferson~

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

~Mother Teresa~

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.

~John F Kennedy~

He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.

~Benjamin Franklin~

Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.

~Albert Einstein~

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

~ Ronald Reagan

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One day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal we seek, but that it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.

~Martin Luther King~

World Peace Quotes

I believe that to meet the challenges of our times, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for oneself, one's own family or nation, but for the benefit of all humankind. Universal responsibility is the key to human survival. It is the best foundation for world peace.

~Dalai Lama~

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will live as one.

~John Lennon~

Sooner or later all the people of the world will have to discover a way to live together in peace, and thereby transform this pending cosmic elegy into a creative psalm of brotherhood. If this is to be achieved, man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.

~ Martin Luther King~

Inner Peace Quotes

Responsibility does not only lie with the leaders of our countries or with those who have been appointed or elected to do a particular job. It lies with each of us individually. Peace, for example, starts within each one of us. When we have inner peace, we can be at peace with those around us.

~Dalai Lama~

When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.

~Dalai Lama~

First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.

~Thomas A Kempis~

The mind is never right but when it is at peace within itself.


When a man finds no peace within himself it is useless to seek it elsewhere

~L. A. Rouchefoliocauld~

Peace can become a lens through which you see the world. Be it. Live it. Radiate it out. Peace is an inside job.

~Wayne Dyer~

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

~Albert Schweitzer

War and Peace Quotes

Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.

~George Bernard Shaw~

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

~John F Kennedy~

There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy.

~George Washington~

The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

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

~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

There never was a good war or a bad peace.

~Benjamin Franklin~

The only alternative to war is peace and the only road to peace is negotiations.

~Golda Meir~

Peace of Mind Quotes

Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.

~Brian Tracey~

A mind at peace does not engender wars.


In the final analysis, the hope of every person is simply peace of mind.

~Dalai Lama

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      scar4 7 years ago

      Tolerance, understanding and final peace!

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      Lee Hansen 7 years ago from Vermont

      Peace, love, understanding ...

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      Joyfulmusic90 7 years ago

      Beautiful - thanks for sharing these lovely sentiments! =D