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The Best Life Quotes-Top Twenty Peace Quotations

Updated on January 3, 2011

Peace on Earth

It is not only at Christmas time that we wish for Peace on Earth. Throughout the year and throughout our lives we are all wishing for peace.Whether it is in spite of war or just for peace in our lives, there have been many great Peace quotations.

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Peace Quotes

Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace. Amelia Earheart.

Don't tell me peace has broken out........Berolt Brecht.

Nation shall speak peace unto nation. Motto of the BBC 1927

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

Peace hath her victories. No less renowned than war. John Milton

All we are saying is give peace a chance. John Lennon.

Peace will not come out of a clash of arms but out of justice lived and done by unarmed nations in the face of odds. Mahatma Gandhi.

There can be no peace of mind in love.Since the advantage one has secured is never anything other than a fresh starting-point for further desires. Marcel Proust.

To injure an opponent is to injure yourself.To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace Morihei Ueshiba.

In peace sons bury fathers, but war violates the order of nature, and fathers bury sons.

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

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 Gladstone.

My argument is that war makes rattling good history;but peace makes poor reading. Thomas Hardy

The general was essentially a man of peace ,except in his domestic life.  Oscar Wilde.

Whenever I hear about a" peace keeping force" ,I start wondering- why do they want to use force, if they are so interested in peace?  George Carlin.

I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance. People inflict pain on others in the selfish pursuit of their happiness or satisfaction. Yet true happiness comes from a sense of peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved through the cultivation of altruism, of love and compassion, and elimination of ignorance, selfishness, and greed. Dalia Lama.

Peace is costly but is worth the expense. Kikuyu Proverb

Five enemies of peace inhabit us-avarice, ambition,envy,anger and pride;If these were to be banished, we would infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. Petrarch.

If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another. Winston Churchill

 Peace on earth would be the end of civilisation as we know it.  Joseph Heller.


If you have your own favourite Peace quotes, please let me know!


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      Madurai 7 years ago from Online

      you have posted nice quotes here. I have also published a page about Famous Quotes..