Quotes and Sayings about Peace



"Together, we can create a world in which peace is real; in which every human being can thrive; in which all share the promise of our century. I believe we can succeed."
- Abdallah II
(Related: Peace, Being, Promise, Succeed, World)

"We have nothing in our history or position to invite aggression; we have everything to beckon us to the cultivation of relations of peace and amity with all nations."
- Franklin P. Adams
(Related: History, Peace, Aggression, Nations, Nothing)

"At that time, the army leadership said the implementation of this agreement would allow everyone, including the IRA, to take its political objectives forward by peaceful and democratic means."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Leadership, Time, Agreement, Army, Objectives)

"Sinn Fein has productively taken the example of South Africa and, as we develop the peace process, we continue to use examples from South Africa."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Peace, Example)

"But if republicans are to prevail, if the peace process is to be successfully concluded and Irish sovereignty and re-unification secured, then we have to set the agenda - no-one else is going to do that."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Peace, Irish, Republicans)

"Making peace, I have found, is much harder than making war."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: War, Peace)

"Sinn Fein has demonstrated the ability to play a leadership role as part of a popular movement towards peace, equality and justice."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Equality, Leadership, Peace, Ability, Justice, Play, Popular)

"The Constitution shall never be construed... to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."
- Samuel Adams
(Related: People, Constitution, states, United)

"To insure peace of mind ignore the rules and regulations."
- George Ade
(Related: Peace, Mind, Rules)

"Before, for me, peace could have been synonymous with boredom."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Peace, Boredom)

"The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Nature, Peace, Science, Soul, Goal, Being, Human nature, Mind, Understanding)

"Few are there that will leave the secure seclusion of the scholar's life, the peaceful walks of literature and learning, to stand out a target for the criticism of unkind and hostile minds."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Life, Criticism, Learning, Literature, Will)

"None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled utopia than that of eternal peace."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Peace, Utopia)

"A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety."
- Aesop
(Related: Peace, Anxiety)

"It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace."
- Anna Akhmatova
(Related: Peace, Time)

"What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills, and strike a league with destiny."
- William R. Alger
(Related: God, Peace, Victory, Destiny, Will)

"When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Peace, Man, World)

"I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Peace, Religion, Islam)

"This October, we renew the fight against domestic violence and abuse in America. Together, we can eliminate domestic violence from homes across the country and ensure that our children grow up in healthy, peaceful communities."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Abuse, America, Children, Country, Fight, October, Violence)

"Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results."
- James Allen
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Results, Right)

"Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Results, Right, Will)

"I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Peace, War, Russia)

"I can promise you that women working together - linked, informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Peace, Women, Promise, Prosperity)

"The Canadians have managed to live peacefully with their Indians. It is disgrace that the United States has not done the same."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Disgrace, states, United)

"The idea of the peace movement and of people who spent their entire lives trying to have a more egalitarian, just society, suddenly became swamped by the record industry, by the new rock and roll culture, and by the idea of not trusting anyone over thirty."
- David Amram
(Related: Peace, Society, People, Idea, Culture, Trying)

"Every nation sincerely desires peace; and all nations pursue courses which if persisted in, must make peace impossible."
- Norman Angell
(Related: Peace, Nation, Nations)

"Many African leaders refuse to send their troops on peace keeping missions abroad because they probably need their armies to intimidate their own populations."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Peace, African, Leaders, Troops)

"As I came to power peacefully, so shall I keep it."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Power)

"Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: Peace, Hope, Justice, Will)

"Peace for us means the destruction of Israel. We are preparing for an all-out war, a war which will last for generations."
- Yasser Arafat
(Related: Peace, War, Destruction, Generations, Israel, Will)

"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
(Related: Peace, Delight, Desire, Mind)

"I will work to bring peace to everyone - whatever economic level - as long as you are Haitian."
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Related: Peace, Work, Will)

"Peace in the head, peace in the stomach."
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Related: Peace)

"We must all make peace so that we can all live in peace."
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Related: Peace)

"We make war that we may live in peace."
- Aristotle
(Related: Peace, War, May)

"I believe we can and should have it all. Lower deficits but higher spending. More peace with a bigger military that goes off and kills terrorists and whatnot. A cleaner environment without forcing SUVs off the road."
- Craig Armstrong
(Related: Peace, Environment, Military, Road)

"Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Men, Peace, Earth, First, July, Mankind, Moon)

"Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Death, Life)

"Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love."
- Francis of Assisi
(Related: Love, Peace, Hatred)

"While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart."
- Francis of Assisi
(Related: Peace, Heart)

"After all, I long to be in America again, nay, if I can go home to return no more to Europe, it seems to me that I shall ever enjoy more peace of mind, and even Physical comfort than I can meet with in any portion of the world beside."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Home, Peace, America, Comfort, Europe, Mind, World)

"The purpose of all wars, is peace."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Peace, Purpose)

"The purpose of all war is peace."
- Saint Aurelius Augustine
(Related: Peace, War, Purpose)

"Dear Lord; we beg but one boon more: Peace in the hearts of all men living, peace in the whole world this Thanksgiving."
- Joseph Auslander
(Related: Men, Peace, Living, Thanksgiving, World)

"To craftsmanship we shall add statesmanship in the capitol of peace."
- Warren R. Austin
(Related: Peace, Statesmanship)

"It is better we disintegrate in peace and not in pieces."
- Nnamdi Azikiwe
(Related: Peace)

"Let love flow so that it cleanses the world. Then man can live in peace, instead of the state of turmoil he has created through his past ways of life, with all those material interests and earthly ambitions."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Love, Life, Peace, Man, Past, State, World)

"For behind all imperialism is ultimately the imperialistic individual, just as behind all peace is ultimately the peaceful individual."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Peace)

"If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Peace, Dream, Day, Name)

"The idea is that they wouldn't want to deal with militant Islam but an Islam and Muslims who are committed to progress, committed to development, who like peace and are moderate in their ways. So that's what we are doing here."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Peace, Idea, Development, Progress, Islam, Want)

"Peace congresses often start by dealing with some of the less important questions in excessive detail, so at the end there is no time to discuss the most important problems."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Time, Detail, End, Problems, Questions)

"There is one criticism which cannot be leveled at interparliamentary conferences but which is applicable to a great extent to peace congresses: the meetings waste time."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Time, Criticism, Meetings, Waste)

"Indeed; peace literature is almost exclusively read, though to good effect, by pacifists, while what is needed is the canvassing of those who have not so far been won to the cause."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Cause, Effect, Literature)

"On the other hand, the waging of peace as a science, as an art, is in its infancy. But we can trace its growth, its steady progress, and the time will come when there will be particular individuals designated to assume responsibility for and leadership of this movement."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Leadership, Peace, Time, Art, Science, Progress, Growth, Responsibility, Will)

"There are those who believe we have need of more literature, of a large international publishing house, of a great peace newspaper, or the like. I am rather skeptical about this idea."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Idea, Literature, Publishing)

"A sign that a peace association is going adrift is its exclusion of other political parties, with whom it could collaborate effectively on most of the problems besetting the cause of peace."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Cause, Problems)

"Waging war we understand, but not waging peace, or at any rate less consciously so."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: War, Peace)

"But I feel convinced, and I venture even to prophesy in this regard, that the time will come when there will also be a minister of peace in the cabinet, seated beside the ministers of war."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Time, War, Will)

"Today's date, the eighteenth of May, should sometime become an occasion of great international celebration, for on this day ten years ago the first Peace Conference opened at The Hague."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Day, First, May, Today, Years)

"The generation which lived through the Second World War is disappearing. Post-war generations see Europe's great achievements - liberty, peace and prosperity - as a given."
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Related: Peace, War, Europe, Generations, Liberty, Post, Prosperity, World, World war)

"It is a quiet and peaceful place - and a fitting place for the remains of this greatest of sea tragedies to rest."
- Robert D. Ballard
(Related: Quiet, Rest, Sea)

"Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!"
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Peace, Science, Fate, Tax, Gifts, Liberty, Nation)

"We want peace, but not at any price."
- Ehud Barak
(Related: Peace, Want)

"I think the American people are very smart in understanding our country is very trustworthy with nuclear weapons. We've had them from the beginning. But they have also been critical for keeping the world more at peace than it would have been if it hadn't been for the American nuclear umbrella."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Peace, People, American, Beginning, Country, Understanding, Weapons, World)

"They may call me a sinner, but I am at peace with myself."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Peace, May)

"Actually, I feel music becoming more and more important. It's a big source of inspiration. With what's going on in the world, we feel almost desperate. Music also brings you peace."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Music, Peace, Inspiration, World)

"Let us not deceive ourselves; we must elect world peace or world destruction."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Peace, Destruction, World)

"If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament - disarmament follows peace."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: History, Peace, Past, Years)

"We are a Nation of peace and compassion, yet these people have and will devote every fiber of their beings to the destruction of Americans and our Country."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Peace, People, Americans, Compassion, Country, Destruction, Nation, Will)

"The people were simpler, more peaceable and friendly in their manners and dispositions; and assassinations, which give the southern provinces so ill a reputation, were almost unknown."
- Henry Walter Bates
(Related: People, Manners, Reputation)

"It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling."
- Pierre Bayle
(Related: Peace, Disorder, Intolerance)

"When I lived in New York, not only did I have safety locks on the door but I had the music going, keeping the city at a distance, trying to find creative time and peace and so forth."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Music, Peace, Time, Safety, Trying)

"Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow."
- Melody Beattie
(Related: Peace, Gratitude, Vision, Past, Sense, Today, Tomorrow)

"Winning the peace is harder than winning the war."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Peace, War, Winning)

"And I've come to the place where I believe that there's no way to solve these problems, these issues - there's nothing that we can do that will solve the problems that we have and keep the peace, unless we solve it through God, unless we solve it in being our highest self. And that's a pretty tall order."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: God, Peace, Being, Nothing, Order, Pretty, Problems, Self, Will)

"You cannot make peace with terrorists. The normal dividing lines between war and peace do not apply."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Peace, War)

"Peace does not include a vendetta; there will be neither winners nor losers."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Peace, Will)

"Peace, if it ever exists, will not be based on the fear of war but on the love of peace."
- Julien Benda
(Related: Love, Peace, War, Fear, Will)

"I too hope in this short reign to be a man of peace."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Peace, Hope, Man)

"There is no question that al-Qaida operatives are currently active in Iraq. A premature exit before the threat they represent has been dealt with would endanger America and the prospects of eventual peace in the Middle East."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: Peace, America, Iraq, Question)

"If we are surrounded by the trivial and the vicious, it is all too easy to make our peace with it."
- William Bennett
(Related: Peace)

"The man who gets drunk in peacetime is a coward. The man who gets drunk in wartime goes on being a coward."
- Jose Bergamin
(Related: Being, Man)

"If they had killed by father and my mother and all my friends, yet if they had come to treat of peace, they ought to have gone in peace."
- William Berkeley
(Related: Peace, Mother, Father, Friends)

"We all say no to war, we are all for justice and peace. But sometimes in order to maintain peace, armed action is necessary. But we hope it won't be the case."
- Silvio Berlusconi
(Related: Peace, War, Action, Hope, Justice, Order)

"Hunger and sex still dominate the primitive mammalian side of human existence, but at the present time it looks as if humanity were within sight of their satisfaction. Permanent plenty, no longer a Utopian dream, awaits the arrival of permanent peace."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Peace, Time, Sex, Dream, Existence, Humanity, Hunger, Present, Satisfaction, Sight)

"Political and social events must also be effective, but not in a very obvious fashion. But political confusion and prolonged peace undoubtedly affect creative thought but whether they respectively hinder or help it is not at all certain."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Peace, Thought, Confusion, Events, Fashion, Help, Obvious)

"Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air."
- Georges Bernanos
(Related: Peace, Flowers, Nothing)

"There is no peace because the making of peace is at least as costly as the making of war - at least as exigent, at least as disruptive, at least as liable to bring disgrace and prison and death in its wake."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Death, Peace, War, Disgrace, Prison)

"I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Peace, Time, Tax, Grace, Grief, Rest, World)

"There is always a certain peace in being what one is, in being that completely."
- Ugo Betti
(Related: Peace, Being)

"It is not possible to create peace in the Middle East by jeopardizing the peace of the world."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Peace, World)

"The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of common man."
- William Beveridge
(Related: Government, Happiness, Peace, War, Glory, Man)

"Military hardliners called me a 'security threat' for promoting peace in South Asia and for supporting a broad-based government in Afghanistan."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Government, Peace, Afghanistan, Military)

"The next few months are critical to Pakistan's future direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace, fighting terrorism and working for social justice."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Peace, Direction, Fighting, Future, Justice, Months, State, Terrorism)

"The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity, and opportunity to progress."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Government, Peace, People, Opportunity, Progress, Dignity, Security)

"Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Peace, Democracy, Terrorism)

"You who live your lives in cities or among peaceful ways cannot always tell whether your friends are the kind who would go through fire for you. But on the Plains one's friends have an opportunity to prove their mettle."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Opportunity, Cities, Fire, Friends)

"I also hear your president say that war is the means of last resort and I think he means that. I met him last autumn and he assured me that they wanted to come through and disarm Iraq by peaceful means, and that's what we are trying to do as hard as we can."
- Hans Blix
(Related: War, Autumn, Iraq, President, Trying)

"The United States and Israel have a unique relationship based on our mutual commitment to democracy, freedom, and peace. Therefore, just as our commitment to these principles must be steadfast, so must our support for Israel."
- John Boehner
(Related: Peace, Commitment, Democracy, Freedom, Israel, Principles, states, Support, United)

"The aggressive, unprovoked acts of violence against Israel by Hezbollah and Hamas are revealing. It is clear they don't want peace, but rather seek the ultimate destruction of Israel."
- John Boehner
(Related: Peace, Destruction, Israel, Violence, Want)

"If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Peace, Nations, Want)

"My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions which I carried out during many conflicts, which very often occurred between brothers of the same country, are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations based on personal ambitions."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Peace, Actions, Brothers, Calculations, Country, Motives)

"I'm not aiming for the Nobel Peace Prize!"
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Peace)

"But since independence, Gabon is one of the few countries in Central Africa that enjoys peace and stability."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Peace, Countries, Independence, Stability)

"Let peace, descending from her native heaven, bid her olives spring amidst the joyful nations; and plenty, in league with commerce, scatter blessings from her copious hand!"
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Peace, Blessings, Commerce, Heaven, Nations, Spring)

"One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force."
- David Borenstein
(Related: Peace, Force, Man)

"Therefore I feel that the aforementioned guiding principle must be modified to read: If you desire peace, cultivate justice, but at the same time cultivate the fields to produce more bread; otherwise there will be no peace."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Peace, Time, Desire, Justice, Will)

"Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Peace, Time, Duty, Help, Law, Public, Safety)

"Though no one wants war, Congress needed to give the President the authority he needs to protect America while encouraging the use of diplomacy and negotiations to try and arrive at a peaceful solution to this problem."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: War, Encouraging, America, Authority, Congress, Diplomacy, Needs, President, Solution)

"The Paris peace talks kept a roof over my head and food on the table and clothes on my back because if something was said going in or coming out, I had the rent for the month."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Food, Peace, Clothes, Paris)

"We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: War, Peace, Killing, Living)

"Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: War, Peace, Giants, Killing, Living, World)

"And the annual meetings of the League's Assembly are in effect official peace congresses binding on the participating states to an extent that most statesmen a quarter of a century ago would have regarded as utopian."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Peace, Effect, Meetings, states)

"As a result of the World War and of a peace whose imperfections and risks are no longer denied by anyone, are we not even further away from the great aspirations and hopes for peace and fraternity than we were one or two decades ago?"
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Peace, War, Aspirations, Result, World, World war)

"Let us return, however, to the League of Nations. To create an organization which is in a position to protect peace in this world of conflicting interests and egotistic wills is a frighteningly difficult task."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Peace, Nations, World)

"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
(Related: Peace, Heart, Abundance, Awareness, Contentment, Grace, Mind, Open, Waiting, Will)

"Don't tell me peace has broken out."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: Peace)

"What they could do with 'round here is a good war. What else can you expect with peace running wild all over the place? You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: Peace, War, Running, Trouble)

"You know, the country is basically peaceful."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Country)

"If this phrase of the 'balance of power' is to be always an argument for war, the pretext for war will never be wanting, and peace can never be secure."
- John Bright
(Related: Peace, War, Power, Argument, Will)

"I am for peace, retrenchment and reform, the watchword of the great Liberal Party thirty years ago."
- John Bright
(Related: Peace, Liberal, Party, Reform, Years)

"I awake with a not entirely sickened knowledge that I am merely young again and in a funny way at peace, an observer who is aware of time's chariot, aware that some metamorphosis has occurred."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Funny, Peace, Time, Knowledge)

"You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself, and for the firefighter it is fire."
- Larry Brown
(Related: Life, Peace, Fire)

"A peacefulness follows any decision, even the wrong one."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Decision, Wrong)

"It is time for the government of China to stop holding innocent religious figures in captivity merely for peacefully protesting China's occupation of Tibet."
- Sam Brownback
(Related: Government, Time, Occupation, Religious)

"I've also gotten to play in front of a million people in Central Park when there was a grass roots movement calling for nuclear disarmament - it was about 1982 - they called it Peace Sunday."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Peace, People, Play)

"To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment for having disturbed the reader's peace. The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding."
- Anatole Broyard
(Related: Peace, Possibility, Punishment, Writer)

"The European Union is the world's most successful invention for advancing peace."
- John Bruton
(Related: Peace, Successful, Invention, World)

"Since creation of the E.U. a half century ago, Europe has enjoyed the longest period of peace in its history."
- John Bruton
(Related: History, Peace, Creation, Europe)

"But if Russia is to be part of this larger zone of peace it cannot bring into it its imperial baggage. It cannot bring into it a policy of genocide against the Chechens, and cannot kill journalists, and it cannot repress the mass media."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Peace, Policy, Genocide, Media, Russia, Zone)

"We should be therefore supporting a larger Europe, and in so doing we should strive to expand the zone of peace and prosperity in the world which is the necessary foundation for a stable international system in which our leadership could be fruitfully exercised."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Leadership, Peace, Europe, Prosperity, World, Zone)

"To increase the zone of peace is to build the inner core of a stable international zone."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Peace, Zone)

"There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness."
- John Buchan
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Joy, May)

"Peace is that state in which fear of any kind is unknown."
- John Buchan
(Related: Peace, Fear, State)

"They say in the grave there is peace, and peace and the grave are one and the same."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Peace, Grave)

"Peace to the shacks! War on the palaces!"
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Peace, War)

"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
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Wisdom, Family, Health, Control, Discipline, Virtue, First, Man, Mind, Will)

"Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace."
- Buddha
(Related: Peace, Thoughts)

"Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace."
- Buddha
(Related: Peace, Word, Words)

"Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind."
- Buddha
(Related: Peace, Envy, Mind)

"Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without."
- Buddha
(Related: Peace)

"Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue."
- Buddha
(Related: Wisdom, Life, Virtue, Deeds, Earth, Guidance, Light, Mind, Needs)

"Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too."
- Frederick Buechner
(Related: Peace, Knowledge, Compassion, Feeling, Joy, Skin)

"Mr. Chamberlain desires to avert the threat to England's peace by making England, in alliance with Germany, stronger than her rivals and so to force them to renounce their hostile intentions against her."
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Related: Peace, Alliance, EnglForce, Germany, Intentions)

"The United Nations is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world."
- Ralph Bunche
(Related: Hope, Nations, United, World)

"We remain at peace with all nations, and no efforts on my part consistent with the preservation of our rights and the honor of the country shall be spared to maintain a position so consonant to our institutions."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Peace, Country, Rights, Honor, Nations)

"Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room."
- Anthony Burgess
(Related: Peace, War, Americans, Care, Leisure, Living, Retirement, Will)

"The roster of Nobel Peace Prize winners, though it has some strange people on it from time to time, tends to feature folks who fought for social justice in a nonviolent and constructive way somehow."
- Guy Burgess
(Related: Peace, Time, People, Justice)

"We are a nation of communities... a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky."
- George H. W. Bush
(Related: Diversity, Light, Nation, Sky, Stars)

"We will stand up for our friends in the world. And one of the most important friends is the State of Israel. My administration will be steadfast in support Israel against terrorism and violence, and in seeking the peace for which all Israelis pray."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Peace, Friends, Israel, State, Support, Terrorism, Violence, Will, World)

"We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Peace, Aggression, Dictators, Nations, Quick)

"We've climbed the mighty mountain. I see the valley below, and it's a valley of peace."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Peace)

"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
(Related: Peace, America, Beliefs, Desire, Dignity, Rights, Man, Mission, Nation, Woman)

"I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we're really talking about peace."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Peace, War, Talk, Talking, Want)

"For all who love freedom and peace, the world without Saddam Hussein's regime is a better and safer place."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Love, Peace, Freedom, World)

"Free nations are peaceful nations. Free nations don't attack each other. Free nations don't develop weapons of mass destruction."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Destruction, Nations, Weapons)

"I rejected the armed struggle because, as a Christian, I am committed to a nonviolent and peaceful struggle. But people take their own initiatives, because it is a Lebanon type of situation here."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: People, Christian, Struggle)

"John Paul II, above all, managed to contain the huge mass of frustration, of hate that had accumulated in that region, in favour of a peaceful transition. This was, without doubt, something that changed European history."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: History, Doubt, Frustration, Hate)

"The conditions which now exist in Germany make it impossible for industrial production to reach the levels which the occupying powers agreed were essential for a minimum German peacetime economy."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Economy, Germany, Now, Production)

"Freedom from militarism will give the German people the opportunity, if they will but seize it, to apply their great energies and abilities to the works of peace."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Peace, People, Opportunity, Freedom, Will)

"I hope that the German people will never again make the mistake of believing that because the American people are peace-loving, they will sit back hoping for peace if any nation uses force or the threat of force to acquire dominion over other peoples and other governments."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Peace, Mistake, People, Hope, American, Force, Nation, Will)

"It is not in the interest of the German people or in the interest of world peace that Germany should become a pawn or a partner in a military struggle for power between the East and the West."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Peace, Power, People, Germany, Interest, Military, Struggle, World)

"It will give them the opportunity to show themselves worthy of the respect and friendship of peace-loving nations, and in time, to take an honorable place among members of the United Nations."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Friendship, Time, Peace, Opportunity, Nations, Respect, United, Will)

"What we want is a lasting peace. We will oppose soft measures which invite the breaking of the peace."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Peace, Want, Will)

"The American people want peace. They have long since ceased to talk of a hard or a soft peace for Germany."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Peace, People, American, Germany, Talk, Want)

"We have learned that peace and well-being are indivisible and that our peace and well-being cannot be purchased at the price of peace or the well-being of any other country."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Peace, Country)

"Death doesn't frighten me; now I can think peacefully of ending a long life."
- Jeanne Calment
(Related: Death, Life, Ending, Now)

"I go gladly to my wife and boy, and I leave this world at peace with every one in it and at peace with God."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Peace, Wife, God, World)

"There will be no lasting peace either in the heart of individuals or in social customs until death is outlawed."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Death, Peace, Heart, Will)

"From a Christian point of view of course we do want a peaceful world, and I think September 11 did actually make people aware not only of vulnerability and how transitory life is, but there are forces of good and honor and justice which speak to us of God and his love for us."
- George Carey
(Related: Life, Love, God, People, Christian, Honor, Justice, Vulnerability, Want, World)

"Now for my own case, I bless the Lord that, for all that hath been said of me, my conscience doth not condemn me. I do not say I am free of sin, but I am at peace with God through a slain Mediator; and I believe that there is no salvation but only in Christ."
- Donald Cargill
(Related: Peace, God, Christ, Conscience, Now, Salvation, Sin)

"Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity."
- George Carlin
(Related: Peace, Fighting, Virginity)

"And we ought to work our diplomacy first and I think it's a reason it's going to respond increasingly to our diplomacy particularly with the president's direct involvement in the peace process, and I think that's extraordinarily important."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Peace, Work, Diplomacy, First, President, Reason)

"While at the same time knowing that once he had gone down that road, once it was clear that his life was never a peaceful one from that moment on. He always knew that there was somebody that would like to kill him."
- Keith Carradine
(Related: Life, Time, Road)

"Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace."
- Alexis Carrel
(Related: Peace, Religion, Strength, Light, Man, Spiritual)

"Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined."
- Johnny Carson
(Related: Success, Health, Peace, Job, Will)

"We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Peace, Children, Killing, Will)

"War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Peace, War, Children, Evil, Killing, May, Will)

"We cannot be both the world's leading champion of peace and the world's leading supplier of the weapons of war."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Peace, War, Leading, Weapons, World)

"Sadat was a great and good man, and his most bitter and dangerous enemies were people who were obsessed with hatred for his peaceful goals."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: People, Goals, Enemies, Hatred, Man)

"It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Love, Peace, Nature, Children, Earth, Gifts, Honor, Will)

"I don't believe in being mean to anyone. I'm a really peaceful person. That's something I get from my family."
- Nick Carter
(Related: Family, Being)

"The quest for peace begins in the home, in the school and in the workplace."
- Silvia Cartwright
(Related: Peace, Home, Quest, School)

"If we are genuinely committed to promoting a culture of peace, as individuals we must look to our values and ensure that we all exhibit a peace loving life to our nation's children."
- Silvia Cartwright
(Related: Life, Peace, Values, Children, Culture, Nation)

"As a privileged survivor of the First World War, I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed, but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: Peace, War, Hope, First, Honor, May, Succeed, Tribute, Trying, World, World war)

"For Pleasure, Delight, Peace and Felicity live in method and temperance."
- Margaret Cavendish
(Related: Peace, Delight, Pleasure, Temperance)

"Some people put up a peace sign with one hand. Some people put up the middle finger instead. I use two hands and put up both."
- Brian Celio
(Related: Peace, People)

"We leave as we came and, god willing, as we shall return, with peace, and hope for all mankind."
- Eugene Cernan
(Related: God, Peace, Hope, Mankind)

"We would fight not for the political future of a distant city, rather for principles whose destruction would ruin the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth."
- Neville Chamberlain
(Related: Peace, Possibility, Destruction, Earth, Fight, Future, Principles, Ruin, Security)

"I believe it is peace in our time."
- Neville Chamberlain
(Related: Peace, Time)

"The free world is really helping Lebanon restore its sovereignty. I imagine there is quite a bit of pressure on Syria to leave. I hope they leave in a peaceful way."
- Camille Chamoun
(Related: Hope, Pressure, World)

"The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there."
- Chanakya
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Spiritual)

"I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man."
- Charlie Chaplin
(Related: Peace, God, Conflict, Man)

"Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people."
- Samuel Chase
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Religion, Government, People, Concern, Measure, Order, Public, Safety, Support)

"We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Peace, Angels, Sky)

"The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Peace, Wife, Man, Separation)

"One can go to war alone, butyou can't build peace alone."
- Jacques Chirac
(Related: Peace, War)

"I never will have peace of mind. I'm not constructed that way. Some things in life can be horrible."
- Julie Christie
(Related: Life, Peace, Mind, Will)

"The Palestinian election is something that was really a turning point. It's a mandate for peace."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Peace)

"Hamas, the opponents of Arafat, the opponents of peace, urged a boycott of the election, and yet there was an 85 percent turnout where Hamas is supposed to be strong. Isn't that really quite incredible?"
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Peace, Opponents)

"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
(Related: Prosperity, Race, Wishes)

"Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Peace, War)

"The diffusion of a universalist culture and of a pedagogy of peace appears more than ever to be the path that we must follow for the salvation of all nations on earth."
- Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
(Related: Peace, Culture, Earth, Nations, Salvation)

"The education of peoples is a necessary precondition to peace."
- Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
(Related: Education, Peace)

"Peace is liberty in tranquillity."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Peace, Liberty)

"The only excuse for war is that we may live in peace unharmed."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Peace, War, May)

"An unjust peace is better than a just war."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Peace, War)

"Revenge only engenders violence, not clarity and true peace. I think liberation must come from within."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Peace, Clarity, Revenge, Violence)

"To secure peace is to prepare for war."
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Related: Peace, War)

"A conqueror is always a lover of peace."
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Related: Peace)

"I don't know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war."
- Georges Clemenceau
(Related: Peace, War)

"It is far easier to make war than peace."
- Georges Clemenceau
(Related: Peace, War)

"The United States is not a nation to which peace is a necessity."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Peace, Nation, Necessity, states, United)

"Communism is a hateful thing, and a menace to peace and organized government."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Government, Peace, Communism)

"If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's weapons of mass destruction program."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Peace, Purpose, Destruction, Force, Iraq, Want, Weapons)

"I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love."
- Red Cloud
(Related: Love, Peace, Children, Nation, Poor, Right, Want, World)

"We do not want riches, we want peace and love."
- Red Cloud
(Related: Love, Peace, Want)

"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
(Related: Peace, Death, Soul, Hope, Dying)

"I therefore declare, that if you wish any remission of the taxation which falls upon the homes of the people of England and Wales, you can only find it by reducing the great military establishments, and diminishing the money paid to fighting men in time of peace."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Men, Money, Peace, Time, People, EnglFighting, Military, Taxation)

"The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace, the spread of commerce, and the diffusion of education, than upon the labors of cabinets and foreign offices."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Education, Peace, Progress, Commerce, Freedom)

"Treaties of peace, made after war, are entrusted to individuals to negotiate and carry out."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Peace, War)

"I came here as a practical man, to talk, not simply on the question of peace and war, but to treat another question which is of hardly less importance - the enormous and burdensome standing armaments which it is the practice of modern Governments to sustain in time of peace."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Peace, Time, War, Importance, Man, Practice, Question, Talk)

"From 1836, down to last year, there is no proof of the Government having any confidence in the duration of peace, or possessing increased security against war."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Government, War, Peace, Confidence, Proof, Security)

"We have to make sure that we are a force for peace and stability in the world, and that we're prepared to defend freedom and the security of the American people."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Peace, People, American, Force, Freedom, Security, Stability, World)

"They keep telling us that in war truth is the first casualty, which is nonsense since it implies that in times of peace truth stays out of the sick bay or the graveyard."
- Alexander Cockburn
(Related: Peace, War, Truth, First, Nonsense)

"Peace is the umpire for doing the will of God."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Peace, God, Umpire, Will)

"These are challenging times at home and around the world. We will have to work together in a bipartisan spirit and with our international partners if we are going to achieve progress and peace now and for future generations."
- Susan Collins
(Related: Home, Peace, Work, Progress, Future, Generations, Now, Spirit, Will, World)

"Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind."
- Wilkie Collins
(Related: Peace, Day, Mind, Reason, Rules)

"To congratulate oneself on one's warm commitment to the environment, or to peace, or to the oppressed, and think no more is a profound moral fault."
- Robert Conquest
(Related: Peace, Commitment, Environment, Fault)

"I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Men, Peace, Formula)

"None of us condone terrorism in any way, shape, or form, and I believe Hezbollah is a terrorist organization that was, is, and remains a threat to peace in the Mideast, and must be dismantled and disarmed."
- John Conyers
(Related: Peace, Terrorism)

"The only peace is being out of earshot."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Peace, Being)

"No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Time, War, Peace, Victory, Army, Nation)

"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
(Related: Peace, Time, Christmas, Goodwill, Mercy, Mind, Spirit, State)

"The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades."
- Alice Cooper
(Related: Peace, Love, Hippies)

"Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup, peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up."
- Wendy Cope
(Related: Peace, Men, Christmas, Earth, Goodwill)

"Peace is produced by war."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Peace, War)

"Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Peace, Justice, Parents, Quiet)

"In view of China's growing military strength and intentions, the best way to safeguard Asia's permanent peace and prosperity is to have all Asian countries join forces with other democratic countries in the world to form a global community of democracies."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Peace, Strength, Community, Countries, Intentions, Military, Prosperity, World)

"When we were at peace, Democrats wanted to raise taxes. Now there's a war, so Democrats want to raise taxes. When there was a surplus, Democrats wanted to raise taxes. Now that there is a mild recession, Democrats want to raise taxes."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Peace, War, Democrats, Now, Taxes, Want)

"Four years of Jimmy Carter gave us two titanic Reagan landslides, peace and prosperity for eight blessed years - and even a third term for his feckless vice president, George H.W. Bush."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Peace, President, Prosperity, Vice, Years)

"We will not have peace by afterthought."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Peace, Will)

"Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again."
- Noel Coward
(Related: Love, Peace, Courage, Greatness, Hope, Country, Day, Dignity, Gallantry, Heaven, Hell, Spirit, Will)

"I'm at peace with myself and where I am. In the past, I was always looking to see how everybody else was doing. I wasn't competitive, I was comparative. I just wanted to be where everybody else was. Now I've gotten to an age when I am not comparing anymore."
- Courteney Cox
(Related: Age, Peace, Now, Past)

"I've made my peace with myself."
- Broderick Crawford
(Related: Peace)

"But I try to steal other moments. Sometimes I get up very early in the morning and enjoy a quiet house and cup of tea before the craziness begins. Other times, I'll take a quick walk on the beach. You can find peace in a few minutes."
- Cindy Crawford
(Related: Peace, Beach, Moments, Quick, Quiet, Tea)

"On even the worst days, when nothing was working at the lab, I knew that at home I would find warmth, peace, companionship, and encouragement. As a consequence, the next day would surely be better."
- James Cronin
(Related: Home, Peace, Companionship, Day, Encouragement, Nothing)

"It's well known I'm a Scientologist, and that has helped me to find that inner peace in my life and it's something that has given me great stability and tools that I use."
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Life, Peace, Stability, Tools)

"God and the politicians willing, the United States can declare peace upon the world, and win it."
- Ely Culbertson
(Related: Peace, God, Politicians, states, United, World)

"James Garner is like a peaceful river through our chaos."
- Kaley Cuoco
(Related: Chaos)

"You ask me if I will not be glad when the last battle is fought, so far as the country is concerned I, of course, must wish for peace, and will be glad when the war is ended, but if I answer for myself alone, I must say that I shall regret to see the war end."
- George Armstrong Custer
(Related: War, Peace, Battle, Country, End, Regret, Will)

"The time has come to put an end to the fratricidal war and to recover at last peace and accord."
- Bao Dai
(Related: Peace, Time, War, End)

"We've got to win this battle, and we will. We have to win the peace."
- Al D'Amato
(Related: Peace, Battle, Will)

"But if our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won't have much strength and, eventually, we won't have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a 'robust strategy.'"
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Peace, Strategy, Financial, Strength, Borrowing, Defense, Friends, Interest, Military, Nation, National security, Niagara, Will, )

"If our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won't have much strength and, eventually, we won't have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a 'robust strategy.'"
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Peace, Strategy, Financial, Strength, Borrowing, Defense, Friends, Interest, Military, Nation, National security, Niagara, Will, )

"Also a portion of my sales go directly to Greenpeace."
- Rick Danko
(Related: Sales)

"Then, there was Greenpeace, I remember that when they first started out with the boats in the waters, and the guys in the boats between the whales and the boats that will hunting the whales with spear guns."
- Rick Danko
(Related: Boats, First, Hunting, Will)

"The constitution of the United States is a law for rulers and people, equally in war and in peace, and covers with the shield of its protection all classes of men, at all times, and under all circumstances."
- David Davis
(Related: War, Men, Peace, People, Circumstances, Constitution, Law, Protection, states, United)

"But what has America to boast? What are the graces or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What are their triumphs in war, or their inventions in peace?"
- Thomas Day
(Related: Peace, War, America, Inventions)

"If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Peace, Enemies, Friends, Talk, Want)

"I have traveled a long road from the battlefield to the peace table."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Peace, Road)

"The U.S. cannot force Sunnis, Shias, and Kurds to make peace or to act for the common good. They have been in conflict for 1,400 years."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Peace, Act, Conflict, Force, Years)

"My presidential victory, if it had happened, would have been artificial in relation to the Socialist party. It may be that on my deathbed, I will come to regret my decision, but for the moment, I live at peace with it."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Peace, Decision, Victory, May, Party, Regret, Will)

"Peace is a conscious choice."
- John Denver
(Related: Peace, Choice)

"Money cannot buy peace of mind. It cannot heal ruptured relationships, or build meaning into a life that has none."
- Richard M. DeVos
(Related: Life, Money, Peace, Meaning, Mind, Relationships)

"If I ever went, I'd want to go peacefully in my sleep. I wouldn't want to plan my own death."
- Dustin Diamond
(Related: Death, Sleep, Want)

"Although a man may wear fine clothing, if he lives peacefully; and is good, self-possessed, has faith and is pure; and if he does not hurt any living being, he is a holy man."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Faith, Being, Hurt, Living, Man, May, Self)

"If the president is failing to disclose material facts with regard to legislation being presented to the Congress on a question as important as war and peace, I think it does impair the level of trust that the House and the Senate have for this administration."
- John Dingell
(Related: Trust, War, Peace, Being, Congress, Facts, Legislation, President, Question, Senate)

"The services in wartime are fit only for desperadoes, but in peace are only fit for fools."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Peace, Fools)

"Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Money, Peace, Power, Success, Discipline, Rank)

"So what if I'm smokin' weed onstage and doing what I gotta do? It's not me shooting nobody, stabbing nobody, killing nobody. It's a peaceful gesture and they have to respect that and appreciate that."
- Snoop Dogg
(Related: Killing, Respect)

"We must never allow September 11th to become a time for protest and division. Instead, this day must remain a time for promoting peace and mutual respect."
- Timothy Dolan
(Related: Peace, Time, Day, Protest, Respect)

"We all want peace. Unfortunately, there are times when peace must be defended by fighting terror and tyranny."
- James H. Douglas
(Related: Peace, Fighting, Terror, Tyranny, Want)

"Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips, lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace... on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety."
- William Drummond
(Related: Peace, Repentance, Safety, Silence, Tongue, Words)

"Mankind will never win lasting peace so long as men use their full resources only in tasks of war. While we are yet at peace, let us mobilize the potentialities, particularly the moral and spiritual potentialities, which we usually reserve for war."
- John Foster Dulles
(Related: Men, Peace, War, Mankind, Spiritual, Will)

"The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith."
- John Foster Dulles
(Related: Faith, Men, Peace, War, Idealism, Self, Will, World)

"Years ago the public used to hound me but now I can go shopping in peace."
- Irene Dunne
(Related: Peace, Now, Public, Years)

"Our science has become terrible, our research dangerous, our findings deadly. We physicists have to make peace with reality. Reality is not as strong as we are. We will ruin reality."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Peace, Science, Reality, Research, Ruin, Will)

"As long as there is rape... there is not going to be any peace or justice or equality or freedom. You are not going to become what you want to become or who you want to become. You are not going to live in the world you want to live in."
- Andrea Dworkin
(Related: Equality, Peace, Freedom, Justice, Want, World)

"A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Peace, Force, Mind, Universe)

"A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war."
- Henry Van Dyke
(Related: Peace, War, Fear, Nothing)

"Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace."
- Amelia Earhart
(Related: Life, Peace, Courage)

"The Iranian government intends to use the nuclear program for peaceful purposes, but must convince international public opinion of that."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Government, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"I think that this is the first war in history that on the morrow the victors sued for peace and the vanquished called for unconditional surrender."
- Abba Eban
(Related: History, Peace, War, First, Surrender)

"All God wants of man is a peaceful heart."
- Meister Eckhart
(Related: God, Heart, Man)

"You may gain temporary appeasement by a policy of concession to violence, but you do not gain lasting peace that way."
- Anthony Eden
(Related: Peace, Policy, Gain, May, Violence)

"It is only the Somalis themselves - and I don't hide that fact when I meet the political leaders here - they themselves have to stop their old practices of fighting each other every time they have a problem. They have to learn how to do peaceful conflict resolution."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Time, Conflict, Fact, Fighting, Leaders, Old, Political leaders, Resolution)

"You have a wonderful child. Then, when he's 13, gremlins carry him away and leave in his place a stranger who gives you not a moment's peace."
- Jill Eikenberry
(Related: Peace)

"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Peace, Force, Understanding)

"I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: War, Peace, People, End, Fight, Nothing, Will)

"We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Peace, Fight)

"Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Men, Peace, Consideration, Cooperation, Dawn, Force, Justice)

"We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Peace, Climate, Freedom)

"Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Peace, Justice)

"The people of the world genuinely want peace. Some day the leaders of the world are going to have to give in and give, it to them."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Peace, People, Day, Leaders, Want, World)

"If men can develop weapons that are so terrifying as to make the thought of global war include almost a sentence for suicide, you would think that man's intelligence and his comprehension... would include also his ability to find a peaceful solution."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Intelligence, Men, War, Thought, Ability, Man, Solution, Suicide, Weapons)

"I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Peace, People, Want)

"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 D. Eisenhower
(Related: Government, Peace, People, Want)

"The most important thing for a good marriage is to learn how to argue peaceably."
- Anita Ekberg
(Related: Marriage)

"Challenging the integrity of the non-proliferation regime is a matter which can affect international peace and security."
- Mohamed ElBaradei
(Related: Peace, Integrity, Security)

"An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry."
- George Eliot
(Related: Peace, Interest)

"In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides, we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945."
- Queen Elizabeth II
(Related: Peace, War, Europe, Suffering)

"There can never be peace between nations until there is first known that true peace which is within the souls of men."
- Black Elk
(Related: Men, Peace, First, Nations)

"The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: War, Peace)

"Nobody can bring you peace but yourself."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Peace)

"Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Peace, Understanding, Violence)

"A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give him no peace."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Peace, Work, Heart, Gay, Man)

"For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Peace, Mind)

"If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it."
- Epictetus
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Progress, Virtue, Perfection, Promises, Prosperity)

"The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Peace, War)

"Back in the old Corp, we weren't training those privates to infiltrate into the peacetime Marine Corp. We were training those privates to go to Vietnam."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: Old, Training, Vietnam)

"If there's no inner peace, people can't give it to you. The husband can't give it to you. Your children can't give it to you. You have to give it to you."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Peace, HusbPeople, Children)

"I just can't seem to write songs about peace and love. Yeah right, how do you get that?"
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: Peace, Love, Right, Songs)

"Peace Corps helps promote global acceptance of the principles of international peace and non-violent co-existence among people of diverse cultures and systems of government."
- Sam Farr
(Related: Government, Peace, People, Acceptance, Principles)

"There really can be no peace without justice. There can be no justice without truth. And there can be no truth, unless someone rises up to tell you the truth."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Peace, Truth, Justice)

"It's not so much about killing an animal, it's being at peace and you don't have to worry about all the other things that go on. That's a couple of hours a week that you get to escape but it's nice to do that."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Peace, Being, Killing, Worry)

"That they may have a little peace, even the best dogs are compelled to snarl occasionally."
- William Feather
(Related: Peace, Dogs, May)

"Peace, of course, is different from divorce; indeed, in essential respects, divorce is the opposite of peace."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Peace, Divorce)

"If all goes well, the Iraqis are going to have a country that's going to have a representative government and will be at peace with its neighbors and in the region."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Government, Peace, Country, Neighbors, Will)

"Though public pronouncements of Israeli officials emphasize peace and mutuality, unilateralism actually drives Israeli actions."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Peace, Actions, Public)

"There is something at work that's bigger than us. It's about having a trust in life and being at peace that things are happening the way they should. You do what you do as well as you can do it, and then you don't worry or agonize about the outcome."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: Life, Peace, Trust, Work, Being, Worry)

"We were so shocked by how fast that war went that President Bush did not have a plan, a peace plan."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Peace, War, President)

"You don't have to have fought in a war to love peace."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Love, Peace, War)

"But I do like to have peace and quiet for a good hour."
- Bryan Ferry
(Related: Peace, Quiet)

"Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Peace, Strategy, Duty, England, Honor, Importance, Justice, Mercy, Old, Voice)

"It is a grave matter to enter a war, without adequate military preparation; it may prove fatal to come into peace, without moral and religious preparation."
- Louis Finkelstein
(Related: Peace, War, Grave, May, Military, Preparation, Religious)

"I declare myself an Austrian and a European. A united Europe will be a peaceful Europe."
- Heinz Fischer
(Related: Europe, United, Will)

"If our country is worth dying for in time of war let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace."
- Hamilton Fish
(Related: Peace, Time, War, Country, Dying, Living, Worth)

"All nations want peace, but they want a peace that suits them."
- John Fisher
(Related: Peace, Nations, Want)

"Also, I am very religious. It gave me peace of mind all my career."
- Emerson Fittipaldi
(Related: Peace, Career, Mind, Religious)

"The president welcomes peaceful protests - it is a time-honored tradition. The president agrees violence is not the answer in Iraq, and that's why he hopes Saddam Hussein will disarm."
- Ari Fleischer
(Related: Time, Iraq, President, Tradition, Violence, Will)

"Finally, people are starting to recognize freedom and peace do have a cause, they do have a price."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Peace, People, Cause, Freedom)

"In times of peace, the war party insists on making preparation for war. As soon as prepared for, it insists on making war."
- Robert M. La Follette
(Related: War, Peace, Party, Preparation)

"I don't think there's anything more important than making peace before it's too late. And it almost always falls to the child to try to move toward the parent."
- Jane Fonda
(Related: Peace)

"A similar revolving fund could be set up for Germany, for a durable peace can rest only upon a Germany that, while militarily impotent, is industrially active."
- James Forrestal
(Related: Peace, Germany, Rest)

"For the only way in which a durable peace can be created is by world-wide restoration of economic activity and international trade."
- James Forrestal
(Related: Peace, Trade, World)

"By providing outstanding economic leadership, this country can wage its attack successfully - and can thereby build the foundations of a peaceful world."
- James Forrestal
(Related: Leadership, Country, Wage, World)

"I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death... I think... peace and tranquillity will return again."
- Anne Frank
(Related: Peace, Death, Confusion, Misery, Will)

"It was my dream, and probably the dream of every one of us, to bring about a revision of the Versailles Treaty by peaceful means, which was provided for in that very treaty."
- Hans Frank
(Related: Dream)

"Even peace may be purchased at too high a price."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Peace, May)

"Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Peace, War, Man, Neighbors, New year, Vices)

"There was never a good war, or a bad peace."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Peace, War)

"He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Peace)

"Power to the peaceful!"
- Michael Franti
(Related: Power)

"We can bomb the world to pieces, but we can't bomb it into peace."
- Michael Franti
(Related: Peace, World)

"Most people go, I wish for world peace. But chaos has a place in balancing out the light and the dark in the world. I don't know if I would wish for world peace."
- Brendan Fraser
(Related: Peace, People, Chaos, Light, World)

"My mother always used to say, 'There is no path to peace. Peace is the path.'"
- Donald Freed
(Related: Peace, Mother)

"Peace, unity and harmony!"
- Cathy Freeman
(Related: Peace, Unity)

"Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as our prince of peace, of civil rights. We owe him something major that will keep his memory alive."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Peace, Civil rights, Martin, Memory, Will)

"My different personalities leave me in peace now."
- Anna Freud
(Related: Peace, Now)

"The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Peace, Success, Hope, Survival, Freedom, Land, Liberty, World)

"This legislation confronts the human truth that the need for clean water knows no borders, and proper management and intervention can be a currency for peace and international cooperation."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Peace, Truth, Management, Cooperation, Legislation, Water)

"Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Love, Peace, Mother)

"Chemistry itself knows altogether too well that - given the real fear that the scarcity of global resources and energy might threaten the unity of mankind - chemistry is in a position to make a contribution towards securing a true peace on earth."
- Kenichi Fukui
(Related: Peace, Fear, Earth, Energy, Mankind, Unity)

"The rapprochement of peoples is only possible when differences of culture and outlook are respected and appreciated rather than feared and condemned, when the common bond of human dignity is recognized as the essential bond for a peaceful world."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: Culture, Dignity, World)

"To me our bombing policy appears to be suicidal. Not because it does not do vast damage to our enemy, it does; but because, simultaneously, it does vast damage to our peace aim, unless that aim is mutual economic and social annihilation."
- J. F. C. Fuller
(Related: Peace, Policy, Enemy)

"It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Peace, Madness, Sheep, Talk)

"Whatever their defects, Christian fundamentalists have lived peacefully among us in America for several hundred years."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Christian, America, Years)

"If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Peace, War, Children, World)

"Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Peace, Circumstances)

"Peace is its own reward."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Peace, Reward)

"Being a movie star, and this applies to all of them, means being looked at from every possible direction. You are never left at peace, you're just fair game."
- Greta Garbo
(Related: Peace, Being, Direction)

"The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people."
- James A. Garfield
(Related: Government, Peace, People, Duty)

"My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled thinking of our modern day. It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful."
- Hamlin Garland
(Related: Care, Day, Thinking, Worry)

"I say at this point, for different reasons, Bush and Hussein are both very threatening to world peace and to deny that is to be incredibly naive."
- Janeane Garofalo
(Related: Peace, World)

"When Communist U.S.S.R. was a superpower, the world was better off. The right-wing media is trying to marginalize the peace movement."
- Janeane Garofalo
(Related: Peace, Media, Right, Trying, World)

"If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else."
- Marvin Gaye
(Related: Peace, Will)

"Most fear stems from sin; to limit one's sins, one must assuredly limit one's fear, thereby bringing more peace to one's spirit."
- Marvin Gaye
(Related: Peace, Fear, Sin, Spirit)

"Some think that by preparing to deal with crises you make them more likely. I think the wiser judgment is the contrary. In this area at least, if you want peace or stability, it's better to prepare for war or instability."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Peace, War, Judgment, Stability, Want)

"The best part of being a vegan is the purity and peace of mind one experiences and the strong connection I feel to the animal kingdom."
- Uri Geller
(Related: Peace, Being, Connection, Mind, Purity)

"I have many times asked myself whether there can be more potent advocates of peace upon earth through the years to come than this massed multitude of silent witnesses to the desolation of war."
- King George V
(Related: Peace, War, Earth, Years)

"When His Holiness won the Nobel Peace Prize, there was a quantum leap. He is not seen as solely a Tibetan anymore; he belongs to the world."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Peace, Holiness, World)

"I was warmed by the sun, rocked by the winds and sheltered by the trees as other Indian babes. I was living peaceably when people began to speak bad of me. Now I can eat well, sleep well and be glad. I can go everywhere with a good feeling."
- Geronimo
(Related: People, Feeling, Living, Now, Sleep, Sun, Trees)

"We got involved in the Rwanda peace process for the simple reason that there was a decision which was taken by the Security Council, because the troops were in Uganda, and we decided to have a military presence."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Peace, Decision, Military, Reason, Security, Troops)

"The change began in Somalia, where we discovered that we were involved in an operation where there was no peace, so there was no more a peacekeeping operation because there was no peace."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Change, Peace)

"The fact that you had disruptions in the peace process was not only in Rwanda. We had the same problem in Cambodia, we had the same problem in Mozambique, we had the same problem in Salvador."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Peace, Fact)

"Rwanda was considered a second-class operation; because it was a small country, we had been able to maintain a kind of status quo. They were negotiating, they'd accepted the new peace project, so we were under the impression that everything would be solved easily."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Peace, Impression, Country, Project)

"We who go out to die shall be remembered, because we gave the world peace. That will be our reward, though we will know nothing of it, but lie rotting in the earth - dead."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Peace, Lie, Earth, Nothing, Reward, Will, World)

"I am going to fight - I, a socialist and Syndicalist - so that we shall make an end to war, so that the little ones of France will sleep in peace, and the women go without fear."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Women, Peace, War, Fear, End, Fight, France, Sleep, Will)

"It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Men, Peace, Passion)

"We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace."
- William E. Gladstone
(Related: Love, Peace, Power, Time, Blessings, Will, World)

"Since there will be no one left to talk peace after the next war, it makes good sense to break with tradition and hold the peace conference first."
- William Glasser
(Related: Peace, War, First, Sense, Talk, Tradition, Will)

"We can do without butter, but, despite all our love of peace, not without arms. One cannot shoot with butter, but with guns."
- Joseph Goebbels
(Related: Love, Peace)

"On all the peaks lies peace."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Peace, Lies)

"Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of mind the highest culture."
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
(Related: Peace, Goal, Culture, Mind, Piety)

"He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Home, Peace)

"To keep it simple you run your gym like you run your house. Keep it clean and in good running order. No jerks allowed, members pay on time and if they give you any crap, throw them out. There's peace where there's order."
- Joe Gold
(Related: Peace, Time, Order, Running)

"What we need is Star Peace and not Star Wars."
- Mikhail Gorbachev
(Related: Peace)

"Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Peace, War, Profession)

"Let us have peace."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Peace)

"I have never advocated war except as a means of peace."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Peace, War)

"I find myself more at peace when I live in Europe."
- Norman Granz
(Related: Peace, Europe)

"In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock!"
- Graham Greene
(Related: Love, Peace, Democracy, Years)

"I said to the German Ambassador that, as long as there was only a dispute between Austria and Serbia alone, I did not feel entitled to intervene; but that, directly it was a matter between Austria and Russia, it became a question of the peace of Europe, which concerned us all."
- Edward Grey
(Related: Peace, Europe, Question, Russia)

"If the union between England and America is a powerful factor in the cause of peace, a new Triple Alliance between the Teutonic race and the two branches of the Anglo-Saxon race will be a still more potent influence in the future of the world."
- Edward Grey
(Related: Peace, Alliance, America, Cause, EnglFuture, Influence, Race, Will, World)

"Every night, whisper "peace" in your husband's ear."
- Andrei A. Gromyko
(Related: Husband, Night, Whisper)

"Peace was declared, but not all of us were drunk with joy or stricken blind."
- George Grosz
(Related: Peace, Blind, Joy)

"We have peace with God as soon as we believe, but not always with ourselves. The pardon may be past the prince's hand and seal, and yet not put into the prisoner's hand."
- William Gurnall
(Related: Peace, God, May, Past)

"This celebration here tells me that this work is not hopeless. I thank you for this teaching with all my heart and lift my glass to human solidarity, to the ultimate victory of knowledge, peace, good-will and understanding."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Work, Peace, Heart, Knowledge, Victory, Solidarity, Teaching, Understanding)

"I meet many people, I talk with them, like a TV show host. I show what's going on with Greenpeace, interesing political things, I have artists, musicians and bands."
- Nina Hagen
(Related: People, Artists, Musicians, Talk)

"What my job is, is to get on with getting the process of democratic politics, back on the road, entrenching the peace settlement, and I ask you to judge me on my record."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Peace, Politics, Job, Road)

"What's crucial is that the IRA produce a credible statement that paramilitary and criminality activity is a thing of the past. That they are committed to a future which is exclusively peaceful and democratic."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Future, Past)

"A lot of leading countries in the world, including the United States and Russia, have to take their responsibilities much more seriously to ensure we are back on the road to peace and stability."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Peace, Countries, Leading, Road, Russia, Stability, states, United, World)

"Remote villages and communities have lost their identity, and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations, the automobile."
- James Norman Hall
(Related: Peace, Charm, Identity)

"It's odd being an American now. Most of us are peaceful, but here we are again, in our fifth major war of this century."
- Pete Hamill
(Related: War, American, Being, Now)

"President George W. Bush is the first American president to call openly for two-states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security."
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Related: Peace, American, First, Israel, Living, Palestine, President, Security)

"Never, for the sake of peace and quiet, deny your own experience or convictions."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Experience, Peace, Quiet)

"The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Peace, Progress, Victory, Defeat, End, Errors, Pursuit, Trials, Years)

"Never for the sake of peace and quiet deny your convictions."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Peace, Quiet)

"Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions."
- Oscar Hammerstein II
(Related: Peace, Work, Achievement, Victory, Decisions)

"Let me just say: Peace to you, if you're willing to fight for it."
- Fred Hampton
(Related: Peace, Fight)

"There is nothing like being left alone again, to walk peacefully with oneself in the woods. To boil one's coffee and fill one's pipe, and to think idly and slowly as one does it."
- Knut Hamsun
(Related: Being, Coffee, Nothing)

"My politics are of a practical kind - the integrity of the country, the supremacy of the Federal government, an honorable peace, or none at all."
- Winfield Scott Hancock
(Related: Politics, Government, Peace, Country, Integrity)

"The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions."
- Nhat Hanh
(Related: Peace, Actions, Practice)

"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."
- Nhat Hanh
(Related: Life, Peace, Work, Profit, Smile, Will)

"Smiling is very important. If we are not able to smile, then the world will not have peace. It is not by going out for a demonstration against nuclear missiles that we can bring about peace. It is with our capacity of smiling, breathing, and being peace that we can make peace."
- Nhat Hanh
(Related: Peace, Being, Smile, Will, World)

"Take away the violence and who will hear the men of peace?"
- Lorraine Hansberry
(Related: Men, Peace, Violence, Will)

"To survive in peace and harmony, united and strong, we must have one people, one nation, one flag."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Peace, People, Harmony, Nation, United)

"My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Peace, War, History, Argument, Poor, Reading)

"We want to see Israel withdraw from our territory. But we don't want to be accountable vis-a-vis Israel on the security basis, because we don't see, in the absence of a peace agreement, that Lebanon can really be accountable to Israel if anything happens."
- Rafik Hariri
(Related: Peace, Absence, Agreement, Israel, Security, Want)

"On the other hand, we have in Israel, an Israeli government which has been elected by the Israeli people. Their political agenda is not for peace. They are from the camp anti-peace."
- Rafik Hariri
(Related: Government, Peace, People, Israel)

"My parents wished peace upon their firstborn child."
- Shalom Harlow
(Related: Peace, Parents)

"Ignorance is a menace to peace."
- Paul Harris
(Related: Peace, Ignorance)

"When you've seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there."
- George Harrison
(Related: Peace, May, Mind, Waiting)

"The old fun thing is when somebody typed up the first chapter of War and Peace. And then made a precis of the rest of it and sent it out and only one publisher recognized it."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: War, Peace, First, Fun, Old, Rest)

"The actions of the terrorist organizations, Hezbollah, in Lebanon, and Hamas, in Gaza, against Israel are unconscionable. Instead of working towards peace, these terrorist organizations have chosen to perpetuate the violence."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Peace, Actions, Israel, Violence)

"Not just Christians and Jews, but also Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and the followers of many other religions believe in values like peace, respect, tolerance and dignity. These are values that bring people together and enable us to build responsible and solid communities."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Peace, People, Values, Dignity, Followers, Respect, Tolerance)

"While few religious leaders and scholars would doubt the commonalities that exist among the various religious groups, the followers of these religions unfortunately struggle in their effort to peacefully coexist."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Doubt, Effort, Followers, Leaders, Religious, Struggle)

"Without free, self-respecting, and autonomous citizens there can be no free and independent nations. Without internal peace, that is, peace among citizens and between the citizens and the state, there can be no guarantee of external peace."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Peace, Nations, Self, State)

"War is hell and all that, but it has a good deal to recommend it. It wipes out all the small nuisances of peace-time."
- Ian Hay
(Related: War, Peace, Hell)

"The peace and justice movement has to expand and not run away from the plight of gang members."
- Tom Hayden
(Related: Peace, Justice)

"And if we are honest we have to make a distinction between a democratic Israel that wants to live in peace and the terrorists who want Israel wiped out. The Israelis were told to give up land for peace; they gave up the land, but got no peace."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Peace, Israel, Land, Want)

"Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Peace, War)

"Whether it be a matter of personal relations within a marriage or political initiatives within a peace process, there is no sure-fire do-it-yourself kit."
- Seamus Heaney
(Related: Marriage, Peace)

"But now Americans, they felt a sense of peace and protection because they've been separated by so many thousands of miles of ocean. And you know, the fact that it's come to the U.S. like this is so sad, and yet you know, what can you do? It's here."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: Peace, Americans, Fact, Now, Ocean, Protection, Sense)

"I have to keep reminding myself: If you give your life to God, he doesn't promise you happiness and that everything will go well. But he does promise you peace. You can have peace and joy, even in bad circumstances."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Happiness, Life, Peace, God, Circumstances, Joy, Promise, Will)

"In moderating, not satisfying desires, lies peace."
- Ben Hecht
(Related: Peace, Lies)

"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
(Related: Peace, War, Man, School)

"The time has come - and must come - for multilateral conversations about a secure peace in all of Europe."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Peace, Time, Europe)

"The first thing I see is the obligation to serve peace."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Peace, First, Obligation)

"Beyond peace, there is no longer any existence possible."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Peace, Existence)

"You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Peace, Freedom)

"Peace on earth would mean the end of civilization as we know it."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Peace, Civilization, Earth, End)

"Self-Realization Fellowship seemed like training. It was the training ground for finding a sense of peace in myself. Because that's my job. It's no one else's."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Peace, Job, Self, Sense, Training)

"I began by doing physical yoga, initially just for the workout, as exercise. I would get peaceful and calm at the end of it, and I was curious about that."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: End, Exercise, Yoga)

"The forces that are driving mankind toward unity and peace are deep-seated and powerful. They are material and natural, as well as moral and intellectual."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Deep, Driving, Mankind, Unity)

"The question is, what are we to do in order to consolidate peace on a universal and durable foundation, and what are the essential elements of such a peace?"
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Order, Question)

"The Disarmament Conference has become the focal point of a great struggle between anarchy and world order... between those who think in terms of inevitable armed conflict and those who seek to build a universal and durable peace."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Anarchy, Conflict, Order, Struggle, World)

"The years of the economic depression have been years of political reaction, and that is why the economic crisis has generated a world peace crisis."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Crisis, Depression, World, Years)

"Those nations have a very great responsibility at this juncture of the world's affairs, for by throwing their joint weight into the scales of history on the right side, they may tip the balance decisively in favour of peace."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: History, Peace, Balance, May, Nations, Responsibility, Right, Weight, World)

"Thus, the struggle for peace includes the struggle for freedom and justice for the masses of all countries."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Countries, Freedom, Justice, Struggle)

"To solve the problem of organizing world peace we must establish world law and order."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Law, Order, World)

"Another essential to a universal and durable peace is social justice."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Justice)

"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
(Related: Equality, Peace, First, Forbidden, Rights, Weapons)

"He would see civilization in danger of perishing under the oppression of a gigantic paradox: he would see multitudes of people starving in the midst of plenty, and nations preparing for war although pledged to peace."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, War, People, Civilization, Danger, Nations, Oppression)

"In short, it may be said that on paper the obligations to settle international disputes peacefully are now so comprehensive and far-reaching that it is almost impossible for a state to resort to war without violating one or more solemn treaty obligations."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: War, May, Now, State)

"It has become impossible to give up the enterprise of disarmament without abandoning the whole great adventure of building up a collective peace system."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Adventure, Building)

"It is because I believe that it is in the power of such nations to lead the world back into the paths of peace that I propose to devote myself to explaining what, in my opinion, can and should be done to banish the fear of war that hangs so heavily over the world."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Power, War, Fear, Nations, Opinion, World)

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."
- Jimi Hendrix
(Related: Love, Peace, Power, Will, World)

"The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve its purity."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: Peace, Church, Purity)

"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
(Related: Life, Peace, Liberty, May, Slavery)

"God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger."
- Heraclitus
(Related: War, Peace, God, Day, Hunger, Night, Summer, Winter)

"War makes thieves and peace hangs them."
- George Herbert
(Related: Peace, War)

"Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war itself is worse than peace."
- Herodotus
(Related: Peace, War, Effort, Evil)

"In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons."
- Herodotus
(Related: Peace, War, Fathers, Sons)

"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
(Related: Peace, War, Conscience, Hate, Old)

"Peace will be when you accept it in your heart."
- Hiawatha
(Related: Peace, Heart, Will)

"All the other chiefs and tribes have accepted the Great Law of Peace. They now live in peace with one another."
- Hiawatha
(Related: Peace, Law, Now)

"Every human longs for peace and love."
- Hiawatha
(Related: Love, Peace)

"Instead of a man of peace and love, I have become a man of violence and revenge."
- Hiawatha
(Related: Peace, Love, Man, Revenge, Violence)

"It was not the path I was to take. Because of my deeds, I will never know peace again."
- Hiawatha
(Related: Peace, Deeds, Will)

"Clearly, this Sino-Japanese War of more than four years was a considerable burden on Japan's national power and an obstacle to the maintenance of peace in the Pacific."
- Tojo Hideki
(Related: Peace, Power, War, Burden, Years)

"Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Success, Work, Enjoyment, Man, Mind)

"Ultimately, we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it towards others. And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world."
- Etty Hillesum
(Related: Peace, Will, World)

"I was always at peace because of the way my mom treated me."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: Mom, Peace)

"Mankind has grown strong in eternal struggles and it will only perish through eternal peace."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Peace, Mankind, Will)

"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
(Related: Men, Peace, Defense, Liberty, Man, Right)

"A nation without dregs and malcontents is orderly, peaceful and pleasant, but perhaps without the seed of things to come."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Nation)

"We should wage war not to win war, but to win peace."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Peace, War, Wage)

"Peace enforcement is a much more difficult kind of operation than peacekeeping."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Peace)

"Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war."
- John Andrew Holmes
(Related: Love, War, Peace, Wounds)

"That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defence 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 Hood
(Related: Men, Peace, Liberty, Man, Right)

"Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Men, Peace)

"Malcolm X made me very strong at a time I needed to understand what I was angry about. He had peace in his heart. He exerted a big influence on me."
- Lena Horne
(Related: Peace, Time, Heart, Influence)

"There can be no peace with someone who wants to kill you."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Peace)

"To awake from death is to die in peace."
- Douglas Horton
(Related: Death, Peace)

"You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave - win or lose."
- Gordie Howe
(Related: Peace, Effort, Mind, Rest, Sleep)

"We on our part will stick to our independent foreign policy of peace, acting forever as a strong defender of world peace and a persistent proponent of common development."
- Jinato Hu
(Related: Peace, Policy, Development, Acting, Foreign policy, Will, World)

"Universal peace sounds ridiculous to the head of an average family."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Family, Peace)

"Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Peace, War, Monuments)

"God bless Africa, Guard her people, Guide her leaders, And give her peace."
- Trevor Huddleston
(Related: Peace, God, People, Leaders)

"A great sense of peace entered my body, and seemingly into every cell."
- Harold E. Hughes
(Related: Peace, Body, Sense)

"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."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Life, Peace, Courage, Patience, Sleep)

"Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Peace, War, Civilization, Virtue, Crime)

"Within a few weeks the organization for the maintenance of international peace and security, established by the San Francisco Charter, will be formally launched through the convocation of the first General Assembly of the United Nations."
- Cordell Hull
(Related: Peace, First, Nations, Security, United, Will)

"There is no greater responsibility resting upon peoples and governments everywhere than to make sure that enduring peace will this time - at long last - be established and maintained."
- Cordell Hull
(Related: Peace, Time, Responsibility, Will)

"Under the ominous shadow which the second World War and its attendant circumstances have cast on the world, peace has become as essential to civilized existence as the air we breathe is to life itself."
- Cordell Hull
(Related: Life, Peace, War, Circumstances, Existence, Shadow, World, World war)

"Fortunately, the war has brought with it not alone a stark realization of what another war would mean to the world, but as well the creation of an international agency through which the nations of the world can, if they so desire, make peace a living reality."
- Cordell Hull
(Related: Peace, War, Creation, Desire, Living, Nations, Reality, World)

"In fact, effective solidarity with the poor, both individual persons and entire nations, is indispensable for the construction of peace."
- Claudio Hummes
(Related: Peace, Fact, Nations, Poor, Solidarity)

"We believe democracy to be the only real guarantor of stability and we have sought to create a 'Jordanian model' that might also inspire others in our region. I wish democracy and peace to be my legacy to my people and the shield of generations to come."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, People, Democracy, Generations, Stability)

"It would behoove the world to become used to this fact: that without a just solution to the Palestine tragedy, there can be no stable peace in the Middle East."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, Palestine, Solution, Tragedy, World)

"I want to say a simple thing, that the dividing line exists not between Jordan and Israel, but between the proponents of peace and the opponents of peace."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, Israel, Opponents, Want)

"God willing, we shall come to a stage where the world looks at the Palestinian question, and Palestinian rights on Palestinian national soil, as well as the questions of the occupied Syrian and Lebanese territories. These are the bases on which peace will be built."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, God, Rights, Question, Questions, Will, World)

"Under the auspices of peace, our comprehensive renaissance will be built, and it will be a model for those who wish to emulate it in the greater Arab homeland."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, Will)

"We believe that peace is not just signed papers, but rather a contract between generations for the building of a more promising and less threatening future."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, Building, Future, Generations)

"We belong to the camp of peace. We believe in peace. We believe that our one God wishes us to live in peace and wishes peace upon us, for these are His teachings to all the followers of the three great monotheistic religions, the Children of Abraham."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, God, Children, Followers, Wishes)

"Without peace and without the overwhelming majority of people that believe in peace defending it, working for it, believing in it, security can never really be a reality."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, People, Majority, Reality, Security)

"The link between peace and stability on the one hand, and social and economic growth on the other, is dialectic. Peace, poverty, and backwardness cannot mix in one region."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, Growth, Poverty, Stability)

"For our part, we shall continue to work for the new dawn when all the Children of Abraham and their descendants are living together in the birthplace of their three great monotheistic religions, a life free from fear, a life free from want - a life in peace."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Life, Peace, Work, Fear, Children, Dawn, Living, Want)

"The great thing in the world is not so much to seek happiness as to earn peace and self-respect."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Self, World)

"When time and space and change converge, we find place. We arrive in Place when we resolve things. Place is peace of mind and understanding. Place is knowledge of self. Place is resolution."
- Abdullah Ibrahim
(Related: Change, Peace, Time, Knowledge, Mind, Resolution, Self, Space, Understanding)

"I think no one could have made peace in Bosnia besides Holbrooke."
- Michael Ignatieff
(Related: Peace)

"I think of my peace paintings as one long poem, with each painting being a single stanza."
- Robert Indiana
(Related: Peace, Being, Painting)

"Myself, I don't think you will ever get security in the Mideast until you have what on the surface appears to be fair to both sides. You have to have leaders committed to peace, on both sides. One side can't impose a solution."
- Bobby R. Inman
(Related: Peace, Leaders, Security, Solution, Will)

"It's good that the first half of the speech emphasized freedom, because George W. Bush has been the global champion for freedom. As he said, if we don't fight tyranny it will not leave us alone in peace."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Peace, Fight, First, Freedom, Speech, Tyranny, Will)

"We have a long way to go before we are able to hear the voices of everyone on earth, but I believe that providing voices and building bridges is essential for the World Peace we all wish for."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: Peace, Building, Earth, World)

"Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Peace, Blood)

"I think Muslims have become the new Negroes in America. They are being mistreated at airports, by the Immigration - everywhere. Islam is a religion of peace. They are wrong."
- Jermaine Jackson
(Related: Religion, Peace, Islam, America, Being, Wrong)

"There was a lot of Southern Baptist preachers and some yelling ones but mostly we had a pastor who didn't scream and I found a lot of comfort and joy and peace as a child hearing the Bible."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Peace, Bible, Comfort, Hearing, Joy)

"I believe President Bush is one of the most dangerous leaders in the world. He is not in search of peaceful and diplomatic solutions."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Leaders, President, World)

"The secret of living in peace with all people lies in the art of understanding each one by his own individuality."
- Friedrich Ludwig Jahn
(Related: Art, Peace, People, Individuality, Lies, Living, Understanding)

"I'm at a point in my life where I have something solid now. I'm a peaceful person, and I want to be surrounded by peace no matter what I'm doing."
- Cheryl James
(Related: Life, Peace, Now, Want)

"I have been hunted for twenty-one years. I have literally lived in the saddle. I have never known a day of perfect peace."
- Frank James
(Related: Peace, Day, Years)

"Deep experience is never peaceful."
- Henry James
(Related: Experience, Deep)

"If anything I consider myself non-violent, I'm from the hippy era, peace, love, groovy."
- Rick James
(Related: Love, Peace)

"May we be saved from evil thoughts and deed of enemies of world peace who find pleasure in creating havoc and perpetrating all forms of carnage."
- Yahya Jammeh
(Related: Peace, Thoughts, Deed, Enemies, Evil, May, Pleasure, World)

"Any one who wants to live in peace and freedom will be to live by toil, demonstration of high levels of discipline and tolerance for one another."
- Yahya Jammeh
(Related: Peace, Discipline, Freedom, Tolerance, Will)

"When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others, I can see them as teachers of forgiveness in my life, reminding me that I can only have peace of mind when I forgive rather than judge."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Forgiveness, Peace, Life, Mind, Teachers, Temptation)

"Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Forgiveness, Peace, Past, Practice)

"I can have peace of mind only when I forgive rather than judge."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Peace, Mind)

"Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Change, Peace, Mind)

"Other people do not have to change for us to experience peace of mind."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Change, Experience, Peace, People, Mind)

"Bob Marley stood for universal peace and love. He tried to break racial barriers."
- Wyclef Jean
(Related: Peace, Love)

"Peace and abstinence from European interferences are our objects, and so will continue while the present order of things in America remain uninterrupted."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Peace, Abstinence, America, Order, Present, Will)

"Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Friendship, Peace, Policy, Mankind, May)

"Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Friendship, Peace, Commerce, Nations)

"We must not expect a full-scale peaceful revolution every time a Labour Government is elected."
- Roy Jenkins
(Related: Government, Time, Revolution)

"Be at peace with your own soul, then heaven and earth will be at peace with you."
- St. Jerome
(Related: Peace, Soul, Earth, Heaven, Will)

"There is peace more destructive of the manhood of living man than war is destructive of his material body."
- Douglas William Jerrold
(Related: Peace, War, Body, Living, Man)

"We love peace, but not peace at any price."
- Douglas William Jerrold
(Related: Love, Peace)

"I'm concentrating on staying healthy, having peace, being happy, remembering what is important, taking in nature and animals, spending time reading, trying to understand the universe, where science and the spiritual meet."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Nature, Science, Time, Peace, Animals, Being, Reading, Spiritual, Trying, Universe)

"Our object should be peace within, and peace without. We want to live peacefully and maintain cordial friendly relations with our immediate neighbours and with the world at large."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Peace, Want, World)

"We will make every effort with utmost sincerity to achieve a peaceful reunification of the country."
- Hu Jintao
(Related: Country, Effort, Sincerity, Will)

"The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone."
- Pope John XXIII
(Related: Equality, Peace, Trust, Nations)

"A peaceful man does more good than a learned one."
- Pope John XXIII
(Related: Man)

"Within a month I announced I was going to start this initiative: A World of Women for World Peace."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Peace, Women, World)

"Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Anger, Peace, Management, Conflict, Curriculum, Resolution, Respect, School, Tolerance)

"I said we needed to organize women around the world to push peace."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Peace, Women, World)

"Our first phase was inviting all the women Ambassadors who were here from other countries and trying to get in touch with all the peace centers around the country in order to focus on increasing the volume and activity toward peace."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Peace, Women, Countries, Country, First, Focus, Order, Trying)

"The advance guard in the campaign for peace that America wages today must be the State Department."
- Louis A. Johnson
(Related: Peace, America, State, Today, Wages)

"Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Peace, Time, Journey)

"A man will treat a woman almost exactly the way he treats his own interior feminine. In fact, he hasn't the ability to see a woman, objectively speaking, until he has made some kind of peace with his interior woman."
- Robert Johnson
(Related: Peace, Ability, Fact, Man, Will, Woman)

"A lion's work hours are only when he's hungry; once he's satisfied, the predator and prey live peacefully together."
- Chuck Jones
(Related: Work)

"An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it."
- John Paul Jones
(Related: Peace, War, Blood, Delight, First)

"The strike of the miners in Arizona was one of the most remarkable strikes in the history of the American labor movement. Its peaceful character, its successful outcome, were due to that most remarkable character, Governor Hunt."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: History, Successful, Character, American, Labor, Remarkable)

"The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace."
- Michael Jordan
(Related: Peace, Wife, Fulfillment, Loyalty, Responsibility)

"We gave up some of our country to the white men, thinking that then we could have peace. We were mistaken. The white man would not let us alone."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Men, Peace, Country, Man, Thinking)

"If the white man wants to live in peace with the Indian he can live in peace."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Peace, Man)

"The greatest injustice in the world is to bring a child into the world, and not be able to offer it peace."
- Nafisa Joseph
(Related: Peace, Injustice, World)

"In the report made on behalf of the C.G.T. we affirmed that the Peace Treaty should, in accordance with the spirit of workers' organizations, lay the first foundations of the United States of Europe."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Peace, Europe, First, Spirit, states, United, Workers)

"True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Nature, Lying, Measure, Patience)

"I would not go so far as to say that the French trade unions attached greater importance to the struggle for peace than the others did; but they certainly seemed to take it more to heart."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Peace, Heart, Importance, Struggle, Trade)

"From 1918 on, trade unionists were to express from the platforms of their congresses the workers' desire for peace through a rational organization of the world."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Peace, Desire, Trade, Workers, World)

"Respect for the rights of others means peace."
- Benito Juarez
(Related: Peace, Rights, Respect)

"Maybe it's like becoming one with the cigar. You lose yourself in it; everything fades away: your worries, your problems, your thoughts. They fade into the smoke, and the cigar and you are at peace."
- Raul Julia
(Related: Peace, Thoughts, Problems)

"I know something quite sure. We'll never have peace with this Syrian regime. They'll never give us relief, and we'll never forget that."
- Walid Jumblatt
(Related: Peace, Forget)

"Don't forget we are in a state of war and no peace. But it's very dynamic and challenging compared to the rest of the Arab world."
- Walid Jumblatt
(Related: War, Peace, Forget, Rest, State, World)

"To realize peace on the Korean peninsula, and to develop exchange, cooperation between both Koreas, they are the, you know, immediate target of our government."
- Kim Dae Jung
(Related: Government, Peace, Cooperation)

"In 2001-2002, I told the president that the election was supposed to take place when the war was over, at a time when we could return to peaceful life. We agreed upon that. However, I can see now that the election cannot be delayed any longer."
- Akhmad Kadyrov
(Related: Time, War, Life, Now, President)

"I have to say that elections, even in the most peaceful region, always make the hardest time for regional state institutions, including security structures."
- Akhmad Kadyrov
(Related: Time, Elections, Security, State)

"People took part in the referendum because they were tired of the war. They are afraid of talking about it out loud, but they have shown exactly where they stand: Yes, we want peace, and we want to be a part of Russia."
- Akhmad Kadyrov
(Related: Peace, War, People, Russia, Talking, Want)

"Such problems are not solved in one day but there is a great step toward peace and security in the region."
- Paul Kagame
(Related: Peace, Day, Problems, Security)

"Love has its place, as does hate. Peace has its place, as does war. Mercy has its place, as do cruelty and revenge."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: Love, Peace, War, Cruelty, Hate, Mercy, Revenge)

"To the extent that these advanced weapons or their components are treated as articles of commerce, perhaps for peaceful uses as in the Plowshare program, their cost would be well within the resources available to many large private organizations."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Commerce, Weapons)

"May there always be peace, love and happiness in every house."
- Islom Karimov
(Related: Happiness, Love, Peace, May)

"Afghanistan is very satisfied with Croatia's participation in the NATO-led peace mission and expects Croatia to expand its contribution to peace restoration in Afghanistan to other areas as well."
- Hamid Karzai
(Related: Peace, Afghanistan, Mission, Participation)

"I am sure the majority of Iranians want a peace agreement with Israel and want Iran to integrate with the international community and accept its universal values."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Peace, Values, Agreement, Community, Israel, Majority, Want)

"Aggressive and irresponsible steps endanger the peace and stability of the world, and the international community feels the need to protect itself from Iran."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Peace, Community, Stability, World)

"I value peace when it is not bought at the price of fundamental decencies."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Peace, Value)

"Peace is the first thing the angels sang."
- John Keble
(Related: Peace, Angels, First)

"In a tribal organization, even in time of peace, service to tribe or state predominates over all self seeking; in war, service for the tribe or state becomes supreme, and personal liberty is suspended."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Time, Peace, War, Liberty, Self, Service, State)

"I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Peace, Understanding, Want)

"My ambition is peace and perfection."
- DeForest Kelley
(Related: Peace, Ambition, Perfection)

"These measures may not constitute an absolute guarantee of peace, but, in my opinion, they constitute the greatest preventive measures ever adopted by nations."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, May, Nations, Opinion)

"I share the opinion of those of broader vision, who see in the signs of the time hope of humanity for peace."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, Time, Hope, Vision, Humanity, Opinion)

"There has not been a war in South America for fifty years, and I have every confidence that the countries of Central and South America are deeply in earnest in the maintenance of peace."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, War, America, Confidence, Countries, Years)

"I know that military alliances and armament have been the reliance for peace for centuries, but they do not produce peace; and when war comes, as it inevitably does under such conditions, these armaments and alliances but intensify and broaden the conflict."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, War, Conflict, Military)

"I know of no more important subject to the peace of Europe and the world than the reasonable reduction of armaments, especially in Europe, and of naval armaments throughout the world."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, Europe, World)

"Each one of these treaties is a step for the maintenance of peace, an additional guarantee against war. It is through such machinery that the disputes between nations will be settled and war prevented."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: War, Peace, Nations, Will)

"Certain it is that a great responsibility rests upon the statesmen of all nations, not only to fulfill the promises for reduction in armaments, but to maintain the confidence of the people of the world in the hope of an enduring peace."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, People, Hope, Confidence, Nations, Promises, Responsibility, World)

"It is by such means as the prize offered by your Committee that the attention of the world will be focused and that men and women will be inspired to greater efforts in the interest of peace."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Men, Peace, Women, Attention, Committee, Interest, Will, World)

"Competition in armament, both land and naval, is not only a terrible burden upon the people, but I believe it to be one of the greatest menaces to the peace of the world."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, People, Burden, Competition, Land, World)

"I know of no greater work for humanity than in the cause of peace, which can only be achieved by the earnest efforts of nations and peoples."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Work, Peace, Cause, Humanity, Nations)

"I believe that in the end the abolition of war, the maintenance of world peace, the adjustment of international questions by pacific means will come through the force of public opinion, which controls nations and peoples."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, War, End, Force, Nations, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Questions, Will, World)

"We have mistaken the nature of poverty, and thought it was economic poverty. No, it is poverty of soul, deprivation of God's recreating, loving peace."
- Thomas R. Kelly
(Related: Nature, Peace, Soul, Thought, God, Poverty)

"First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Peace, First)

"He will easily be content and at peace, whose conscience is pure."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Peace, Conscience, Content, Will)

"Oh, how great peace and quietness would he possess who should cut off all vain anxiety and place all his confidence in God."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Peace, God, Anxiety, Confidence)

"Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Peace, Building, Old, Opinions)

"It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Peace, War, Fact)

"Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans - born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Peace, Time, War, Friend, Americans, Word)

"The world knows that America will never start a war. This generation of Americans has had enough of war and hate... we want to build a world of peace where the weak are secure and the strong are just."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Peace, War, America, Americans, Hate, Want, Will, World)

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Revolution, Will)

"This enemy of peace in the world today is unlike any we have seen in the past, and our military is learning from, and building on, previous successes while carrying peace and freedom into the future."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Peace, Building, Enemy, Freedom, Future, Learning, Military, Past, Today, World)

"If peace only had the music and pageantry of war, there'd be no wars."
- Sophie Kerr
(Related: Music, Peace, War)

"We want to take good tidings home to our people, that they may sleep in peace."
- Black Kettle
(Related: Home, Peace, People, May, Sleep, Want)

"But we want peace, I would move all my people down this way. I could then keep them all quietly near camp."
- Black Kettle
(Related: Peace, People, Want)

"All we ask is that we have peace with the whites. We want to hold you by the hand. You are our father."
- Black Kettle
(Related: Peace, Father, Want)

"Although the troops have struck us, we throw it all behind and are glad to meet you in peace and friendship."
- Black Kettle
(Related: Friendship, Peace, Troops)

"I want you to give all these chiefs of the soldiers here to understand that we are for peace, and that we have made peace, that we may not be mistaken by them for enemies."
- Black Kettle
(Related: Peace, Enemies, May, Soldiers, Want)

"The future of Indo-Pak cricket will depend on how the peace process goes."
- Imran Khan
(Related: Peace, Cricket, Future, Will)

"The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace."
- Nikita Khrushchev
(Related: Peace, Doves)

"I was very active in the peace movement, still am."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Peace)

"We can all be proud of our men and women in the military who are following their orders, carrying out their missions and sacrificing so much to give the Iraqi people a chance for a more peaceful and prosperous future."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Men, Women, People, Chance, Future, Military)

"Again, we saw in Bosnia - we had U.N. peacekeepers tied to trees, being taken hostage. The fact is they don't have the type of deliberate and authoritative rule that I think is needed to get the job done."
- Peter King
(Related: Being, Fact, Job, Trees)

"It is strange. I see all the privileges and greatness of the future. It already looks grand, beautiful. Tell them I went lovingly, trustfully, peacefully."
- Thomas Starr King
(Related: Greatness, Future)

"Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Poor)

"We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the postive affirmation of peace."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Peace, War, Negative, Affirmation)

"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.
(Related: Love, Peace, War, Truth, Brotherhood, Mankind, Midnight, Racism, Reality, Will, Word)

"It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Love, Peace, War, Sacrifice, Wage)

"Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Peace, Goal)

"The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Past, Poor)

"The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Peace, Hope, Brotherhood, Justice, Lies, World)

"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
(Related: Life, Peace, Successful, Balance, Joy)

"Water is always a support or a healing thing apart from, you know, love or peace of mind."
- Nastassja Kinski
(Related: Love, Peace, Healing, Mind, Support, Water)

"The most important thing that certainly the United States and other Asian and Pacific actors have done is to urge that whatever happens, however the dispute is resolved, that it be resolved peacefully."
- William Kirby
(Related: Actors, states, United)

"I don't believe that economic and cultural interaction automatically brings greater peace and understanding, although it may help in that regard."
- William Kirby
(Related: Peace, Help, May, Understanding)

"We have war when at least one of the parties to a conflict wants something more than it wants peace."
- Jeane Kirkpatrick
(Related: Peace, War, Conflict)

"I think that it's always appropriate for Americans and for American foreign policy to make clear why we feel that self-government is most compatible with peace, the well-being of people, and human dignity."
- Jeane Kirkpatrick
(Related: Peace, People, Policy, American, Americans, Dignity, Foreign policy, Self)

"You can't make war in the Middle East without Egypt and you can't make peace without Syria."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Peace, War)

"There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success."
- Philip Knight
(Related: Life, Peace, Success, Work, Business, Battle, Chaos, Conflict, Key)

"Our political machine, composed of thirteen independent sovereignties, have been perpetually operating against each other and against the federal head ever since the peace."
- Henry Knox
(Related: Peace, Machine)

"If a nation wants to live in peace with its neighbors, it doesn't keep rattling the saber at them."
- Howard Koch
(Related: Peace, Nation, Neighbors)

"I love painting and music, of course. I don't know nearly as much about them as I know about poetry. I've certainly been influenced by fiction. I was overwhelmed by War and Peace when I read it, and I didn't read it until I was in my late 20s."
- Kenneth Koch
(Related: Love, Peace, War, Music, Poetry, Fiction, Painting)

"For us, universal values such as justice, morality and peace cannot be disputed and it is for this reason that we pursue the restoration of historical truth."
- Robert Kocharian
(Related: Peace, Morality, Truth, Values, Justice, Reason)

"Germany's fate is decided first and foremost in Europe. Reconciliation and cooperation in Europe have brought us freedom, peace and prosperity. Who would have dared to believe so much 50 years ago?"
- Horst Koehler
(Related: Peace, Cooperation, Europe, Fate, First, Freedom, Germany, Prosperity, Years)

"Peace must be more than the absence of war."
- Helmut Kohl
(Related: Peace, War, Absence)

"My commitment to a humane and peaceful world continues to this day."
- Walter Kohn
(Related: Commitment, Day, World)

"Art never seems to make me peaceful or pure."
- Willem de Kooning
(Related: Art)

"This is probably why, my life is easier, and my family is very happy, because we never lie each other. This is probably all people supposed to feel each other, so be always in all of the world they'll be peace."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: Family, Life, Peace, Lie, People, World)

"A man who is not afraid is not aggressive, a man who has no sense of fear of any kind is really a free, a peaceful man."
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
(Related: Fear, Man, Sense)

"It's quite a famous story that takes place on Christmas Eve, and the Germans, French, and Scottish are trying to make peace one night and they bury their dead and they play football. I play a German opera singer, in German, which I never have so I am really excited about that."
- Diane Kruger
(Related: Peace, Christmas, Famous, Football, Night, Opera, Play, Trying)

"Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Death, Being, Night, Sky)

"Those who have the strength and the love to sit with a dying patient in the silence that goes beyond words will know that this moment is neither frightening nor painful, but a peaceful cessation of the functioning of the body."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Love, Strength, Body, Dying, Silence, Will, Words)

"I believe sincerely that we should bring in U.N. peacekeepers and bring our troops home."
- Dennis Kucinich
(Related: Home, Troops)

"I am running for President of the United States to enable the Goddess of Peace to encircle within her arms all the children of this country and all the children of the world."
- Dennis Kucinich
(Related: Peace, Children, Country, President, Running, states, United, World)

"When the principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then the battle is your calling, and peace has become sin. You must at the price of dearest peace lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy with all the fire of your faith."
- Abraham Kuyper
(Related: Faith, Peace, Friend, Battle, Day, Enemy, Fire, Principles, Sin)

"If Americans knew how to deal with other people, they could bring peace to the world. Alas, they have not learned enough yet. The true American feels that he is 100 percent welcome anywhere he goes."
- Nguyen Cao Ky
(Related: Peace, People, American, Americans, World)

"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
(Related: Government, Peace, Goal, Nation, Will)

"We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Peace, World)

"Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Peace, Possibility, Ignorance)

"Such an arrangement would provide Taiwan and China with a forum for dialogue whereby they may forge closer ties based on mutual understanding and respect, leading to permanent peace in the Taiwan Strait."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Peace, Leading, May, Respect, Understanding)

"In particular, the efforts to reestablish peace after the World War have been directed toward the formation of states and the regulation of their frontiers according to a consciously national program."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Peace, War, states, World, World war)

"This coupling together of science with international peace, is, I think, particularly significant."
- Irving Langmuir
(Related: Science, Peace)

"How will decent people in the region ever believe in peace if Arab terrorists interpret every gesture of peace as a display of weakness and then act accordingly?"
- Tom Lantos
(Related: Peace, People, Act, Weakness, Will)

"A stable Iraq at peace with its neighbors will remain elusive until we improve both the security and the economic environment in Iraq."
- Tom Lantos
(Related: Peace, Environment, Iraq, Neighbors, Security, Will)

"Today's global landscape is increasingly interconnected. China and the Middle East play critical roles towards international peace and security."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Peace, Play, Security, Today)

"The opposite of war is not peace, it's creation."
- Jonathan Larson
(Related: War, Peace, Creation)

"The Lord receive my soul, and have mercy on me, and bless this kingdom with peace and charity, that there may not be this effusion of Christian blood amongst them."
- William Laud
(Related: Peace, Soul, Christian, Blood, Charity, May, Mercy)

"I feel that an understanding could be reached with Germany which would result in a lasting peace with Europe and believe that a German victory is preferable to a British and Soviet victory."
- Pierre Laval
(Related: Peace, Victory, Europe, Germany, Result, Understanding)

"Loud peace propaganda makes war seem imminent."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Peace, War, Propaganda)

"People always make war when they say they love peace."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Love, Peace, War, People)

"I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle, so all is peace."
- Edward Lear
(Related: Peace, People, Babies, Twins)

"There is no such thing as inner peace. There is only nervousness or death. Any attempt to prove otherwise constitutes unacceptable behavior."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Death, Peace, Behavior, Nervousness)

"We also did something called the Texas Peace Festival, which was actually a better gig both musically, and in the way it was organised."
- Alvin Lee
(Related: Peace)

"It was my dream that I had clenched in a fist of discontent and wouldn't release. But time had now pried every finger open. There is peace in an open and upraised hand that isn't grasping for anything."
- Laurel Lee
(Related: Peace, Time, Dream, Discontent, Now, Open)

"You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die."
- John Lennon
(Related: Peace, Fighting)

"All we are saying is give peace a chance."
- John Lennon
(Related: Peace, Chance, Saying)

"Guilt for being rich, and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn't enough and you have to go and get shot or something."
- John Lennon
(Related: Love, Peace, Being, Guilt, Thinking)

"I'm not claiming divinity. I've never claimed purity of soul. I've never claimed to have the answers to life. I only put out songs and answer questions as honestly as I can... But I still believe in peace, love and understanding."
- John Lennon
(Related: Love, Life, Peace, Soul, Answers, Divinity, Purity, Questions, Songs, Understanding)

"If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace."
- John Lennon
(Related: Peace, Television)

"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
(Related: Love, Peace)

"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 be as one."
- John Lennon
(Related: Life, Peace, People, Hope, Living, May, Will, World)

"The most important thing in my father's life? World peace. Me and my brother. My mom."
- Sean Lennon
(Related: Mom, Peace, Brother, Life, Father, World)

"You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace."
- Max Lerner
(Related: Peace, Brotherhood, End, May)

"We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandated of the United Nations and is building weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Peace, Belief, Building, Destruction, Nations, Stability, United, Weapons)

"God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Happiness, Peace, God)

"If there is to be peace in our industrial life let the employer recognize his obligation to his employees - at least to the degree set forth in existing statutes."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Life, Peace, Employees, Obligation)

"If the world would only build temples to Machinery in the abstract then everything would be perfect. The painter and sculptor would have plenty to do, and could, in complete peace and suitably honored, pursue their trade without further trouble."
- Wyndham Lewis
(Related: Peace, Trade, Trouble, World)

"This film "Hero" talks about the peace of Chinese people."
- Jet Li
(Related: Peace, People, Film)

"Nothing is more conducive to peace of mind than not having any opinion at all."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Related: Peace, Mind, Nothing, Opinion)

"Nothing can contribute more to peace of soul than the lack of any opinion whatever."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Related: Peace, Soul, Nothing, Opinion)

"We have reached an important milestone and achieved a new momentum in reaching a goal all Americans should embrace - building a secure, peaceful, democratic Iraq that is no longer a threat to the United States or the international community."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Goal, Americans, Building, Community, Iraq, states, United)

"For capitalism, war and peace are business and nothing but business."
- Karl Liebknecht
(Related: Business, Peace, War, Capitalism, Nothing)

"Class struggle: external peace, international solidarity, peace among peoples. This is the sacred slogan of international socialist democracy that liberates nations."
- Karl Liebknecht
(Related: Peace, Class, Democracy, Nations, Solidarity)

"Capitalism is war; socialism is peace."
- Karl Liebknecht
(Related: Peace, War, Capitalism, Socialism)

"You have to find the peace and patience within yourself to be a model and an example to others and not judge."
- Judith Light
(Related: Peace, Example, Patience)

"After that his Majesty was beheaded, the Parliament for some years effected nothing either for the publick peace or tranquillity of the nation, or settling religion as they had formerly promised."
- William Lilly
(Related: Peace, Religion, Nation, Nothing, Parliament, Years)

"All my work is much more peaceful than I am."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Work)

"To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Victory, Right)

"Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Business, Opportunity, Being, Compromise, Man, Neighbors, Will)

"Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets."
- Abraham Lincoln
"Avoid popularity if you would have peace."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Peace, Popularity)

"We need new partnerships in fighting terrorism and building peace."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Building, Fighting, Terrorism)

"We need new partnerships for peace and security."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Security)

"The United Nations remains our most important global actor. These days we are continuously reminded of the enormous responsibility of the Security Council to uphold international peace and stability."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Actor, Nations, Responsibility, Security, Stability, United)

"The conflict in the Middle East needs to be solved for the same reasons. It is necessary to reach a two-states solution, built on international law, for sustainable peace and development, and it can only be achieved through joint efforts by the international community."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Development, Community, Conflict, Law, Needs, Solution)

"One of the gaps in our international development efforts is the provision of global public goods - that is, goods or conditions we need that no individual or country can secure on their own, such as halting global warming, financial stability and peace and security."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Development, Financial, Country, Global warming, Public, Security, Stability)

"In a case like Iraq the UN has again shown what important role it plays as the guarantor for protecting international peace and stability in the global political structure."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Iraq, Stability)

"As the war on terror continues, Americans must honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for the protection of this nation and the hope of peace."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Men, Peace, War, Women, Hope, Americans, Honor, Nation, Protection, Terror)

"There are laws for peace as well as war."
- Titus Livius
(Related: Peace, War, Laws)

"You are not going to get peace with millions of armed men. The chariot of peace cannot advance over a road littered with cannon."
- David Lloyd
(Related: Peace, Men, Road)

"Our ideal is to make her ever stronger and better and finer, because in that way alone, as we believe, can she be of the greatest service to the world's peace and to the welfare of mankind."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Peace, Mankind, Service, Welfare, World)

"Standing, as I believe the United States stands for humanity and civilization, we should exercise every influence of our great country to put a stop to that war which is now raging in Cuba and give to that island once more peace, liberty, and independence."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: War, Peace, Civilization, Country, Exercise, Independence, Humanity, Influence, Liberty, Now, states, United)

"Are ideals confined to this deformed experiment upon a noble purpose, tainted, as it is, with bargains and tied to a peace treaty which might have been disposed of long ago to the great benefit of the world if it had not been compelled to carry this rider on its back?"
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Peace, Purpose, Ideals, World)

"Of mediumship there are many grades, one of the simplest forms being the capacity to receive an impression or automatic writing, under peaceful conditions, in an ordinary state; but the whole subject is too large to be treated here."
- Oliver Joseph Lodge
(Related: Impression, Being, State, Writing)

"The primary, the fundamental, the essential purpose of the United Nations is to keep peace. Everything it does which helps prevent World War III is good. Everything which does not further that goal, either directly or indirectly, is at best superfluous."
- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
(Related: War, Peace, Goal, Purpose, Nations, United, World, World war)

"I have entered the field to die, if need be, for this government, and never expect to return to peaceful pursuits until the object of this war of preservation has become a fact established."
- John A. Logan
(Related: War, Government, Fact)

"I think it's great that we have organisations like Greenpeace. In a pluralistic society, we want to have people who point out all the problems that the Earth could encounter. But we need to understand that they are not presenting a full and rounded view."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Society, People, Earth, Problems, Want)

"First of all when you're a mommy like you like the consistency of being on a show like that's just peace of mind, I know I have financial, you know stability."
- Nia Long
(Related: Peace, Consistency, Financial, Being, First, Mind, Stability)

"Often, before returning home, I would take a long and roundabout way and pass by the peaceful ramparts from where I had glimpses of other provinces, and a sight of the distant country."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Home, Country, Sight)

"Blessed be God that Thou hast filled the soul of Thy servant with joy and peace in believing."
- Christopher Love
(Related: Peace, God, Soul, Joy)

"There are different things one can do to establish and hasten the peace process. Meditation is one way."
- Mike Love
(Related: Peace, Meditation)

"I have heard that the Saudi Arabians are paying Greenpeace to campaign against Nuclear Power. It wouldn't surprise me at all."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Power)

"It's wonderful to be back. Back among the mountains that remind us of our vulnerability, our ultimate lack of control over the world we live in. Mountains that demand humility, and yield so much peace in return."
- Alex Lowe
(Related: Peace, Control, Humility, Mountains, Vulnerability, World, Yield)

"Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Peace, Love, God, Hope, Children, Day)

"When we have done our best, we should wait the result in peace."
- John Lubbock
(Related: Peace, Result)

"The world's people all share the earnest aspiration to have peace, stability, justice and cooperation."
- Tran Duc Luong
(Related: Peace, People, Cooperation, Justice, Stability, World)

"Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Peace, Justice)

"Peace if possible, truth at all costs."
- Martin Luther
(Related: Peace, Truth)

"In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace."
- Wangari Maathai
(Related: Peace, Conflict, Connection, Democracy, Environment, Rights, Human rights, May, Obvious, Today)

"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
(Related: War, Peace, Wounds)

"Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: War, Peace, Honor, Yield)

"War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Peace, War, Ability, Leisure, Military, Study)

"I feel beautiful when I'm at peace with myself. When I'm serene, when I'm a good person, when I've been considerate of others."
- Elle Macpherson
(Related: Peace)

"But I do know focusing on the exterior doesn't make me happy. If I want peace and serenity, it won't be reached by getting thinner or fatter."
- Elle Macpherson
(Related: Peace, Serenity, Want)

"Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one's level of peace of mind."
- Sydney Madwed
(Related: Peace, Thought, Action, Goal, Feeling, Mind)

"Many a happiness in life, as many a disaster, can be due to chance, but the peace within us can never be governed by chance."
- Maurice Maeterlinck
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Life, Chance, Disaster)

"I might have some character traits that some might see as innocence or naive. That's because I discovered peace and happiness in my soul. And with this knowledge, I also see the beauty of human life."
- Tobey Maguire
(Related: Beauty, Happiness, Life, Peace, Soul, Knowledge, Character, Innocence)

"I accepted the interviews and encounters that had to be held with the media, but I would have preferred to work in peace."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Peace, Work, Media)

"From 7 in the morning to 11 at night, I was reading. I don't think one can find any other time in one's life to be left alone so much to read in peace like that."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Related: Life, Peace, Time, Night, Reading)

"You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Peace, Freedom)

"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Law, Respect)

"You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom."
- Malcom X
(Related: Peace, Freedom)

"War puts its questions stupidly, peace mysteriously."
- Andre Malraux
(Related: Peace, War, Questions)

"Policemen so cherish their status as keepers of the peace and protectors of the public that they have occasionally been known to beat to death those citizens or groups who question that status."
- David Mamet
(Related: Death, Peace, Public, Question)

"I'm a peaceful dude."
- Method Man
"I wondered vaguely if this was when it would end, whether I would pull up tonight's darkness like a quilt and be dead and at peace evermore."
- William Manchester
(Related: Peace, Darkness, End)

"If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Peace, Work, Enemy, Want)

"I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Peace, Dream)

"They want to derail peace because they want to plunge Northern Ireland back into armed conflict."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Peace, Conflict, Ireland, Want)

"I am not saying that I'm happy about what's going on right now in our nation, but I am at peace and I am comforted because I know that He's on the throne. That is good enough for me."
- Barbara Mandrell
(Related: Peace, Nation, Now, Right, Saying)

"For a long time, I really struggled with the idea of being an actor because I really felt that I should be in the Peace Corps."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: Peace, Time, Idea, Actor, Being)

"War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: Peace, War, Problems)

"In a multi-racial society, trust, understanding and tolerance are the cornerstones of peace and order."
- Kamisese Mara
(Related: Peace, Society, Trust, Order, Tolerance, Understanding)

"I am proud to represent these men and women who empower people in developing nations and promote the Peace Corps mission of peace and friendship. These volunteers are making major strides to improve the lives of people and communities around the world."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Men, Peace, Women, Friendship, People, Mission, Nations, World)

"We are in a time when the Peace Corps mission is more vital than ever, and the organization is at a 30-year high in the number of volunteers in the field. The Peace Corps is currently in 69 posts and serving 75 countries across the globe."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Peace, Time, Countries, Mission)

"I wish the Peace Corps and its volunteers continued success and perseverance. We are grateful for their contributions to society and dedication to providing assistance where it is needed. May the Peace Corps continue its legacy of service, both at home and abroad."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Home, Peace, Society, Success, Perseverance, Dedication, May, Service)

"My dream is to live a good life and be loving, be close to God and be a good human being and bring peace to people."
- Ziggy Marley
(Related: Life, Peace, God, People, Dream, Being)

"If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known."
- George C. Marshall
(Related: Peace, Man, Solution, Will, World)

"I want just to be happy and peaceful. And that's not always the case when you're married."
- Olivier Martinez
(Related: Want)

"The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Peace, Absence, Meaning, Opposition, Socialism)

"I assure you, it would be much more pleasant for me to be an ordinary voter in peaceful Chechnya than the president of a republic at war."
- Aslan Maskhadov
(Related: War, President)

"A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself."
- Abraham Maslow
(Related: Peace, Music, Artist)

"For which reason I would exhort you to pay all due Regard to the government over us; to the KING and all in authority; and to lead a quiet and peaceable life."
- Jonathan Mayhew
(Related: Government, Life, Authority, Quiet, Reason)

"Colombia is in a risky position. They've got a peace process that's going nowhere, and a drug production problem that's skyrocketing."
- Barry McCaffrey
(Related: Peace, Production)

"Our armed forces will fight for peace in Iraq, a peace built on more secure foundations than are found today in the Middle East. Even more important, they will fight for two human conditions of even greater value than peace: liberty and justice."
- John McCain
(Related: Peace, Fight, Iraq, Justice, Liberty, Today, Value, Will)

"We should learn to live and love our neighbors as ourselves for the sake of peace and progress."
- David McCallum
(Related: Love, Peace, Progress, Neighbors)

"The peace movement is a great force for peace. Some of the world's most quarrelsome people act out their aggressions through the peace movement."
- John McCarthy
(Related: Peace, People, Act, Force, World)

"I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up. I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain. I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions. Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire, a record player and peace."
- Linda McCartney
(Related: Peace, Fire, Growing up, Open)

"Over the past year, several cases of human rights abuses, specifically sexual exploitation and abuse, by individuals involved in U.N. peacekeeping operations have raised the suspicions of many Members of Congress and members of the International Relations Committee."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Abuse, Committee, Congress, Exploitation, Rights, Human rights, Past)

"We must continue to pursue peace through diplomacy, but we must also not shrink from our responsibility through the option of strength. We must take advantage of internal resistance and change from within Iran to avert this path of mutual destruction."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Change, Peace, Strength, Destruction, Diplomacy, Responsibility)

"Conscious of my own weakness, I can only seek fervently the guidance of the Ruler of the Universe, and, relying on His all-powerful aid, do my best to restore Union and peace to a suffering people, and to establish and guard their liberties and rights."
- George B. McClellan
(Related: Peace, People, Rights, Guidance, Suffering, Universe, Weakness)

"The Union, which can alone insure internal peace, and external security to each State, Must and Shall be Preserved, cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood."
- George B. McClellan
(Related: Peace, Time, Blood, May, Security, State, Treasure)

"Where I once constantly lost my temper, I found myself arriving at a crisis and experiencing peace."
- Josh McDowell
(Related: Peace, Crisis, Temper)

"Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure."
- Phyllis McGinley
(Related: Peace, Body, Healing, Measure)

"Well I think it has always been a mistake to reduce the peace process in Ireland to a decommissioning process."
- Martin McGuinness
(Related: Peace, Mistake, Ireland)

"Along with that ongoing process Sinn Fein took a decision to establish a peace commission which had the responsibility to travel around the country to receive submissions from the general public, also our opponents."
- Martin McGuinness
(Related: Peace, Travel, Decision, Country, Opponents, Public, Responsibility)

"Only to the extent that men desire peace and brotherhood can the world be made better. No peace even though temporarily obtained, will be permanent, whether to individuals or nations, unless it is built upon the solid foundation of eternal principles."
- David O. McKay
(Related: Men, Peace, Brotherhood, Desire, Nations, Principles, Will, World)

"Happiness and peace will come to earth only as the light of love and human compassion enter the souls of men."
- David O. McKay
(Related: Happiness, Love, Men, Peace, Compassion, Earth, Light, Will)

"Men may yearn for peace, cry for peace, and work for peace, but there will be no peace until they follow the path pointed out by the Living Christ. He is the true light of men's lives."
- David O. McKay
(Related: Men, Peace, Work, Christ, Light, Living, May, Will)

"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
(Related: War, Peace, Conflict, Interest)

"War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed."
- William McKinley
(Related: Peace, War)

"For three years now, our brave men and women in uniform have done everything their country has asked of them, yet President Bush still does not have a plan to win the peace in Iraq and bring our troops home."
- Marty Meehan
(Related: Home, Men, Peace, Women, Country, Iraq, Now, President, Troops, Years)

"This election marks a significant moment in Haiti; it not only serves as the basis of hope along the road to democracy, but also serves as a testament to the resolve and character of the Haitian people during their long struggle for peace, reconciliation, and prosperity."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: Peace, People, Character, Hope, Democracy, Prosperity, Road, Struggle)

"We need to begin an all-out diplomatic offensive on Darfur in order to prepare the way for a peacekeeping force that can ensure protection for the people of Darfur."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: People, Force, Order, Protection)

"Work, look for peace and calm in work: you will find it nowhere else."
- Dmitri Mendeleev
(Related: Peace, Work, Will)

"We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we are not at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Peace, God)

"Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Peace, Soul, Heart, Christ, Eyes, Feet, Joy, Open)

"Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Peace, War, Truth, Sacrifice, Conscience, Fidelity, Heroism, Labor, Purity)

"It's a miracle to be an actor and to know that you have a job to go to a year from now is a rare thing, so I think peace of mind and financial stability come with that. Hopefully I'm a little wiser and have a little more perspective in my life than I did then."
- Debra Messing
(Related: Life, Peace, Financial, Actor, Job, Mind, Now, Perspective, Stability)

"May God be with me! May Heaven bless this New Year. May it be a year of fruitfulness, of peace and prosperity; may it be a year of peace and unity for all mankind; may the world be freed of cholera."
- Giacomo Meyerbeer
(Related: Peace, God, Heaven, Mankind, May, New year, Prosperity, Unity, World)

"You'll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart."
- George Michael
(Related: Peace, Heart, Mind)

"For a time during the early settlement of this country peace and goodwill prevailed, only to be followed later by violent and relentless warfare."
- Nelson A. Miles
(Related: Peace, Time, Country, Goodwill)

"If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Peace, Being, Will)

"The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man."
- Ho Chi Minh
(Related: Love, Peace, People, Aggression, Freedom, Independence, Man, states, United)

"I know that. I'm having a ball. I'm not slap happy. I'm just filled up with joy and with peace and with all kinds of things that have eluded me for quite a few years. And they're back and they're thriving."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Peace, Joy, Years)

"Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Society, Peace)

"Peace and not war is the father of all things."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Peace, War, Father)

"Modern society, based as it is on the division of labor, can be preserved only under conditions of lasting peace."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Peace, Society, Labor)

"If some peoples pretend that history or geography gives them the right to subjugate other races, nations, or peoples, there can be no peace."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: History, Peace, Geography, Nations, Right)

"Whoever wants peace among nations must seek to limit the state and its influence most strictly."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Peace, Influence, Nations, State)

"Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Peace, Fight, Wishes)

"To defeat the aggressors is not enough to make peace durable. The main thing is to discard the ideology that generates war."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Peace, War, Defeat, Ideology)

"The attainment of the economic aims of man presupposes peace."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Peace, Man)

"As they say, one thing led to another, and, ultimately, the British and Irish governments asked me to serve as chairman of the peace negotiations, which ironically began six years ago this week."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Peace, Irish, Years)

"I want peace. I want to see if somewhere there isn't something left in life of charm and grace."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Life, Peace, Charm, Grace, Want)

"He who follows his lessons tastes a profound peace, and looks upon everybody as a bunch of manure."
- Moliere
(Related: Peace)

"We have the melancholy dilemma of not being in a state to make peace or to prosecute war."
- George Montagu
(Related: Peace, War, Being, Melancholy, State)

"While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind."
- Mary Wortley Montagu
(Related: Peace, Friend, Conscience, Mind)

"Peace is a natural effect of trade."
- Charles de Montesquieu
(Related: Peace, Effect, Trade)

"Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war."
- Maria Montessori
(Related: Peace, Politics, War, Work, Education)

"The Dove, on silver pinions, winged her peaceful way."
- James Montgomery
"I created the Women's Federation for World Peace in order to restore all that woman originally lost. You American women don't need a man in the position of grandfather, parents, husband, elder or younger brother. You only need the true Adam."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Peace, Women, Brother, HusbAmerican, Man, Order, Parents, Woman, World)

"In my opinion, if we have not achieved peace, it is because people forget its most fundamental aspect. Before we talk about peace among nations, we must settle our peace with God."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Peace, God, People, Forget, Nations, Opinion, Talk)

"It's easy to sit in relative luxury and peace and pontificate on the subject of the Third World debts."
- Roger Moore
(Related: Peace, Luxury, World)

"I was surrounded by nature and trying to come to terms with this blissful nature versus the inhumane mentality of war. People were being deluded by someone using the word peace."
- Thurston Moore
(Related: Nature, Peace, War, People, Being, Trying, Word)

"Women are not inherently passive or peaceful."
- Robin Morgan
(Related: Women)

"I was motivated by just thinking that if you had all this external success that everyone would love you and everything would be peaceful and wonderful."
- Alanis Morissette
(Related: Love, Success, Thinking)

"At one point, I was just perceived as only being angry, but now I'm being perceived as angry, peaceful, and spiritual."
- Alanis Morissette
(Related: Being, Now, Spiritual)

"I happen to dig being able to use whatever mystique I have to further the idea of peace."
- Garrett Morris
(Related: Peace, Idea, Being)

"I do believe that the United Nations needs to have more exacting, more enhanced professional standards for the military peacekeepers that are deployed."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Military, Nations, Needs, United)

"When you make your peace with authority, you become authority."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Peace, Authority)

"They make revolutionary propaganda because they know the privileged class can never be overturned peacefully."
- Johann Most
(Related: Class, Propaganda)

"Sharon is capable of making peace."
- Hosni Mubarak
(Related: Peace)

"I wish to assure you that there can never be any return to the state of armed conflict which existed before our commitment to peace and the democratic process of election under the Lancaster House agreement."
- Robert Mugabe
(Related: Peace, Agreement, Commitment, Conflict, State)

"I build a kind of wall between myself and t he model so that I can paint in peace behind it. Otherwise, she might say something that confuses and distracts me."
- Edvard Munch
(Related: Peace)

"May the soul of the late President Milton Obote... a long-time member of this parliament, rest in peace."
- Yoweri Museveni
(Related: Peace, Soul, May, Parliament, President, Rest)

"Islam teaches tolerance, not hatred; universal brotherhood, not enmity; peace, and not violence."
- Pervez Musharraf
(Related: Peace, Islam, Brotherhood, Hatred, Tolerance, Violence)

"War is to man what maternity is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual peace."
- Benito Mussolini
(Related: Peace, War, Man, Woman)

"Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity, quite apart from political considerations of the moment, believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace."
- Benito Mussolini
(Related: Peace, Development, Possibility, Fascism, Future, Humanity)

"There is no way to peace; peace is the way."
- A. J. Muste
(Related: Peace)

"We cannot have peace if we are only concerned with peace. War is not an accident. It is the logical outcome of a certain way of life. If we want to attack war, we have to attack that way of life."
- A. J. Muste
(Related: Life, Peace, War, Accident, Want)

"I'm playing George quite a bit differently this season, and I'm glad you picked up on the fact that she kind of made peace with her situation at the end of last season."
- Ellen Muth
(Related: Peace, End, Fact)

"We can hope that men will understand that the interest of all are the same, that hope lies in cooperation. We can then perhaps keep PEACE."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Men, Peace, Hope, Cooperation, Interest, Lies, Will)

"The longing for peace is rooted in the hearts of all men. But the striving, which at present has become so insistent, cannot lay claim to such an ambition as leading the way to eternal peace, or solving all disputes among nations."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Peace, Men, Ambition, Leading, Longing, Nations, Present)

"Nobel was a genuine friend of peace. He even went so far as to believe that he had invented a tool of destruction, dynamite, which would make war so senseless that it would become impossible. He was wrong."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: War, Peace, Friend, Destruction, Wrong)

"It is frightening that in recent years such an increase has occurred in acts of terrorism, which have even reached peaceful countries such as ours. And as a "remedy", more and more security forces are established to protect the lives of individual men and women."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Men, Women, Countries, Security, Terrorism, Years)

"We can't forget what happened on May 4th, 1970, when four students gave up their lives because they had the American constitutional right of peaceful protest. They gave up their lives. And to sing that song in that spot on that anniversary was very emotional for us."
- Graham Nash
(Related: American, Forget, May, Protest, Right, Song, Students)

"That is why if Lebanon concludes a peace agreement with Israel and brings that accord to the Parliament our deputies will reject it; Hezbollah refuses any conciliation with Israel in principle."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: Peace, Agreement, Israel, Parliament, Will)

"When a peace agreement is concluded between the Lebanese government and Israel, we would surely disagree with the Lebanese government about that, but we would not make any turmoil out of it."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: Government, Peace, Agreement, Israel)

"We call upon all sides to stop hostilities and restart peace talks."
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Related: Peace)

"We have to acknowledge peace is in danger and mankind still has not realised the priority to be given to world dialogue versus armed contradiction and bloodshed."
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Related: Peace, Contradiction, Danger, Mankind, World)

"North Eurasia is one of the best examples of religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence of Islam and Christianity. This is a rare thing in today's world, even in its most liberal parts."
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Related: Christianity, Islam, Liberal, Religious, Today, Tolerance, World)

"It is extremely important that mass media, having freed from the relics of the Cold War, served for peace and dialogue between nations and religions, the rich and the poor, countries and continents."
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Related: Peace, War, Countries, Media, Nations, Poor)

"It seems to be that when these communist regimes take over - if you look at the example of Vietnam or Cambodia or Nicaragua - that even in conditions of peace they don't seem to be able to figure out how to support their people, and the human suffering is enormous."
- John Negroponte
(Related: Peace, People, Example, Suffering, Support, Vietnam)

"Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Peace, War, Soul, People, Absence, Mind, Nations, Serenity, State)

"The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Peace, Man, Order)

"Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Dreams, Peace)

"Peace is obtained by war."
- Cornelius Nepos
(Related: Peace, War)

"Care less for your harvest than for how it is shared and your life will have meaning and your heart will have peace."
- Kent Nerburn
(Related: Life, Peace, Heart, Care, Harvest, Meaning, Will)

"Peace goes into the making of a poem as flour goes into the making of bread."
- Pablo Neruda
(Related: Peace)

"I think that a strong Israel is the only Israel that will bring the Arabs to the peace table."
- Benjamin Netanyahu
(Related: Peace, Israel, Will)

"The Israeli government has proved over the past year its commitment to peace, both in words and deeds. By contrast, the Palestinians are posing preconditions for renewing the diplomatic process in a way they have not done over the course of 16 years."
- Benjamin Netanyahu
(Related: Government, Peace, Commitment, Contrast, Deeds, Past, Words, Years)

"All of us deserve a greater peace of mind, knowing that our children are better protected wherever they are."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Peace, Children, Mind)

"Democracies are indeed slow to make war, but once embarked upon a martial venture are equally slow to make peace and reluctant to make a tolerable, rather than a vindictive, peace."
- Reinhold Niebuhr
(Related: Peace, War)

"I saw him... at peace in my armchair. I remember wishing he could stay in peace like that forever. I had a feeling of easing his burden with my strength."
- Dennis Nilsen
(Related: Peace, Strength, Burden, Feeling, Wishing)

"As this long and difficult war ends, I would like to address a few special words to the American people: Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Peace, War, American, Honor, Words)

"The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: History, Honor)

"A State in the grip of neo-colonialism is not master of its own destiny. It is this factor which makes neo-colonialism such a serious threat to world peace."
- Kwame Nkrumah
(Related: Peace, Destiny, State, World)

"I intend to leave after my death a large fund for the promotion of the peace idea, but I am skeptical as to its results."
- Alfred Nobel
(Related: Death, Peace, Idea, Promotion, Results)

"If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day."
- Alex Noble
(Related: Nature, Peace, Thought, Successful, Action, Day, Service)

"To me I've just really, really found a relaxed, peaceful side of my life and I'm enjoying it."
- Greg Norman
(Related: Life)

"I was opposed to World War II, and indeed on June 22, 1941 when Hitler invaded the Soviet Union I suddenly found myself the lone supporter of peace since everybody else had, because of their communist beliefs, shifted over to become supporters of the war."
- Douglass North
(Related: Peace, War, Beliefs, June, World, World war)

"Getting emotional about things is a peacetime luxury. In wartime, it's much too painful."
- Edmund H. North
(Related: Luxury)

"The space and light up there in Norfolk is wonderfully peaceful. I find myself doing funny things like gardening, and cooking, which I rarely do in London."
- Jeremy Northam
(Related: Funny, Gardening, Cooking, Light, London, Space)

"If a war be undertaken... before the resources of peace have been tried and proved vain to secure it, that war has no defense, it is a national crime."
- Charles Eliot Norton
(Related: Peace, War, Crime, Defense)

"The Bush Administration's failure to be consistently involved in helping Israel achieve peace with the Palestinians has been both wrong for our friendship with Israel, as well as badly damaging to our standing in the Arab world."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Friendship, Peace, Failure, Israel, World, Wrong)

"In the recent years there have been criticisms levelled against Japan suggesting that she should offer more military forces to the United Nations forces and thereby play a more active role in the keeping and restoration of peace in various parts of the world."
- Kenzaburo Oe
(Related: Peace, Military, Nations, Play, United, World, Years)

"The Japanese chose the principle of eternal peace as the basis of morality for our rebirth after the War."
- Kenzaburo Oe
(Related: Peace, War, Morality, Rebirth)

"My heritage has been my grounding, and it has brought me peace."
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Peace)

"Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad primarily as an internal struggle to improve."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: American, Struggle)

"I'd loved to wear jeans and t-shirts, but everybody was in the peace movement back then. And that was my ploy. I had to be careful not to say things like 'I like meat.' Actually I just wanted to drink beer and to screw."
- Ed O'Neill
(Related: Peace, Beer)

"Obsessed by a fairy tale, we spend our lives searching for a magic door and a lost kingdom of peace."
- Eugene O'Neill
(Related: Peace, Magic)

"I pray daily... for peace."
- Paul O'Neill
(Related: Peace)

"Remember, each one of us has the power to change the world. Just start thinking peace, and the message will spread quicker than you think."
- Yoko Ono
(Related: Change, Power, Peace, Thinking, Will, World)

"There can be no peace in the world so long as a large proportion of the population lack the necessities of life and believe that a change of the political and economic system will make them available. World peace must be based on world plenty."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Change, Life, Peace, Population, Will, World)

"Our civilization is now in the transition stage between the age of warring empires and a new age of world unity and peace."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Age, Peace, Civilization, Now, Unity, World)

"The Peace Corps is an outstanding organization that promotes peace through helping countless individuals who want to help build a better life for the community in which they serve."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Life, Peace, Community, Help, Want)

"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the Peace Corps as it reached its 45th anniversary on March 1, 2006."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Peace, March, Today)

"In addition to serving overseas, the Peace Corps' Crisis Corps Volunteers have helped their fellow Americans."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Peace, Americans, Crisis)

"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."
- George Orwell
(Related: Men, People, Beds, Night, Sleep, Violence)

"War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength."
- George Orwell
(Related: War, Peace, Strength, Freedom, Ignorance, Slavery)

"Fair peace becomes men; ferocious anger belongs to beasts."
- Ovid
(Related: Anger, Peace, Men)

"Can you look forward to the future of our country and imagine any state of things in which, with slavery still existing, we should be assured of permanent peace? I cannot."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Peace, Country, Future, Slavery, State)

"If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Peace, Day, May, Trouble)

"The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war."
- Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
(Related: Peace, War)

"I'm on the board of directors for Peace Now, which works tirelessly between the Palestinians and the Israelis to create peace in the Middle East and we've never been closer."
- Mandy Patinkin
(Related: Peace, Now)

"Isaac and I are going to Israel to ride for peace enviromental justice and a safer world for us all."
- Mandy Patinkin
(Related: Peace, Israel, Justice, World)

"I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in which the world will take pride, a nation in which each of many different groups will be making its own creative contribution."
- Alan Paton
(Related: Nation, Pride, Will, World)

"I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom, limited government, and minding our own business overseas."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Business, Life, Peace, Government, American, Formula, Freedom, Giving)

"If you want peace work for justice."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Peace, Work, Justice, Want)

"He wants only to rest and to have a little peace."
- Luciano Pavarotti
(Related: Peace, Rest)

"I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace."
- Thomas Payne
(Related: Peace, Time, Children, Trouble)

"The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Life, Peace, Being, Existence, Stress)

"Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Successful, Day, Mind, Speech, State, Will)

"The choice, however, is as clear now for nations as it was once for the individual: peace or extinction."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Choice, Nations, Now)

"The grim fact is that we prepare for war like precocious giants, and for peace like retarded pygmies."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, War, Fact, Giants)

"True there has been more talk of peace since 1945 than, I should think, at any other time in history. At least we hear more and read more about it because man's words, for good or ill, can now so easily reach the millions."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Time, History, Man, Now, Talk, Words)

"Of all our dreams today there is none more important - or so hard to realise - than that of peace in the world. May we never lose our faith in it or our resolve to do everything that can be done to convert it one day into reality."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Dreams, Faith, Peace, Day, May, Reality, Today, World)

"I cannot think of anything more difficult than to say something which would be worthy of this impressive and, for me, memorable occasion, and of the ideals and purposes which inspired the Nobel Peace Award."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Ideals)

"As for the promotion of peace congresses we have had our meetings and assemblies, but the promotion through them of the determined and effective will to peace displaying itself in action and policy remains to be achieved."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Policy, Action, Meetings, Promotion, Will)

"But while we all pray for peace, we do not always, as free citizens, support the policies that make for peace or reject those which do not. We want our own kind of peace, brought about in our own way."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Support, Want)

"I am grateful for the opportunities I have been given to participate in that work as a representative of my country, Canada, whose people have, I think, shown their devotion to peace."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Work, People, Canada, Country, Devotion)

"It would be especially tragic if the people who most cherish ideals of peace, who are most anxious for political cooperation on a wider than national scale, made the mistake of underestimating the pace of economic change in our modern world."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Change, Peace, Mistake, People, Cooperation, Ideals, World)

"And I have lived since - as you have - in a period of cold war, during which we have ensured by our achievements in the science and technology of destruction that a third act in this tragedy of war will result in the peace of extinction."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Peace, Science, Technology, War, Act, Destruction, Result, Tragedy, Will)

"There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community."
- M. Scott Peck
(Related: Life, Peace, Community, Risk, Vulnerability)

"Let's win the peace and democracy the good people of Iraq so richly deserve after decades of tyranny."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Peace, People, Democracy, Iraq, Tyranny)

"Avarice seems to have so pervaded our vital principles as to battle all hopes of a remedy but for peace and plenty."
- Edmund Pendleton
(Related: Peace, Battle, Principles)

"We sincerely hope that south Asian countries will respect and live in amity with each other, and achieve common development, and that south Asia will enjoy peace, stability and prosperity."
- Li Peng
(Related: Peace, Development, Hope, Countries, Prosperity, Respect, Stability, Will)

"I am firmly convinced that, in future years, China and India will join hands in playing a more active role in maintaining peace and stability in the region and the world at large and make due contribution to the cause of human progress and development."
- Li Peng
(Related: Peace, Development, Progress, Cause, Future, Stability, Will, World, Years)

"Lord, Bless our enemies; have mercy upon them, may they turn their course and let us alone, and let us live in peace at our homes in our own native land."
- William Pennington
(Related: Peace, Enemies, Land, May, Mercy)

"That was my first lesson from Ben-Gurion. Then I saw him making peace, and I saw him making war. He mobilized me before the war. The man was a very rare combination between a real intellectual and a born leader. There is a contradiction between the two."
- Shimon Peres
(Related: Peace, War, Leader, Contradiction, First, Man)

"We believe world peace is inevitable."
- Anne Perry
(Related: Peace, World)

"It is the hope of the European Union that Ariel Sharon will keep the peace process alive and continue the dialogue according to the wishes of all the parties involved."
- Goran Persson
(Related: Peace, Hope, Will, Wishes)

"Well, the oil, the oil spot, if you will, is a, is a term in counterinsurgency literature that connotes a peaceful area, secure area. So what you're trying to do is to always extend that, to push that out."
- David Petraeus
(Related: Literature, Oil, Trying, Will)

"Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace."
- Petrarch
(Related: Peace, Anger, Ambition, Enemies, Envy, Pride)

"Vegetarianism is a link to perfection and peace."
- River Phoenix
(Related: Peace, Perfection, Vegetarianism)

"Smoke the pipe of peace, bury the tomahawk, and become one nation."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Peace, Nation)

"It was the wish of the Americans that their red brethren should remain peacefully round their own fires, and not embroil themselves in any disputes between the white people."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: People, Americans)

"Unnecessary possessions are unnecessary burdens. If you have them, you have to take care of them! There is great freedom in simplicity of living. It is those who have enough but not too much who are the happiest."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Care, Freedom, Living, Possessions, Simplicity)

"The simplification of life is one of the steps to inner peace. A persistent simplification will create an inner and outer well-being that places harmony in one's life."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Life, Peace, Harmony, Will)

"The valid research for the future is on the inner side, on the spiritual side."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Future, Research, Spiritual)

"The way of peace is the way of love. Love is the greatest power on earth. It conquers all things."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Love, Peace, Power, Earth)

"There is a criterion by which you can judge whether the thoughts you are thinking and the things you are doing are right for you. The criterion is: Have they brought you inner peace?"
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Peace, Thoughts, Right, Thinking)

"There is something to that old saying that hate injures the hater, not the hated."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Hate, Old, Saying)

"To attain inner peace you must actually give your life, not just your possessions. When you at last give your life - bringing into alignment your beliefs and the way you live then, and only then, can you begin to find inner peace."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Life, Peace, Beliefs, Possessions)

"My appointed work is to awaken the divine nature that is within."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Nature, Work)

"We are all cells in the same body of humanity."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Body, Humanity)

"When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Peace)

"Worry is a useless mulling over of things we cannot change."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Change, Worry)

"You are within God. God is within you."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: God)

"You're in a much better position to talk with people when they approach you than when you approach them."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: People, Talk)

"This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Love, Truth, Evil, Falsehood, Hatred)

"Praying without ceasing is not ritualized, nor are there even words. It is a constant state of awareness of oneness with God."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: God, Awareness, Oneness, State, Words)

"No one can find inner peace except by working, not in a self- centered way, but for the whole human family."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Family, Peace, Self)

"Make food a very incidental part of your life by filling your life so full of meaningful things that you'll hardly have time to think about food."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Food, Life, Time)

"Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Thoughts, Feet)

"If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Thought, Negative, Thoughts)

"I don't eat junk foods and I don't think junk thoughts."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Thoughts)

"Humanity has only scratched the surface of its real potential."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Humanity, Potential)

"For light I go directly to the Source of light, not to any of the reflections."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Light)

"Do not suppress it - that would hurt you inside. Do not express it - this would not only hurt you inside, it would cause ripples in your surroundings. What you do is transform it."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Cause, Hurt)

"Before the tongue can speak, it must have lost the power to wound."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Power, Tongue)

"As I lived up to the highest light I had, higher and higher light came to me."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Light)

"Anything you cannot relinquish when it has outlived its usefulness possesses you, and in this materialistic age a great many of us are possessed by our possessions."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Age, Possessions, Usefulness)

"A pilgrim is a wanderer with purpose."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Purpose)

"People see themselves as the center of the universe and judge everything as it relates to them."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: People, Universe)

"One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: History, Time, Peace, People, Giving, News)

"Pure love is a willingness to give without a thought of receiving anything in return."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Love, Thought)

"World-wide practice of Conservation and the fair and continued access by all nations to the resources they need are the two indispensable foundations of continuous plenty and of permanent peace."
- Gifford Pinchot
(Related: Peace, Conservation, Nations, Practice, World)

"Diplomacy in general does not resolve conflicts. Wars end not due to peace processes, but due to one side giving up."
- Daniel Pipes
(Related: Peace, Diplomacy, End, Giving)

"How can you consider flower power outdated? The essence of my lyrics is the desire for peace and harmony. That's all anyone has ever wanted. How could it become outdated?"
- Robert Plant
(Related: Peace, Power, Desire, Harmony)

"Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world."
- James K. Polk
(Related: Peace, Contentment, Country, World)

"Well may the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country's peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family."
- James K. Polk
(Related: Family, Happiness, Peace, Fear, Country, May, Prosperity)

"War its thousands slays, Peace its ten thousands."
- Beilby Porteus
(Related: Peace, War)

"The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced - the just demands of peace and security will be met - or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Peace, Power, Action, Security, states, United, Will)

"Yet better for one of my nature to have it that way than to have life a peaceful, placid flow of quiet contentment. I must have days of rushing excitement."
- Dawn Powell
(Related: Life, Nature, Contentment, Excitement, Quiet)

"An order of government, established by such an all-wise, powerful being, must be good and perfect, and must be calculated to promote the permanent peace, happiness, and well-being of all his subjects."
- Orson Pratt
(Related: Government, Happiness, Peace, Being, Order)

"I would like to end world hunger and create world peace, stop corruption, stop drugs getting to kids."
- Kelly Preston
(Related: Peace, Corruption, Drugs, End, Hunger, Kids, World)

"I must end it. There is no hope. I will be at peace. No one had anything to do with it. My decision totally."
- Freddie Prinze
(Related: Peace, Decision, Hope, End, Will)

"Joy is like restless day; but peace divine like quiet night; Lead me, O Lord, till perfect Day shall shine through Peace to Light."
- Adelaide Anne Procter
(Related: Peace, Day, Joy, Light, Night, Quiet)

"There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace."
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Life, Peace, Time, Women, Thought, Clothes, Now, Struggle)

"Someday when peace has returned to this odd world I want to come to London again and stand on a certain balcony on a moonlit night and look down upon the peaceful silver curve of the Thames with its dark bridges."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: Peace, London, Night, Want, World)

"As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other."
- Pythagoras
(Related: Health, Men, Peace, Animals, Living, Man, Will)

"There cannot be peaceful coexistence in the ideological realm. Peaceful coexistence corrupts."
- Jiang Qing
"So long as peace is not attained by law (so argue the advocates of armaments) the military protection of a country must not be undermined, and until such is the case disarmament is impossible."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, Country, Law, Military, Protection)

"Some pacifists have carried the sound idea of the prime importance of security too far, to the point of declaring that any consideration of disarmament is superfluous and pointless as long as eternal peace has not been attained."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, Idea, Consideration, Importance, Security, Sound)

"Thus, if armaments were curtailed without a secure peace and all countries disarmed proportionately, military security would have been in no way affected."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, Countries, Military, Security)

"The relationship of the two problems is rather the reverse. To a great extent disarmament is dependent on guarantees of peace. Security comes first and disarmament second."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, First, Problems, Security)

"The popular, and one may say naive, idea is that peace can be secured by disarmament and that disarmament must therefore precede the attainment of absolute security and lasting peace."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, Idea, May, Popular, Security)

"Even a total and universal disarmament does not guarantee the maintenance of peace."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace)

"Disarmament or limitation of armaments, which depends on the progress made on security, also contributes to the maintenance of peace."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, Progress, Security)

"I won't undertake war until I have tried all the arts and means of peace."
- Francois Rabelais
(Related: Peace, War)

"You don't make peace with friends. You make it with very unsavory enemies."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Peace, Enemies, Friends)

"No Arab ruler will consider the peace process seriously so long as he is able to toy with the idea of achieving more by the way of violence."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Peace, Idea, Violence, Will)

"Only the change on the international scene, the crisis in the gulf, and the strong, firm position of the United States against aggression between two Arab countries created realities that led to the Madrid Peace Conference."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Change, Peace, Aggression, Countries, Crisis, states, United)

"We must think differently, look at things in a different way. Peace requires a world of new concepts, new definitions."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Peace, World)

"I believe however that peace is attainable regardless of the Arabs mentality, society or government."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Government, Peace, Society)

"The struggle to get weapons is continuous, but the United States will aid us, if it finds Israel displaying a willingness for peace."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Peace, Israel, states, Struggle, United, Weapons, Will)

"Israel is no longer a people that dwells alone, and has to join the global journey toward peace, reconciliation and international cooperation."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Peace, People, Cooperation, Israel, Journey)

"A diplomatic peace is not yet the real peace. It is an essential step in the peace process leading towards a real peace."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Peace, Leading)

"I believe that it is my responsibility as the prime minister of Israel to do whatever can be done to exploit the unique opportunities that lie ahead of us to move towards peace. Not everything can be done by one act."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Peace, Lie, Act, Israel, Responsibility)

"I enter negotiations with Chairman Arafat, the leader of the PLO, the representative of the Palestinian people, with the purpose to have coexistence between our two entities, Israel as a Jewish state and Palestinian state, entity, next to us, living in peace."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Peace, Leader, People, Purpose, Israel, Living, State)

"Give peace a chance."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Peace, Chance)

"Christians can bring peace to multi-religious Europe because we are able to understand the role of faith in the lives of other believers better than atheists."
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Related: Faith, Peace, Europe)

"I believe the main solution is to gain the trust of Europe and America and to remove their concerns over the peaceful nature of our nuclear industry and to assure them that there will never be a diversion to military use."
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(Related: Nature, Trust, America, Europe, Gain, Military, Solution, Will)

"Peace cannot come from punishing the Palestinian people."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Peace, People)

"Today, our actions must be motivated only by our intense desire to achieve a just and lasting peace. The compassion and charity of the American people should be reflected in this legislation, though sadly, they are silenced."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Peace, People, Actions, American, Charity, Compassion, Desire, Legislation, Today)

"Reasonable, even intelligent people can, and frequently do, disagree on how best to achieve peace in the Middle East, but, peace must be the goal of our foreign policy tools, whether they be by the stick or by the carrot."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Peace, People, Policy, Goal, Foreign policy, Tools)

"For hundreds of millions of Americans who believe in God, prayer is our bridge between Earth and Heaven, our way of opening our hearts to the Lord. Through this intimate relationship we find peace and guidance."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Peace, God, Americans, Earth, Guidance, Heaven, Prayer)

"The experts who managed the original Marshall Plan say Afghanistan needs a commitment of at least $5 to $10 billion over 5 to 10 years, coupled with occupation forces of 250,000 Allied soldiers to keep the peace throughout the country."
- Ted Rall
(Related: Peace, Afghanistan, Commitment, Country, Experts, Needs, Occupation, Soldiers, Years)

"Bring love and peace and happiness and beautiful lives into the world in my honor. Thank you. Love you."
- Aron Ralston
(Related: Happiness, Love, Peace, Honor, World)

"The question of peace, progress and prosperity, it's a motherhood statement, all of us like it."
- Sellapan Ramanathan
(Related: Peace, Progress, Motherhood, Prosperity, Question)

"We are not going to toy with our religion or any other. Nor are we going to barter. We are here to extend our hands to build peace and harmony."
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Related: Peace, Religion, Harmony)

"In the Muslim world, there are many people who have been vocal and we have been very vocal against extremists. But how to win this battle is an ongoing battle. And we must continue to wage the battle for peace."
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Related: Peace, People, Muslim, Battle, Wage, World)

"I have never made a threat. I've never made a threat, never expressed a threat, never - I've never - I would never threaten violence ever, because I am a man of peace, dedicated to peace."
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Related: Peace, Man, Violence)

"My life has been devoted to peacemaking."
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Related: Life)

"The greatest problem all around the world today, whether in America, Japan, China Russia, India or anywhere else in the world, is that people are not in peace. People want peace."
- Prem Rawat
(Related: Peace, People, America, Russia, Today, Want, World)

"That peace which is within us, we must experience it. And if we are searching for peace outside we will never find the peace within."
- Prem Rawat
(Related: Experience, Peace, Will)

"I declare that I will establish peace in this world."
- Prem Rawat
(Related: Peace, Will, World)

"Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Peace, Ability, Absence, Conflict)

"A people free to choose will always choose peace."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Peace, People, Will)

"I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Cause, Community, Country, Mankind, Now, Weapons, World)

"We can best honor the memories of those who were killed on September 11 and those who have been killed fighting the war on terrorism, by dedicating ourselves to building a free and peaceful world safe from the threat of terrorism."
- Jack Reed
(Related: War, Building, Fighting, Honor, Memories, Terrorism, World)

"So to hope to be able to have peace, to be able to have justice and environmental balance, are consequences of our behavior, not just our intentions."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Environmental, Peace, Hope, Balance, Behavior, Consequences, Intentions, Justice)

"I think it's naive to pray for world peace if we're not going to change the form in which we live."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Change, Peace, World)

"I believe that everyone can appreciate the right of a family to grieve the loss of a loved one in peace, regardless of anyone's position on the war in Iraq and Afghanistan."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Family, War, Peace, Afghanistan, Iraq, Loss, Right)

"We must make every effort to neutralize this threat peacefully, but be ever mindful of the growing danger Iran poses not just to a safe and free America, but to our allies abroad."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: America, Danger, Effort)

"There's something about the water - that solitary kind of peaceful feeling. You're on Earth but not quite."
- John C. Reilly
(Related: Earth, Feeling, Water)

"In 1958, I was a delegate to the Atoms for Peace conference in Geneva."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Peace, Atoms)

"We want to live at any price; so we cannot burden ourselves with feelings which, though they might be ornamental enough in peace-time, would be out of place here."
- Erich Maria Remarque
(Related: Peace, Feelings, Burden, Want)

"In time of peace prepare for war."
- Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
(Related: Peace, Time, War)

"Let him who desires peace prepare for war."
- Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
(Related: Peace, War)

"We tried our best for the longest time to negotiate a peaceful resolution to the matter, and at each step, we were thwarted by those that said, No, we will not turn the boy over to his father."
- Janet Reno
(Related: Time, Father, Resolution, Will)

"What Ireland needs now above all else is peace."
- Albert Reynolds
(Related: Peace, Ireland, Needs, Now)

"I call on everyone of goodwill both in Ireland and abroad to join now in ensuring that the beginning of peace becomes a reality, before this year is out. Let us together open a new era in our history."
- Albert Reynolds
(Related: History, Peace, Beginning, Goodwill, Ireland, Now, Open, Reality)

"I am convinced that nobody should be afraid of peace."
- Albert Reynolds
(Related: Peace)

"I wanted to get that sense of peace and even boredom that comes with long familiarity."
- Debbie Reynolds
(Related: Peace, Boredom, Familiarity, Sense)

"It has been, after all, 11 years, more than a decade now, of defiance of U.N. resolutions by Saddam Hussein. Every obligation that he signed onto after the Gulf War, so that he would not be a threat to peace and security, he has ignored and flaunted."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Peace, War, Defiance, Now, Obligation, Security, Years)

"Success is not assured, but America is resolute: this is the best chance for peace we are likely to see for some years to come - and we are acting to help Israelis and Palestinians seize this chance."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Peace, Success, Acting, America, Chance, Help, Years)

"But Portugal has a peaceful feel about it. I sit on the terrace overlooking the vineyard there and I feel cut off from the world. You need that sort of thing."
- Cliff Richard
(Related: World)

"I was a sports fan, but I also went to peace marches."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Peace, Sports)

"Like any other people, like fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in every land, when the issue of peace or war has been put squarely to the American people, they have registered for peace."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, War, People, American, Daughters, Fathers, Land, Mothers, Sons)

"We must join with the tens of millions all over the world who see in peace our most sacred responsibility."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, Responsibility, World)

"Yes, peace can and must be won, to save the world from the terrible destruction of World War III."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, War, Destruction, World, World war)

"In fact, because of this deep desire for peace, the ruling class leaders of this land, from 1945 on, stepped up the hysteria and propaganda to drive into American minds the false notion that danger threatened them from the East."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, American, Class, Danger, Deep, Desire, Fact, Land, Leaders, Propaganda)

"As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, Artist, Silence, Will)

"But the deep desire for peace remained with the American people."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, People, American, Deep, Desire)

"Through the years I have received my share of recognition for efforts in the fields of sports, the arts, the struggle for full citizenship for the Negro people, labor's rights and the fight for peace."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, Sports, People, Citizenship, Fight, Rights, Labor, Struggle, Years)

"I know that if the peace movement takes its message boldly to the Negro people a powerful force can be secured in pursuit of the greatest goal of all mankind. And the same is true of labor and the great democratic sections of our population."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, People, Goal, Force, Labor, Mankind, Population, Pursuit)

"I said it was my feeling that the American people would struggle for peace, and that has since been underscored by the President of these United States."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, People, American, Feeling, President, states, Struggle, United)

"Are some women and children going to die? Yeah. But it's doing the right thing. You got money, you sit around talking about peace. People who don't have money need some help."
- Kid Rock
(Related: Money, Women, Peace, People, Children, Help, Right, Talking)

"When I say I do, the justice of the peace replies, 'I know, I know...'"
- Mickey Rooney
(Related: Peace, Justice)

"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
(Related: Work, Peace, Talk)

"If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Peace, Science, Civilization, Ability, Relationships, World)

"I believe that in every country the people themselves are more peaceably and liberally inclined than their governments."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: People, Country)

"Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Peace)

"The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Life, Love, Peace, America, Duty, Living, Prosperity, Safety, Theory, Will)

"Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Peace, War, Science, Body, Cancer, Germany, Justice, World)

"If there is not the war, you don't get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don't get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Time, Peace, War, Name)

"The limitation upon this mode of promoting peace lies in the fact that it consists in an appeal to the civilized side of man, while war is the product of forces proceeding from man's original savage nature."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Nature, Peace, War, Fact, Lies, Man)

"Nobody knows through how many thousands of years fighting men have made a place for themselves while the weak and peaceable have gone to the wall."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Men, Fighting, Years)

"It is to be observed that every case of war averted is a gain in general, for it helps to form a habit of peace, and community habits long continued become standards of conduct."
- Elihu Root
(Related: War, Peace, Habit, Community, Gain, Habits)

"It is not uncommon in modern times to see governments straining every nerve to keep the peace, and the people whom they represent, with patriotic enthusiasm and resentment over real or fancied wrongs, urging them forward to war."
- Elihu Root
(Related: War, Peace, People, Enthusiasm, Resentment, Wrongs)

"The mere assemblage of peace loving people to interchange convincing reasons for their common faith, mere exhortation and argument to the public in favor of peace in general fall short of the mark."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Peace, Faith, People, Argument, Public)

"There is so much of good in human nature that men grow to like each other upon better acquaintance, and this points to another way in which we may strive to promote the peace of the world."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Men, Nature, Peace, Acquaintance, Human nature, May, World)

"The point of departure of the process to which we wish to contribute is the fact that war is the natural reaction of human nature in the savage state, while peace is the result of acquired characteristics."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Nature, Peace, War, Departure, Fact, Human nature, Result, State)

"Nothing is more important in the preservation of peace than to secure among the great mass of the people living under constitutional government a just conception of the rights which their nation has against others and of the duties their nation owes to others."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Government, Peace, People, Rights, Living, Nation, Nothing)

"The methods of peace propaganda which aim at establishing peace doctrine by argument and by creating a feeling favorable to peace in general seem to fall short of reaching the springs of human action and of dealing with the causes of the conduct which they seek to modify."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Peace, Action, Argument, Causes, Doctrine, Feeling, Propaganda)

"Several studies, and a number of public statements by senior military and political personalities, testify that - except for disputes between the present nuclear states - all military conflicts, as well as threats to peace, can be dealt with using conventional weapons."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: Peace, Military, Present, Public, states, Weapons)

"My third appeal is to my fellow citizens in all countries: Help us to establish lasting peace in the world."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: Peace, Help, World)

"We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence."
- Joseph Roux
(Related: Peace, Father, Wife, Friend, Language, Losing, Man, Name, Unhappiness)

"Considering what Americans have been confronted with in the last ten years, domestically and internationally, it's clear that we need emotional outlets; we have to have some peace from our problems."
- Pete Rozelle
(Related: Peace, Americans, Problems, Years)

"Serbia did not want to recognize our country in a peaceful way, so that is why they wanted to destroy us. All our efforts to find a peaceful solution were impossible. In order to save the people, NATO had to intervene."
- Ibrahim Rugova
(Related: People, Country, Order, Solution, Want)

"Unlike Christianity, which preached a peace that it never achieved, Islam unashamedly came with a sword."
- Steven Runciman
(Related: Peace, Christianity, Islam)

"You do have a modicum of peace of mind here, but it's as unsettled as any other place."
- Todd Rundgren
(Related: Peace, Mind)

"You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Peace, Compromise, Evil, May)

"If peace cannot be maintained with honour, it is no longer peace."
- John Russell
(Related: Peace)

"If you are kept in ignorance of the true way and permit yourself to rely upon and be guided by the opinion of imperfect man, you can never gain the riches that will bring you peace and lasting happiness."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Gain, Ignorance, Man, Opinion, Will)