Quotes on Peace

If you want world peace, fight for justice. -- Bumper sticker
The United Nations is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world.  -- Ralph Bunche
There are no warlike people, just warlike leaders.  -- Ralph Bunche

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

I prefer the most unfair peace to the most righteous war.  -- Cicero

If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies -- Moshe Dayan
The pioneers of a warless world are the youth that refuse military service -- Albert Einstein
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.  -- Ralph Waldo Emerson 

The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.  -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.  -- Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) American Musician, Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter

All we are saying is: give peace a chance.  -- John Lennon
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will live as one.  -- John Lennon
I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace -- Helen Keller
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind….War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.  -- John F. Kennedy
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. -- John F. Kennedy

Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.  -- Abraham Lincoln
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
Poetry is an act of peace. Peace goes into the making of a poet as flour goes into the making of bread -- Pablo Neruda

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

The opposite of war is not peace, It's creation.  -- Jonathan Larson Rent

Peace, like charity, begins at home.  -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Peace is not the absence of war; it is a virtue; a state of mind; a disposition for benevolence; confidence; and justice -- Spinoza
 Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defenses of peace must be constructed -- UNESCO Constitution