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Quotes About Peace
•“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” 
― Mahatma Gandhi
•“If you want peace, prepare for war.”
― unknown Author
•“We make war that we may live in peace.”
― Aristotle 
•“You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.” 
― George Bernard Shaw
•“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.” 
― Mahatma Gandhi
•“I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.” 
― George McGovern
•“Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without.” 
― Buddha
•“We will outstretch the hand if you unclench your fist. ” 
― Barack Obama
•“You have peace," the old woman said, "when you make it with yourself.”
― Mitch Albom
•“All men desire peace, but very few desire those things that make for peace.” 
― Thomas à Kempis
•“You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.” 
― William Wilberforce
•“The only two important things in life are real love and being at peace with yourself.” 
― Jonathan Carroll
•“He who sows the seeds of murder and pain cannot reap joy and love.” 
― Pythagoras
•“Your words will either give you joy or give you sorrow. But if they were spoken without regret they give you peace.” 
― Shannon L. Alder
•“The law of evolution is that the strongest survives!' 'Yes, and the strongest, in the existence of any social species, are those who are most social. In human terms, most ethical...There is no strength to be gained from hurting one another. Only weakness.” 
― Ursula K. Le Guin
•“The triumph of persuasion over force is the sign of a civilized society.” 
― Mark Skousen
•“Being a senior doesn't automatically make one wise but the wise & foolish alike have things to teach us.” 
― Allan Lokos
•“One can not subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force.” 
― David Borenstein 
•“The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.” 
― Marianne Williamson
•“In the land where excellence is commended, not envied, where weakness is aided, not mocked, there is no question as to how its inhabitants are all superhuman.” 
― Criss Jami
“Leave behind the passive dreaming of a rose-tinted future. The energy of happiness exists in living today with roots sunk firmly in reality's soil.”
― Daisaku Ikeda
•“To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.”
― George Washington 
•“You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts; And when you can no longer dwell in the solitude of your heart you live in your lips, and sound is a diversion and a pastime. And in much of your talking, thinking is half murdered.” 
― Kahlil Gibran
•“If you want peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.”
Desmond Tutu 
•“I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.”
Nelson Mandela 
•“The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.”
Norman Vincent Peale 
•“Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars... Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” 
― Martin Luther King, Jr.
•“True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice.” 
― Jane Addams
•“The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both sides.” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
•“Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.”
•“Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.”
Martin Luther King, Jr. 
•“Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.”
Dalai Lama 
•“When our emotional health is in a bad state, so is our level of self-esteem. We have to slow down and deal with what is troubling us, so that we can enjoy the simple joy of being happy and at peace with ourselves.” 
― Jess C. Scott
•“Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.”
― Nelson Mandela 
•“You can blow the world to pieces, but you can't blow the world to peace.” 
― Dennis Kucinich
•“Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”
― Melody Beattie   
•“In the whole round of human affairs little is so fatal to peace as misunderstanding.”
― Margaret Elizabeth Sangster   
•“There comes a time for everybody when words and reasons can become such a great weariness.” 
― Christopher Pike
•“Enthusiasm is a supernatural serenity.” 
― Henry David Thoreau
•“It turns out that the men who ultimately, who unpretentiously value peace are willing to sacrifice their own peace of mind in order to render it. The question is, 'Who, between opposing forces, would do such a thing?' It seems only theoretical albeit true that men who accept an objective rather than subjective moral standard are, in a general sense, more capable of making such sacrifices for the sake of peace.” 
― Criss Jami
•“The first ingredient to being wrong is to claim that you are right. Geniuses have a knack for raising new questions. Hence by the public they are either admired for their creativity or, even more commonly so, detested for disturbing the daily peace of mind.” 
― Criss Jami
•“One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.”
― Lao Tzu 
•“Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong.” 
― Ronald Reagan
•“It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.”
― Thomas Fuller 
•“If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” 
― Marvin Gaye
•“A religion that takes no account of practical affairs and does not help to solve them is no religion.” 
― Mahatma Gandhi
•“Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens” 
― Tony DeLiso
•“Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.”
― William Hazlitt 
•“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” 
― Albert Einstein
•“Peace does not dwell in outward things but within the soul; we may preserve it in the midst of the bitterest pain, if our will remains firm and submissive. Peace in this life springs from acquiescence to, not an exemption from, suffering.” 
― François Fénelon
•“Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.” 
― Albert Schweitzer
•“As we live our truths, we will communicate across all barriers, speaking for the sources of peace. Peace that is not lack of war, but fierce and positive.” 
― Muriel Rukeyser
•“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace.” 
― Milan Kundera
•“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. 
•“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.” 
― George Carlin
•“When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.”
― Jimi Hendrix
•“You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” 
― Virginia Woolf
•“The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.”
― Carlos Santana 
•“It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” 
― Chuck Palahniuk
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