Quotations on Peace

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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
(Keywords: Music, Peace, Inspiration, World)

Let us not deceive ourselves; we must elect world peace or world destruction.
- Bernard Baruch
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, People, Americans, Compassion, Country, Destruction, Nation, Will)

It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.
- Pierre Bayle
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Music, Peace, Time, Safety, Trying)

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

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

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

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

I too hope in this short reign to be a man of peace.
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, America, Iraq, Question)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, Time, Tax, Grace, Grief, Rest, World)

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

It is not possible to create peace in the Middle East by jeopardizing the peace of the world.
- Aneurin Bevan
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, Direction, Fighting, Future, Justice, Months, State, Terrorism)

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

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, Destruction, Israel, Violence, Want)

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, Actions, Brothers, Calculations, Country, Motives)

But since independence, Gabon is one of the few countries in Central Africa that enjoys peace and stability.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, Blessings, Commerce, Heaven, Nations, Spring)

One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force.
- David Borenstein
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, Time, Duty, Help, Law, Public, Safety)

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

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
(Keywords: Peace, War, Running, Trouble)

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
(Keywords: Peace, War, Power, Argument, Will)

I am for peace, retrenchment and reform, the watchword of the great Liberal Party thirty years ago.
- John Bright
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Life, Peace, Fire)

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
(Keywords: Peace, People, Play)



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