Quotations on Peace

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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
(Keywords: History, Peace, Aggression, Nations, Nothing)

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

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
(Keywords: Nature, Peace, Science, Soul, Goal, Being, Human nature, Mind, Understanding)

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

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

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

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
(Keywords: Home, Peace, America, Comfort, Europe, Mind, World)

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
(Keywords: Men, Peace, Living, Thanksgiving, World)

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
(Keywords: Love, Life, Peace, Man, Past, State, World)

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
(Keywords: Leadership, Peace, Time, Art, Science, Progress, Growth, Responsibility, Will)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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

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
(Keywords: Leadership, Peace, Europe, Prosperity, World, Zone)

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

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

For all who love freedom and peace, the world without Saddam Hussein's regime is a better and safer place.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Love, Peace, Freedom, 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
(Keywords: Friendship, Time, Peace, Opportunity, Nations, Respect, United, Will)

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

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
(Keywords: Success, Health, Peace, Job, Will)

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
(Keywords: Love, Peace, Nature, Children, Earth, Gifts, Honor, Will)

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
(Keywords: Life, Peace, Values, Children, Culture, Nation)

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

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
(Keywords: Happiness, Peace, Spiritual)

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
(Keywords: Happiness, Peace, Religion, Government, People, Concern, Measure, Order, Public, Safety, Support)

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

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

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
(Keywords: Love, Peace, Children, Nation, Poor, Right, Want, World)

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Education, Peace, Progress, Commerce, Freedom)

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
(Keywords: Government, War, Peace, Confidence, Proof, Security)

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
(Keywords: Home, Peace, Work, Progress, Future, Generations, Now, Spirit, Will, World)

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

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
(Keywords: Time, War, Peace, Victory, Army, Nation)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Age, Peace, Now, Past)

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
(Keywords: Home, Peace, Companionship, Day, Encouragement, Nothing)



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