Quotations on Peace

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I can certainly put myself in Israel's shoes. They are humans just like we are. They want peace and security inside their borders.
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Keywords: Peace, Israel, Security, Want)

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, Irish, Republicans)

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)

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

Before, for me, peace could have been synonymous with boredom.
- Isabelle Adjani
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Nature, Peace, Science, Soul, Goal, Being, Human nature, Mind, Understanding)

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

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

It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace.
- Anna Akhmatova
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: God, Peace, Victory, Destiny, Will)

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

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

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, African, Leaders, Troops)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, Delight, Desire, Mind)

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

We make war that we may live in peace.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(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)

While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
- Francis of Assisi
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Home, Peace, America, Comfort, Europe, Mind, World)

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

The purpose of all war is peace.
- Saint Aurelius Augustine
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Men, Peace, Living, Thanksgiving, World)

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

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)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, Cause, Problems)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, War, Europe, Generations, Liberty, Post, Prosperity, World, World war)

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

We want peace, but not at any price.
- Ehud Barak
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Peace, People, American, Beginning, Country, Understanding, Weapons, World)

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

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