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Quotes About Peace - World Peace and Peacemaking

Welcome to our collection of quotes about peace with free shareable quote pictures. These are about the importance of and promoting world peace and peacemaking more so than inner peace. We hope you enjoy them, wish you a peaceful day, please share widely, and please link back to us.

Quote: One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history. by author Peace Pilgrim overlaid on photo of blue sky with stars during night time
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One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history.


Quote: The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood. by author Martin Luther King Jr.  overlaid on photo of person holding heart shaped red balloon
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The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.


Quote: When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. by author Jimi Hendrix overlaid on photo of cat with flower
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When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.


Quote: We make war that we may live in peace. by author Aristotle overlaid on photo of man holding stick statue during daytime
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We make war that we may live in peace.


Quote: Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. by author Amelia Earhart overlaid on photo of man in blue tank top holding green and black skateboard
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Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace, The soul that knows it not, knows no release, From little things; Knows not the livid loneliness of fear Nor mountain heights where bitter joy can hear The sound of wings.


If our country is worth dying for in time of war let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in time of peace.


Quote: If peace only had the music and pageantry of war, there'd be no wars. by author Sophie Kerr overlaid on photo of brown wooden handle bar on brown wooden table
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If peace only had the music and pageantry of war, there'd be no wars.


Quote: Peace does not demand that everyone like or want the same reality. by author Alaric Hutchinson overlaid on photo of blue ocean
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Peace does not demand that everyone like or want the same reality.


Quote: War puts its questions stupidly, peace mysteriously. by author Andre Malraux overlaid on photo of black assault rifle on snow covered ground
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War puts its questions stupidly, peace mysteriously.


To secure peace is to prepare for war.


Quote: War makes thieves and peace hangs them. by author George Herbert overlaid on photo of black and brown hair brush
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War makes thieves and peace hangs them.


Quote: In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons. by author Herodotus overlaid on photo of brown metal machine on gray concrete wall near sea during daytime
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In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.


Quote: Peace is the happy natural state of man; war is corruption and disgrace. by author James Thomson overlaid on photo of low angle photography of brown and gray helicopter
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Peace is the happy natural state of man; war is corruption and disgrace.


War remains the decisive human failure.


Quote: War is what happens when language fails. by author Margaret Atwood overlaid on photo of man holding rifle
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War is what happens when language fails.


Quote: What is more immoral than war? by author Marquis de Sade overlaid on photo of battle tank on green grass field during daytime
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What is more immoral than war?


Quote: War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace. by author Thomas Mann overlaid on photo of brown wooden handle axe in grayscale photography
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War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.


Quote: Peace without justice is tyranny. by author William Allen White overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of black DSLR camera
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Peace without justice is tyranny.


Quote: War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed. by author William McKinley overlaid on photo of green battle tank on green grass field during daytime
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War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed.


Quote: Waging war we understand, but not waging peace, or at any rate less consciously so. by author Fredrik Bajer overlaid on photo of silver and gold UNK on brown wooden surface
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Waging war we understand, but not waging peace, or at any rate less consciously so.


Quote: You don't have to have fought in a war to love peace. by author Geraldine Ferraro overlaid on photo of people standing on green grass field under cloudy sky during daytime
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You don't have to have fought in a war to love peace.


Quote: It is far easier to make war than peace. by author Georges Clemenceau overlaid on photo of man in green and brown camouflage uniform holding rifle
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It is far easier to make war than peace.


Quote: Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew. by author John Greenleaf Whittier overlaid on photo of black and gold metal coin operated telescope
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Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.


Quote: Peace is a fragile thing. It takes courage to secure it. It takes wisdom to maintain it. by author Jenny Shipley overlaid on photo of close-up photography of heart shaped fairy lite on brown sand
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Peace is a fragile thing. It takes courage to secure it. It takes wisdom to maintain it.


Quote: One can go to war alone, but you can't build peace alone. by author Jacques Chirac overlaid on photo of soldiers on field at daytime
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One can go to war alone, but you can't build peace alone.


Quote: Everybody knows that love is better than hate, and peace is better than war. by author Marilyn Ferguson overlaid on photo of brown wooden sticks on black surface
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Everybody knows that love is better than hate, and peace is better than war.


Quote: Peace through strength works; but the flip side is war invited by weakness. by author Pete Hegseth overlaid on photo of man in black and brown camouflage uniform holding red smoke
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Peace through strength works; but the flip side is war invited by weakness.


Quote: We should wage war not to win war, but to win peace. by author Paul Hoffman overlaid on photo of soldier wallpaper
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We should wage war not to win war, but to win peace.


Quote: We will never bring peace at the hands of war. As a species we have to rise above it. by author Rosie O'Donnell overlaid on photo of green battle tank on green grass field during daytime
Photo Credit: Gabriel Lenca

We will never bring peace at the hands of war. As a species we have to rise above it.


Quote: Peace does not mean just to stop wars, but also to stop oppression and injustice. by author Tawakkol Karman overlaid on photo of grayscale photo of soldiers on battle tank
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Peace does not mean just to stop wars, but also to stop oppression and injustice.


Quote: Winning the peace is harder than winning the war. by author Xavier Becerra overlaid on photo of soldier illustration
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Winning the peace is harder than winning the war.


Quote: Peace must be more than the absence of war. by author Helmut Kohl overlaid on photo of man holding stick statue during daytime
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Peace must be more than the absence of war.


Quote: Peace is obtained by war. by author Cornelius Nepos overlaid on photo of man in black and white zip up jacket
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Peace is obtained by war.


Quote: Reach into the darkness and pull out the light! by author P. D. Alleva overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of books
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Reach into the darkness and pull out the light!


Quote: In order to establish peace, you must have fair justice for everyone. by author Al Sharpton overlaid on photo of yellow sunflowers under white clouds and blue sky
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In order to establish peace, you must have fair justice for everyone.


Quote: We could afford the price of peace. Love is all it costs. by author Dolly Parton overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing beside body of water during daytime
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We could afford the price of peace. Love is all it costs.


Quote: If you want peace, work for justice. by author Pope Paul VI overlaid on photo of clear liquid on leaf
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If you want peace, work for justice.


Quote: Let us forgive each other -- only then will we live in peace. by author Leo Tolstoy overlaid on photo of private jet money plane wallpaper
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Let us forgive each other -- only then will we live in peace.


Quote: Peace is such hard work. Harder than war. It takes way more effort to forgive than to kill. by author Rae Carson overlaid on photo of brown pencil on white surface
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Peace is such hard work. Harder than war. It takes way more effort to forgive than to kill.


Quote: One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one. by author Agatha Christie overlaid on photo of black and white aircraft
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One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one.


Quote: Non-cooperation is a measure of discipline and sacrifice, and it demands respect for the opposite views. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of blue
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Non-cooperation is a measure of discipline and sacrifice, and it demands respect for the opposite views.


Quote: Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it. by author Thomas Jefferson overlaid on photo of silver and gold UNK on brown wooden surface
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Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.


Quote: I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace. by author Thomas Paine overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of orange flower
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I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.


Quote: The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war. by author Ralph Waldo Emerson overlaid on photo of brown and black galleon ship on ocean water under gray sky
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The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.


Quote: When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace. by author Muhammad Ali overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of woman holding sunflower surrounded by sunflowers
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When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace.


Quote: It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it. by author Martin Luther King Jr.  overlaid on photo of black handle knife on green grass field during daytime
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It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.


Quote: Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace. by author Martin Luther overlaid on photo of sunset
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Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.


Quote: The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world. by author Marianne Williamson overlaid on photo of person in black long sleeve shirt using brown and white rotary phone
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The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.


Quote: Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness. by author Marianne Williamson overlaid on photo of brown mountain under starry sky
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Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness.


Quote: Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war. by author Maria Montessori overlaid on photo of silver and gold UNK on brown wooden surface
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Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.


Quote: The only excuse for war is that we may live in peace unharmed. by author Cicero overlaid on photo of black and brown metal machine
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The only excuse for war is that we may live in peace unharmed.


Quote: Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war. by author John Holmes overlaid on photo of silver and gold UNK on brown wooden surface
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Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war.


Quote: It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war. by author John F. Kennedy overlaid on photo of person in black long sleeve shirt and black skirt holding white leather belt
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It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.


Quote: You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. by author Indira Gandhi overlaid on photo of green bird perching on stem
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You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.


Quote: If we don't end war, war will end us. by author H. G. Wells overlaid on photo of gold and silver tube bottle
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If we don't end war, war will end us.


Quote: We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it. by author Dwight D. Eisenhower overlaid on photo of black and brown metal machine
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We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.


I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.


Quote: People always make war when they say they love peace. by author D. H. Lawrence overlaid on photo of photo of author D. H. Lawrence with quote

People always make war when they say they love peace.


Quote: Another essential to a universal and durable peace is social justice. by author Arthur Henderson overlaid on photo of woman wearing black bikini tap swimming on body of water between trees
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Another essential to a universal and durable peace is social justice.


Quote: I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war. by author Albert Einstein overlaid on photo of five orange and one white pupkins
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I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.


Quote: The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions. by author Thích Nhất Hạnh overlaid on photo of brown sand under blue sky during daytime
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The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.


Quote: The pursuit of peace happens when all forms of aggression are exhausted. by author Max Stafford-Clark overlaid on photo of long exposure photography of trees
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The pursuit of peace happens when all forms of aggression are exhausted.


Quote: A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it. by author William Inge (priest) overlaid on photo of photo of author William Inge (priest) with quote

A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.


Quote: Respect for the rights of others means peace. by author Benito Juarez overlaid on photo of focus photography of woman hand with peace sign
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Respect for the rights of others means peace.


Quote: World peace begins with inner peace. by author 14th Dalai Lama overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of white feather dropping in person's hand
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World peace begins with inner peace.


Fighting fire with fire will burn the whole world to ashes.


Peacemaking is not like lovemaking, that you feel turned on to carry out for a few minutes, or alas seconds, and then feel chirpy, in case of a woman, or sleepy, in case of a man -- peacemaking is the endeavor of a lifetime.


Quote: Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age. by author Adlai E. Stevenson overlaid on photo of photo of author Adlai E. Stevenson with quote

Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.


Quote: Peace is costly but it is worth the expense. by author African Proverb overlaid on photo of A stack of thick folders on a white surface
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Peace is costly but it is worth the expense.


Quote: Words are better than weapons, wisdom is better than war. by author Amit Kalantri overlaid on photo of mixed paints in a plate
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Words are better than weapons, wisdom is better than war.


Quote: Nonviolence is only for the brave men and women of the world because it requires courage -- courage to love the beauty of life, beauty of humanity and the beauty of the world. by author Amit Ray overlaid on photo of photo of author Amit Ray with quote

Nonviolence is only for the brave men and women of the world because it requires courage -- courage to love the beauty of life, beauty of humanity and the beauty of the world.


Quote: We tell the dead to rest in peace, when we should worry about the living to live in peace. by author Anthony Liccione overlaid on photo of white and black soccer ball on grass field
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We tell the dead to rest in peace, when we should worry about the living to live in peace.


Quote: You'll get more from being a peacemaker than a warrior. by author Arnold Schwarzenegger overlaid on photo of man and woman kissing on the street in grayscale photography
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You'll get more from being a peacemaker than a warrior.


Quote: To solve the problem of organizing world peace we must establish world law and order. by author Arthur Henderson overlaid on photo of photo of author Arthur Henderson with quote

To solve the problem of organizing world peace we must establish world law and order.


Quote: Peace as a goal is an ideal which will not be contested by any government or nation, not even the most belligerent. by author Aung San Suu Kyi overlaid on photo of pink and blue painted wall
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Peace as a goal is an ideal which will not be contested by any government or nation, not even the most belligerent.




Quote: Peacemakers not only live, they rule life. by author Baltasar Gracian overlaid on photo of photo of author Baltasar Gracian with quote

Peacemakers not only live, they rule life.


Quote: Peace in the world is everybody's business, no matter where you live or what you do. by author Betty Williams overlaid on photo of photo of author Betty Williams with quote

Peace in the world is everybody's business, no matter where you live or what you do.


Quote: Dad, how do soldiers killing each other solve the world's problems? by author Bill Watterson overlaid on photo of shallow focus photo of green leaves
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Dad, how do soldiers killing each other solve the world's problems?


Quote: There can never be peace between nations until there is first known that true peace which is within the souls of men. by author Black Elk overlaid on photo of photo of author Black Elk with quote

There can never be peace between nations until there is first known that true peace which is within the souls of men.


Quote: Be a peacemaker in everyday life. Display peace in everything you do. Be peace. Live in peace. by author Buddhist saying overlaid on photo of photo of author Buddhist saying with quote

Be a peacemaker in everyday life. Display peace in everything you do. Be peace. Live in peace.


Quote: World peace is not something that can be realized simply by politicians signing treaties, or by business leaders creating economic cooperation. True and lasting peace will be realized only by forging bonds of trust between people at the deepest level, in the depths of their very lives. by author Daisaku Ikeda overlaid on photo of Daisaku Ikeda quote: World peace is not something that can be realized simply by politicians signing treaties, or by business leaders creating economic cooperation. True and lasting peace will be realized only by forging bonds of trust between people at the deepest level, in the depths of their very lives.- black text on quotes background

World peace is not something that can be realized simply by politicians signing treaties, or by business leaders creating economic cooperation. True and lasting peace will be realized only by forging bonds of trust between people at the deepest level, in the depths of their very lives.


Quote: Nothing is more precious than peace. Peace is the most basic starting point for the advancement of humankind. by author Daisaku Ikeda overlaid on photo of photo of author Daisaku Ikeda with quote

Nothing is more precious than peace. Peace is the most basic starting point for the advancement of humankind.


Quote: Peace is a road to happiness and the future.
War is a road to destruction and death. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of man jumping on hill during golden hour
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Peace is a road to happiness and the future.
War is a road to destruction and death.


Quote: If you want to live a peaceful life, let others live in peace. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of long exposure photography of trees
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If you want to live a peaceful life, let others live in peace.


Quote: The practice of understanding, forgiveness, and love is the best practice for a peaceful world. by author Debasish Mridha, MD overlaid on photo of brown rugby ball
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The practice of understanding, forgiveness, and love is the best practice for a peaceful world.


Quote: Who has created more peace in the world, the Peace Corps or the Marine Corps? by author Dennis Prager overlaid on photo of forest trees photograph
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Who has created more peace in the world, the Peace Corps or the Marine Corps?


Quote: A nation is only great when its citizens fall in love with the art of dwelling in peace and unity. by author Edmond Mbiaka overlaid on photo of green palm plant
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A nation is only great when its citizens fall in love with the art of dwelling in peace and unity.


Quote: Peace is stronger than war. by author Edward Counsel overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
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Peace is stronger than war.


Quote: Peace is the bright star of the world. by author Edward Counsel overlaid on photo of photo of about to bloom lotus flower
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Peace is the bright star of the world.


Quote: Defending peace is the duty of all. by author Fidel Castro overlaid on photo of Peace sign logo neon signage
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Defending peace is the duty of all.


Quote: Peace demands the united efforts of us all. Who can foresee what spark might ignite the fuse? by author Haile Selassie overlaid on photo of couple sitting near trees during golden hour
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Peace demands the united efforts of us all. Who can foresee what spark might ignite the fuse?


Quote: Peace is not the absence of war but the presence of justice. by author Harrison Ford overlaid on photo of person in red shirt walking on brown field under gray sky during daytime
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Peace is not the absence of war but the presence of justice.


Quote: Peace is necessary. For justice, it is necessary. For hope, it is necessary, for our future. by author Harry Belafonte overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of kissing man and woman
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Peace is necessary. For justice, it is necessary. For hope, it is necessary, for our future.


Quote: A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war. by author Henry Van Dyke overlaid on photo of photo of author Henry Van Dyke with quote

A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war.


Quote: Peace can be contributed to by respect for our ability in defense. by author Herbert Hoover overlaid on photo of yellow and black butterfly perched on green leaf in close up photography during daytime
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Peace can be contributed to by respect for our ability in defense.


Quote: Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men. by author Herbert Hoover overlaid on photo of woman standing on forest
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Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.


Quote: We know how to organize warfare, but do we know how to act when confronted with peace? by author Jacques Yves Cousteau overlaid on photo of green sports court illustration
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We know how to organize warfare, but do we know how to act when confronted with peace?


Quote: If we do not work for individual transformation, talking about world peace is just entertainment. by author Jaggi Vasudev overlaid on photo of photo of author Jaggi Vasudev with quote

If we do not work for individual transformation, talking about world peace is just entertainment.


Quote: The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people. by author James A. Garfield overlaid on photo of photo of brown parquet
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The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people.


Quote: Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes. by author Jawaharlal Nehru overlaid on photo of person carrying yellow and black backpack walking between green plants
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Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes.


Quote: The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction. by author Jawaharlal Nehru overlaid on photo of worm's eye view of trees during night time
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The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.


Quote: We work for peace every time we exercise authority with wisdom and authentic love. by author Jean Vanier overlaid on photo of sunset
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We work for peace every time we exercise authority with wisdom and authentic love.


Quote: We must all make peace so that we can all live in peace. by author Jean-Bertrand Aristide overlaid on photo of people raises hands
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We must all make peace so that we can all live in peace.


Quote: The only way to abolish war is to make peace seem heroic. by author John Dewey overlaid on photo of person wearing gold and silver round analog watch
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The only way to abolish war is to make peace seem heroic.


Quote: Peace hath her victories
No less renowned than war. by author John Milton overlaid on photo of long exposure photography of trees
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Peace hath her victories
No less renowned than war.


Quote: In the whole round of human affairs little is so fatal to peace as misunderstanding. by author Margaret Elizabeth Sangster overlaid on photo of pink tulip flower
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In the whole round of human affairs little is so fatal to peace as misunderstanding.


Quote: If wars were declared by love, there would be no tears of sorrow, only tears of joy. by author Matshona Dhliwayo overlaid on photo of white and brown corgi besides brown dog
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If wars were declared by love, there would be no tears of sorrow, only tears of joy.


Quote: You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace. by author Max Lerner overlaid on photo of single pink tulip wallpaper
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You may call for peace as loudly as you wish, but where there is no brotherhood there can in the end be no peace.


Quote: Power to the peaceful! by author Michael Franti overlaid on photo of golden retriever puppy on white floor
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Power to the peaceful!


Quote: We can bomb the world to pieces, but we can't bomb it into peace. by author Michael Franti overlaid on photo of low angle view of blue clouds
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We can bomb the world to pieces, but we can't bomb it into peace.


Quote: Put the gun on the head
and you can capture the land
But it takes lots of love craft
to win the people's heart. by author Mohammed Zaki Ansari overlaid on photo of red tulips
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Put the gun on the head
and you can capture the land
But it takes lots of love craft
to win the people's heart.


Quote: Human history makes everlasting peace seem possible only in theory. by author Mokokoma Mokhonoana overlaid on photo of brown rock formation on body of water during daytime
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Human history makes everlasting peace seem possible only in theory.


Quote: If I'm going to be staying up until 3 A.M., it should be for world peace and not shampoo sales. by author Mona Sutphen overlaid on photo of two women making peace sign near the Golden Gate bridge
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If I'm going to be staying up until 3 A.M., it should be for world peace and not shampoo sales.


Quote: We will not have peace by afterthought. by author Norman Cousins overlaid on photo of cute kitten in hammock
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We will not have peace by afterthought.


Quote: Peace is not the product of terror or fear. by author Oscar Romero overlaid on photo of photo of author Oscar Romero with quote

Peace is not the product of terror or fear.


Quote: This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love. by author Peace Pilgrim overlaid on photo of MacBook Pro on top of brown table
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This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.


Quote: The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone. by author Pope John XXIII overlaid on photo of sunset
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The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.


Quote: Peace is not something you wish for, it's something you make. by author Robert Fulghum overlaid on photo of group of people inside the room in grayscale photo
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Peace is not something you wish for, it's something you make.


Quote: I hold to nothing but envisioning international peace and utopia. We all have many more things in common than not. by author Roseanne Barr overlaid on photo of white flowers
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I hold to nothing but envisioning international peace and utopia. We all have many more things in common than not.


Quote: There is no alternative to the peaceful coexistence of cultures. by author Salman Rushdie overlaid on photo of person sitting on black surface looking to sky
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There is no alternative to the peaceful coexistence of cultures.


Quote: Look at history. It's not the account of a species at peace. by author Salman Rushdie overlaid on photo of man in black bubble hoodie looking at the stars
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Look at history. It's not the account of a species at peace.


Quote: We're not sane enough yet to enter space until we learn to live together in peace on Earth. by author Jacque Fresco overlaid on photo of selective focus photography of kissing man and woman
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We're not sane enough yet to enter space until we learn to live together in peace on Earth.


Quote: I am a strong believer that without justice, there is no peace. No lasting peace, anyway. by author Angelina Jolie overlaid on photo of photo of author Angelina Jolie with quote

I am a strong believer that without justice, there is no peace. No lasting peace, anyway.


Quote: World peace can be achieved only if there is nothing left to conquer. by author Bangambiki Habyarimana overlaid on photo of person wearing Apple watch
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World peace can be achieved only if there is nothing left to conquer.


Quote: The correct definition of equality is that we came through the same door to the world. by author Mwanandeke Kindembo overlaid on photo of photo of author Mwanandeke Kindembo with quote

The correct definition of equality is that we came through the same door to the world.


Quote: Sometimes you have to pick the gun up to put the Gun down. by author Malcom X overlaid on photo of silhouette of man looking towards left
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Sometimes you have to pick the gun up to put the Gun down.


Quote: Begging your pardon, sir... One population can't make peace with another by force. by author Gregory Maguire overlaid on photo of silhouette of mountain
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Begging your pardon, sir... One population can't make peace with another by force.


Quote: 'Peace through Strength' only works if you have and show strength. by author Rand Paul overlaid on photo of yellow sunflowers under white clouds and blue sky
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'Peace through Strength' only works if you have and show strength.


Quote: Much violence is based on the illusion that life is a property to be defended and not to be shared. by author Henri J. M. Nouwen overlaid on photo of blue and black butterfly in close up photography
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Much violence is based on the illusion that life is a property to be defended and not to be shared.


Quote: Peace does not include a vendetta; there will be neither winners nor losers. by author Ahmed Ben Bella overlaid on photo of sunset
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Peace does not include a vendetta; there will be neither winners nor losers.


Quote: Peace is much more precious than a piece of land... let there be no more wars. by author Anwar Sadat overlaid on photo of blue butterfly sticker lot
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Peace is much more precious than a piece of land... let there be no more wars.


Quote: We need new partnerships in fighting terrorism and building peace. by author Anna Lindh overlaid on photo of butterfly on leaf
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We need new partnerships in fighting terrorism and building peace.


Quote: There is no way to peace. Peace is the way. by author A. J. Muste overlaid on photo of shallow focus photography of books
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There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.


Quote: Nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation are not utopian ideals. They are critical to global peace and security. by author Ban Ki-moon overlaid on photo of photo of author Ban Ki-moon with quote

Nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation are not utopian ideals. They are critical to global peace and security.


Quote: Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism. by author Benazir Bhutto overlaid on photo of pink flower with green stem
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Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism.


Quote: You can only end a negotiation for peace if you begin it. by author Benjamin Netanyahu overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape snow
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You can only end a negotiation for peace if you begin it.


Quote: When you talk about peace through strength, what you're talking about is the concept of deterrence. by author Chris Gibson overlaid on photo of red rose in bloom during daytime
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When you talk about peace through strength, what you're talking about is the concept of deterrence.


Quote: Never underestimate or mock peace. by author Boris Trajkovski overlaid on photo of 1 us dollar bill
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Never underestimate or mock peace.


Quote: Peace, unity and harmony! by author Cathy Freeman overlaid on photo of flower garden
Photo Credit: Phil Hodkinson

Peace, unity and harmony!


Quote: Peace on earth, and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled. by author Charles Wesley overlaid on photo of person wearing red jacket climbing on glacier
Photo Credit: Greg Rakozy

Peace on earth, and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled.


Quote: Elevating the status of women is our best path to peace, justice, and prosperity on a global scale. by author David Horsey overlaid on photo of selective focus photo of iceberg on large body of water at winter
Photo Credit: Annie Spratt

Elevating the status of women is our best path to peace, justice, and prosperity on a global scale.


Quote: We should learn to live and love our neighbors as ourselves for the sake of peace and progress. by author David McCallum overlaid on photo of leafless tree on body of water during daytime
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We should learn to live and love our neighbors as ourselves for the sake of peace and progress.


Quote: I believe that there is no path other than the path of peace. by author Ehud Olmert overlaid on photo of empty road towards mountains
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I believe that there is no path other than the path of peace.


Nobody's free until everybody's free.


Quote: Peace is the respect for the rights of the other person. by author Gioconda Belli overlaid on photo of two person holding hands while standing
Photo Credit: Brooke Cagle

Peace is the respect for the rights of the other person.


Quote: If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known. by author George C. Marshall overlaid on photo of two clown fishes underwater
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If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known.


Quote: I don't know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war. by author Georges Clemenceau overlaid on photo of pink and yellow flower painting
Photo Credit: Andres Hernandez

I don't know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war.


Quote: The first thing I see is the obligation to serve peace. by author Gustav Heinemann overlaid on photo of black semi automatic pistol on gray surface
Photo Credit: Jacob Boavista

The first thing I see is the obligation to serve peace.


Quote: Peace cannot be unilateral. by author Hassan Nasrallah overlaid on photo of white and gray cat
Photo Credit: MIKHAIL VASILYEV

Peace cannot be unilateral.


Quote: War may be made by one party, but it requires two to make peace. by author John C. Calhoun overlaid on photo of man standing in bathroom with bathtub next to body of water
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War may be made by one party, but it requires two to make peace.


Quote: There can be no peace in the world so long as a large proportion of the population lack the necessities of life and believe that a change of the political and economic system will make them available. World peace must be based on world plenty. by author John Boyd Orr overlaid on photo of photo of author John Boyd Orr with quote

There can be no peace in the world so long as a large proportion of the population lack the necessities of life and believe that a change of the political and economic system will make them available. World peace must be based on world plenty.


Quote: We have a long way to go before we are able to hear the voices of everyone on earth, but I believe that providing voices and building bridges is essential for the World Peace we all wish for. by author Joichi Ito overlaid on photo of silhouette of man in water
Photo Credit: Raluca Enea

We have a long way to go before we are able to hear the voices of everyone on earth, but I believe that providing voices and building bridges is essential for the World Peace we all wish for.


Quote: If peace cannot be maintained with honour, it is no longer peace. by author John Russell overlaid on photo of boy and cat in front of moon
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If peace cannot be maintained with honour, it is no longer peace.


Quote: Even a total and universal disarmament does not guarantee the maintenance of peace. by author Ludwig Quidde overlaid on photo of sunset highway
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Even a total and universal disarmament does not guarantee the maintenance of peace.


Quote: Peace secured by slavish submission is not peace. by author Kim Il-sung overlaid on photo of red rose
Photo Credit: Panha Kang

Peace secured by slavish submission is not peace.


Quote: For capitalism, war and peace are business and nothing but business. by author Karl Liebknecht overlaid on photo of woman in white dress and brown hat standing on green grass field during daytime
Photo Credit: Rendy Novantino

For capitalism, war and peace are business and nothing but business.


Quote: Peace in the Middle East isn't going to be created by another war or violent act on the other side. by author Mandy Patinkin overlaid on photo of castle surrounded fog
Photo Credit: Martin Sattler

Peace in the Middle East isn't going to be created by another war or violent act on the other side.


Quote: The peace sign is with two fingers not one. by author Meg Cabot overlaid on photo of man skiing on land
Photo Credit: Matthieu Pétiard

The peace sign is with two fingers not one.


Quote: You can't build a peaceful world on empty stomachs and human misery. by author Norman Borlaug overlaid on photo of monarch butterfly perched on pink flower in close up photography during daytime
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You can't build a peaceful world on empty stomachs and human misery.


Quote: Ignorance is a menace to peace. by author Paul Harris overlaid on photo of person with blue paint on hand
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Ignorance is a menace to peace.




Quote: Again it is time to pray for peace. by author Reba McEntire overlaid on photo of grey ceramic woman's face with red rose figurine
Photo Credit: Karen Khafagy

Again it is time to pray for peace.


Quote: There is nothing more American than peaceful protest. by author Russ Feingold overlaid on photo of short-furred white kitten lying on bed
Photo Credit: Amy Chen

There is nothing more American than peaceful protest.


Quote: Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall take flack from both sides.- Unofficial UN Motto. by author Robert Lynn Asprin overlaid on photo of Arizona landscape
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Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall take flack from both sides.- Unofficial UN Motto.


Quote: There is no alternative to peace. There is no sense to go to war. by author Shimon Peres overlaid on photo of wine glasses shallow focus
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There is no alternative to peace. There is no sense to go to war.


Quote: Everybody wants to live in peace. by author Tzipi Livni overlaid on photo of gray slabs
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Everybody wants to live in peace.


Quote: The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes, foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two. by author Tony Snow overlaid on photo of single pink tulip wallpaper
Photo Credit: Sabina Hassan

The business of peace requires more than showing up with paint brushes, foodstuffs and an oil pipeline or two.


Quote: Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind. by author Wilkie Collins overlaid on photo of bonfire near mountain
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Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind.


Quote: Peace will be victorious. by author Yitzhak Rabin overlaid on photo of saguaro
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Peace will be victorious.


Quote: Smoke the pipe of peace, bury the tomahawk, and become one nation. by author Zebulon Pike overlaid on photo of woman in gray knit sweater covering her face with her hand
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Smoke the pipe of peace, bury the tomahawk, and become one nation.


Quote: All nations want peace, but they want a peace that suits them. by author John Fisher overlaid on photo of silhouette of man looking towards left
Photo Credit: Vivek Trivedi

All nations want peace, but they want a peace that suits them.


Quote: If a nation wants to live in peace with its neighbors, it doesn't keep rattling the saber at them. by author Howard Koch overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower in glass vase
Photo Credit: Cath Smith

If a nation wants to live in peace with its neighbors, it doesn't keep rattling the saber at them.


Quote: Peace and quiet are preferred. Victory should not be praised. by author Laozi overlaid on photo of blue sky with stars during night time
Photo Credit: Arthur Volkers

Peace and quiet are preferred. Victory should not be praised.


Quote: We call upon all sides to stop hostilities and restart peace talks. by author Nursultan Nazarbayev overlaid on photo of photo of author Nursultan Nazarbayev with quote

We call upon all sides to stop hostilities and restart peace talks.


Quote: There can be no peace without justice and respect for human rights. by author Irene Khan overlaid on photo of photo of author Irene Khan with quote

There can be no peace without justice and respect for human rights.


Quote: Be the peace you would like to see in the world. by author Gillian Duce overlaid on photo of person sitting on chair holding iPad
Photo Credit: Adeolu Eletu

Be the peace you would like to see in the world.


Quote: The truth hurts. But if we want to heal the world, we had better start paying attention to the pain. by author Laurence Overmire overlaid on photo of man sitting on concrete brick with opened laptop on his lap
Photo Credit: Avi Richards

The truth hurts. But if we want to heal the world, we had better start paying attention to the pain.


Quote: If peace can only come through killing someone, then I don't want it. by author Hiro Mashima overlaid on photo of assorted books on wooden table
Photo Credit: Sharon McCutcheon

If peace can only come through killing someone, then I don't want it.


Quote: If we want world peace, we must break the vicious circle of violence and reprisal, of an eye for an eye, of endless hate. by author Alfred-Maurice de Zayas overlaid on photo of photo of author Alfred-Maurice de Zayas with quote

If we want world peace, we must break the vicious circle of violence and reprisal, of an eye for an eye, of endless hate.


Quote: Monsters are real and they are human. A person must be so empty and so broken inside to inflict the suffering that they do. If we can heal that, we will heal the world. by author Eileen Anglin overlaid on photo of yellow sunflower in close up photography
Photo Credit: Allec Gomes

Monsters are real and they are human. A person must be so empty and so broken inside to inflict the suffering that they do. If we can heal that, we will heal the world.


Quote: World peace is the most essential outer realization of our time. by author Anodea Judith overlaid on photo of watch on wrist wallpaper
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World peace is the most essential outer realization of our time.


Quote: God's dream for us is not simply peace of mind, but peace on earth. by author Marcus J. Borg overlaid on photo of blue and white striped textile
Photo Credit: Waldemar Brandt

God's dream for us is not simply peace of mind, but peace on earth.


Quote: World peace. I know it's a big ask, but I really really really want it. by author Annie Murphy overlaid on photo of photo of author Annie Murphy with quote

World peace. I know it's a big ask, but I really really really want it.


Quote: To have world peace, we all have to have a healthy understanding of what is necessary to bring World Peace. It's not something that will be dropped on our laps. We have to work for it. by author Yoko Ono overlaid on photo of white wall paint with white paint
Photo Credit: Nick Fewings

To have world peace, we all have to have a healthy understanding of what is necessary to bring World Peace. It's not something that will be dropped on our laps. We have to work for it.

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To have world peace, we all have to have a healthy understanding of what is necessary to bring World Peace. It's not something that will be dropped on our laps. We have to work for it. Until we get World Peace, I think my strongest passion stays in the effort to get it.


Quote: Let us have peace. by author Ulysses S. Grant overlaid on photo of silhouette photo of mountain during nighttime
Photo Credit: Patrick Hendry

Let us have peace.


Blessed are the peacemakers on earth.


Quote: The greatest honor history can bestow is the title of peacemaker. by author Richard Nixon overlaid on photo of photo of author Richard Nixon with quote

The greatest honor history can bestow is the title of peacemaker.


Quote: Individual peace is the unit of world peace. by author David Lynch overlaid on photo of photo of author David Lynch with quote

Individual peace is the unit of world peace.


Quote: Bring peace to the Earth by bringing peace to all those whose lives you touch. Be peace. by author Neale Donald Walsch overlaid on photo of photo of author Neale Donald Walsch with quote

Bring peace to the Earth by bringing peace to all those whose lives you touch. Be peace.


Quote: When you live on a round planet, there's no choosing sides. by author Wayne W. Dyer overlaid on photo of brown short coated dog lying on floor
Photo Credit: Shreyas Chaudhari

When you live on a round planet, there's no choosing sides.


Quote: Peace in the world relies on individuals finding inner peace. by author Dalai Lama overlaid on photo of library shelf near black wooden ladder
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Peace in the world relies on individuals finding inner peace.


Quote: Peace does not rest in charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of the people. by author John F. Kennedy overlaid on photo of sunset
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Peace does not rest in charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of the people.


Quote: We maintain the peace through our strength; weakness only invites aggression. by author Ronald Reagan overlaid on photo of man and woman holding hands in grayscale photography
Photo Credit: Joanna Nix-Walkup

We maintain the peace through our strength; weakness only invites aggression.


Quote: How many must die before we can really have a free and true and peaceful society? by author Coretta Scott King overlaid on photo of man and woman sitting on dock
Photo Credit: Krists Luhaers

How many must die before we can really have a free and true and peaceful society?


Quote: All beings want to live in peace and happiness, undisturbed. Therefore the concept of human rights is universal. by author Dalai Lama overlaid on photo of grayscale photography of woman hugging another woman
Photo Credit: Anastasia Vityukova

All beings want to live in peace and happiness, undisturbed. Therefore the concept of human rights is universal.


Quote: We should really love each other in peace and harmony, instead we're fussin' n fighting like we ain't supposed to be. by author Bob Marley overlaid on photo of chocolate
Photo Credit: eniko kis

We should really love each other in peace and harmony, instead we're fussin' n fighting like we ain't supposed to be.


Quote: World peace, like community peace, does not require that each man love his neighbor -- it requires only that they live together with mutual tolerance, submitting their disputes to a just and peaceful settlement. by author John F. Kennedy overlaid on photo of man standing on brown clip
Photo Credit: Omkar Jadhav

World peace, like community peace, does not require that each man love his neighbor -- it requires only that they live together with mutual tolerance, submitting their disputes to a just and peaceful settlement.


Quote: There is no true peace without fairness, truth, justice and solidarity. by author Pope John Paul II overlaid on photo of woman in blue denim jacket leaning on man's shoulder near body of water
Photo Credit: Milan Popovic

There is no true peace without fairness, truth, justice and solidarity.


Quote: Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. by author Mahatma Gandhi overlaid on photo of Mahatma Gandhi quote: Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.- black text on quotes background

Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.


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