Peace Quotes

Here are some quotes about peace, finding peace in our life.

Let us love the world to peace.  ~Quoted in The Angels’ Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. –Indira Gandhi

I take it that what all men are really after is some form of, perhaps only some formula of, peace. – James Conrad

Freedom from desire leads to inner peace.-Lao Tse

Whenever you are sincerely pleased, you are nourished. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The pacifist’s task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive substitute for war. –Vera Brittain

We have all taken risks in the making of war. Isn’t it time that we should take risks to secure peace? – J. Ramsay MacDonald

A smile is the beginning of peace. – Mother Teresa

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. –Albert Einstein

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal. –Martin Luther King, Jr.

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. ~Dwight Eisenhower

End each day with thoughts of peace. Begin each day with
thoughts of peace. Continue thinking thoughts of peace
throughout your precious day and happiness will be yours. –Unknown

Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace. –Buddha

If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.- Mohandas Gandhi

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. –Mother Teresa

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. –Mahatma Gandhi

Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war. -Winston Churchill

Avoid popularity if you would have peace. –Abraham Lincoln

A people free to choose will always choose peace. – Ronald Reagan

I would rather have peace in the world than be President. –Harry S. Truman

You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don’t ever count on having both at once. –Robert A. Heinlein

We have all taken risks in the making of war. Isn’t it time that we should take risks to secure peace? ~J.Ramsay MacDonald

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

Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace. –Ulysses S. Grant

True peace is found in this moment. Acceptance is the 1st step to inner calm. –Unknown

Let loose of what you can’t control. Serenity will be yours. – Unknown

The poor long for riches, the rich long for heaven, but the
wise long for a state of tranquility. – Swami Rama

In the name of peace
They waged the wars
Ain’t they got no shame –Nikki Giovanni

He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with
the world. – Marcus Aurelius

Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms. –Andrew Jackson

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots. ~Napoleon Bonaparte

The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war. ~Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known. –George C. Marshall

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