Quotes by peace
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- Peace Pilgrim: American activist, mystic and pacifist
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Harry S. Truman
American president 1884-1972
It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.Source: Poor Richards Almanack
Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
British princess 1961-1997
I've got to have a place where I can find peace of mind.
French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
If there were only one religion in England there would be danger of despotism, if there were two, they would cut each other's throats, but there are thirty, and they live in peace and happiness.
Sri Swami Sivananda
Indian Hindu spiritual teacher 1887-1963
A desire arises in the mind. It is satisfied immediately another comes. In the interval which separates two desires a perfect calm reigns in the mind. It is at this moment freed from all thought, love or hate. Complete peace equally reigns between two mental waves.
Engels writer 1948-
After a long, hopeless war, people will settle for peace, at almost any price.
Ambition is the grand enemy of all peace.Source: The meaning of culture
American humorist, writer
Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth *and* fresher breath.
English writer 1709-1784
As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy.
Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from the force of character.Source: Tractatus Politicus
Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
French writer 1802-1885
Have courage for the great sorrows of life, and patience for the small ones. When you have laboriously accomplished your daily tasks, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
I will not by the noise of bloody wars and the dethroning of kings advance you to glory: but by the gentle ways of peace and love.
American activist 1912-1987
If we desire a society of peace, then we cannot achieve such a society through violence. If we desire a society without discrimination, then we must not discriminate against anyone in the process of building this society. If we desire a society that is democratic, then democracy must become a means as well as an end.
Mrs. Patrick Campbell
English stage actress
Marriage is the deep, deep peace of the double-bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise-longue.Source: Alexander Woollcott, The First Mrs. Tanqueray