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  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
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    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.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    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
    Diana Spencer Princess of Wales
    British princess 1961-1997
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    I've got to have a place where I can find peace of mind.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    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
    Sri Swami Sivananda
    Indian Hindu spiritual teacher 1887-1963
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    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.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    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
  • Dave Barry
    Dave Barry
    American humorist, writer
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    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.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from the force of character.
    Source: Tractatus Politicus
  • Heraclitus
    Heraclitus
    Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
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    God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    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.
  • Thomas Traherne
    Thomas Traherne
    British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
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    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.
  • Bayard Rustin
    Bayard Rustin
    American activist 1912-1987
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    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
    Mrs. Patrick Campbell
    English stage actress
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    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
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