The best Quotes and Sayings about Peace

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The best Quotes and Sayings about Peace

Everybody can fight. It's just a choice of whether you should.

FightingKirito in Sword Art Online
 
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Of all our dreams today there is none more important - or so hard to realise - than that of peace in the world. May we never lose our faith in it or our resolve to do everything that can be done to convert it one day into reality.

Lester B. Pearson
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Peace is purchased from strength. It's not purchased from weakness or unilateral retreats.

Benjamin Netanyahu
 
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Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.

Francis of Assisi
 
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One can go to war alone, but you can't build peace alone.

WarJacques Chirac
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If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

Mother Teresa
 
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Imagine there's no countries
It isn't hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion, too

John Lennon - Imagine
 
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No armies, no war, no oppression - but words have the ability to change the course of things.

WordsFrank-Walter Steinmeier (als Bundesaußenminister), Februar 2015
 
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Peace means having a bigger stick than the other guy.

Gun-ControlIron Man, by Tony Stark
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Peace goes into the making of a poem as flour goes into the making of bread.

PoemsPablo Neruda
 
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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.

Forgiveness & MercyMarianne Williamson
 
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My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.

WarGeorge Washington
 
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Without peace, all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes.

Jawaharlal Nehru
 
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The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.

KissingOliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
 
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Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?

EnemiesAbraham Lincoln
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You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

Indira Gandhi
 
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Those who want peace should prepare for war and be strong.

WarAvigdor Lieberman
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Share your smile with the world. It's a symbol of friendship and peace.

Laughing & Smile, Friendship, Positive QuotesChristie Brinkley
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We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.

FightingDwight D. Eisenhower
 
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Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.

Ronald Reagan
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The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.

War, FightingSun Tzu
 
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The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.

WarDouglas MacArthur
 
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Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.

Lyndon B. Johnson
 
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Peace begins with a smile.

Laughing & SmileMother Teresa
 
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The best way to solve problems and to fight against war is through dialogue.

Malala Yousafzai
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I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed.

Gun-ControlMahatma Gandhi
 
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Peace should not have to be bought. Peace should be its own reward.

Francis Underwood in House of Cards, Season 3 Episode 3
 
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Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.

Sun Tzu in The Art of War
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This is Obi-Wan Kenobi.
A phenomenal pilot who doesn’t like to fly. A devastating warrior who’d rather not fight. A negotiator without peer who frankly prefers to sit alone in a quiet cave and meditate.

Matthew Stover in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
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My daughter speaks with the wisdom beyond her years. We've all come here with anger in our hearts, but she comes with courage and understanding. From this day forward, if there is to be more killing, it will not start with me.

Pocahontas, by Powhatan
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Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.

Understanding, ToleranceAlbert Einstein
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To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.

WarGeorge Washington (First US-President), 8. Januar 1790
 
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I should like to help everyone, if possible, Jew, gentile, black man, white. We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness -- not by each other's misery. We don't want to hate and despise one another.
In this world there is room for everyone. And the good earth is rich and can provide for everyone. The way of life can be free and beautiful, but we have lost the way. Greed has poisoned men's souls, has barricaded the world with hate, has goose-stepped us into misery and bloodshed. We have developed speed, but we have shut ourselves in. Machinery that gives abundance has left us in want. Our knowledge has made us cynical. Our cleverness, hard and unkind. We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery we need humanity. More than cleverness we need kindness and gentleness. Without these qualities, life will be violent and all will be lost.
The aeroplane and the radio have brought us closer together. The very nature of these inventions cries out for the goodness in men, cries out for universal brotherhood, for the unity of us all. Even now my voice is reaching millions throughout the world -- millions of despairing men, women and little children -- victims of a system that makes men torture and imprison innocent people. To those who can hear me, I say -- do not despair. The misery that is now upon us is but the passing of greed -- the bitterness of men who fear the way of human progress. The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people and so long as men die, liberty will never perish.
Soldiers! Don't give yourselves to brutes -- men who despise you -- enslave you -- who regiment your lives -- tell you what to do -- what to think or what to feel! Who drill you, diet you, treat you like cattle, use you as cannon fodder. Don't give yourselves to these unnatural men -- machine men with machine minds and machine hearts! You are not machines! You are not cattle! You are men! You have the love of humanity in your hearts. You don't hate! Only the unloved hate -- the unloved and the unnatural!
Soldiers! Don't fight for slavery! Fight for liberty! In the 17th Chapter of St. Luke it is written: 'the Kingdom of God is within man' -- not one man nor a group of men, but in all men! In you! You, the people have the power -- the power to create machines. The power to create happiness! You, the people, have the power to make this life free and beautiful, to make this life a wonderful adventure.
Then, in the name of democracy, let us use that power! Let us all unite! Let us fight for a new world, a decent world that will give men a chance to work, that will give youth the future and old age a security. By the promise of these things, brutes have risen to power, but they lie! They do not fulfill their promise; they never will. Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people! Now, let us fight to fulfill that promise! Let us fight to free the world, to do away with national barriers, to do away with greed, with hate and intolerance. Let us fight for a world of reason, a world where science and progress will lead to all men's happiness.
Soldiers! In the name of democracy, let us all unite!

FreedomCharlie Chaplin, in "The Great Dictator"
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I hope we shall abolish war and settle all differences at the conference table.
I hope we shall abolish all hydrogen and atom bombs before they abolish us first.

Gun-Control, Nuclear EnergyCharlie Chaplin
 
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It's the greatest samurai, who lets his sword rust in its scabbard.

Gun-Control, Intelligence, SwordsBarney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, Season 1 Episode 17
 
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Today I can declare my hope and declare it from the bottom of my heart that we will eventually see the time when that number of nuclear weapons is down to zero and the world is a much better place.

Gun-ControlColin Powell
 
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We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.

WarMartin Luther King, Rede in St. Louis
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Men often hate each other because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don't know each other; they don't know each other because they can not communicate; they can not communicate because they are separated.

HatredMartin Luther King
 
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True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.

JusticeMartin Luther King, during Montgomery Bus Boycotts
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When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Love, PowerJimi Hendrix
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Does not a warm hand feel better than a cold shank?

John Abruzzi in Prison Break, Season 1 Episode 19
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He had this idea. It was kind of a virologist idea. He believed that you could cure racism and hate... literally cure it, by injecting music and love into people's lives. When he was scheduled to perform at a peace rally, a gunman came to his house and shot him down. Two days later he walked out on that stage and sang. When they asked him why - He said, 'The people, who were trying to make this world worse... are not taking a day off. How can I? Light up the darkness.

Vision, Hatred, RacismI Am Legend, by Robert Neville
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"Put your sword back in its place," Jesus said to him, "for all who draw the sword will die by the sword."

Gun-Control, Jesus, SwordsMatthew, 26, 52
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An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.

War, RevengeMahatma Gandhi
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