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  The two words, peace and tranquility, are worth a thousand pieces of gold.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  To a man prepared for war, peace is assured.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Living in peace is better than living as a king.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Respect for the rights of others is peace.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  If you want peace, prepare for war.  
 -  English proverb
  

  There is no way to peace; peace is the way.  
 -  A. J. Muste
  

  Peace is the only battle worth waging.  
 -  Albert Camus
  

  Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.  
 -  Amy Sparks
  

  It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.  
 -  Andre Gide
  

  In order to have peace we must want it, and not always doubt it.  
 -  Aristide Briand, Nobel peace prize winner
  

  We make war that we may live in peace.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament - disarmament follows peace.  
 -  Bernard Mannes Baruch
  

  Romans 15:13; May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.  
 -  Bible
  

  The only peace we can find in our soul is when we accept the truth of our nature, the beauty of God and the gift of life and salvation that is in Christ Jesus. For who-so-ever calls on the Name of the Lord shall be Saved. -Romans 10:13 NKJV.  
 -  Bible
  

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

  Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from enlightenment and educating people to behave more in a divine manner.  
 -  Carlos Santana
  

  Peace is more than the absence of war. It is a tranquility of order, it is security, liberty - religious, political and economic freedom. It is life with honor, life with the dignity of the children of God.  
 -  Conrad Hilton
  

  Never 'for the sake of peace and quiet' deny your own experience or convictions.  
 -  Dag Hammarskjold
  

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

  We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.  
 -  Desiderius Erasmus
  

  I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.  
 -  Dwight D. Eisenhower
  

  You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.  
 -  Eckhart Tolle
  

  All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  The basis of world peace is the teaching which runs through almost all the great religions of the world. 'Love thy neighbor as thyself.' Christ, some of the great Jewish teachers, Buddha, all preached it. Their followers forgot it. What is the trouble between capital and labor, what is the trouble in many of our communities, but rather a universal forgetting that this teaching is one of our first obligations.  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  Mankind must remember that peace is not God's gift to his creatures, it is our gift to each other.  
 -  Elie Wiesel
  

  Peace holds within itself trust in the Lord, the trust that He governs all things and provides all things, and that He leads towards an end that is good.  
 -  Emanuel Swedenborg
  

  Peace, like charity, begins at home.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The motto of war is: 'Let the strong survive; let the weak die.' The motto of peace is: Let the strong help the weak to survive.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  The structure of world peace cannot be the work of one man or one party or one nation. It must be a peace which rests on the cooperative effort of the whole world.  
 -  Franklin D. Roosevelt
  

  Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.  
 -  George Carlin
  

  He who turns the other cheek too far gets it in the neck.  
 -  H. Hert
  

  Peace comes from being able to contribute the best that we have, and all that we are, toward creating a world that supports everyone. But it is also securing the space for others to contribute the best that they have and all that they are.  
 -  Hafsat Abiola
  

  I have always been opposed even to the thought of fighting a 'preventive war.' There is nothing more foolish than to think that war can be stopped by war. You don't 'prevent' anything by war except peace.  
 -  Harry Truman
  

  A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war.  
 -  Henry van Dyke
  

  Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.  
 -  George Carlin
  

  Peace comes from being able to contribute the best that we have, and all that we are, toward creating a world that supports everyone. But it is also securing the space for others to contribute the best that they have and all that they are.  
 -  Hafsat Abiola
  

  I have always been opposed even to the thought of fighting a 'preventive war.' There is nothing more foolish than to think that war can be stopped by war. You don't 'prevent' anything by war except peace.  
 -  Harry Truman
  

  A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war.  
 -  Henry van Dyke
  

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

  He only finds peace who conquers himself, who strives, day by day, after greater self-possession, greater self-control, greater calmness of mind.  
 -  James Allen
  

  Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people.  
 -  Jawaharlal Nehru
  

  We cannot be both the world's leading champion of peace and the world's leading supplier of the weapons of war.  
 -  Jimmy Carter
  

  But peace does not rest in the charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of all people. So let us not rest all our hopes on parchment and on paper, let us strive to build peace, a desire for peace, a willingness to work for peace in the hearts and minds of all of our people. I believe that we can. I believe the problems of human destiny are not beyond the reach of human beings.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  All we are saying is give peace a chance.  
 -  John Lennon
  

  If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.  
 -  John Lennon
  

  Man's greatest blunder has been in trying to make peace with the skies instead of with his neighbors.  
 -  Kin Hubbard
  

  I have a hunch that if we leave the planning of world peace to women, we shall have it.  
 -  Lin Yutang
  

  I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.  
 -  Malcolm X
  

  In the whole round world of human affairs little is so fatal to peace as misunderstanding.  
 -  Margaret E. Sangster
  

  Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.  
 -  Maria Montessori
  

  We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.  
 -  Martin Luther King Jr.
  

  One day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but that it is a means by which we arrive at that goal. We must pursue peaceful ends through peaceful means.  
 -  Martin Luther King Jr.
  

  Your inner growth is completely dependent upon the realization that the only way to find peace and contentment is to stop thinking about yourself. You're ready to grow when you finally realize that the 'I' who is always talking inside will never be content.  
 -  Michael A. Singer
  

  If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.  
 -  Moshe Dayan
  

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

  I was once asked why I don't participate in anti-war demonstrations. I said that I will never do that, but as soon as you have a pro-peace rally, I'll be there.  
 -  Mother Teresa
  

  If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.  
 -  Nelson Mandela
  

  What we now want is closer contact and better understanding between individuals and communities all over the earth, and the elimination of egoism and pride which is always prone to plunge the world into primeval barbarism and strife... peace can only come as a natural consequence of universal enlightenment.  
 -  Nikola Tesla
  

  Peace has its victories, but it takes a brave man to win them.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.  
 -  Ronald Reagan
  

  World peace could be a possibility... if it weren't for all those damned foreigners!  
 -  Spike Milligan
  

  I'd kill for a Nobel Peace Prize.  
 -  Steven Wright
  

  If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace. If you let go completely, you will have complete peace.  
 -  The Venerable Ajahn Chah
  

  Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.  
 -  Thomas Merton
  

  Love is supposed to bring you peace and happiness. If you are not feeling this in a relationship then you are living an illusion.  
 -  Unknown
  

  PEACE is the foundation of Happiness for where there is Anxiety, Tension and Turmoil, Joy cannot exist.  
 -  Unknown
  

  May you know the peace and comfort this heartfelt thought imparts; the ones we love are never gone, for they live within our hearts  
 -  Unknown
  

  May this day bring countless happiness and endless joy and live with peace and serenity. Happy Birthday.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Always know when to let go. When a thought is bringing you more misery than peace, let go of the thought; when a person is bringing more pain than joy to your life, let go... You cannot be your best if you lack joy and peace...  
 -  Unknown
  

  Keep the smile, leave the tension, feel the joy, forget the worry, hold the peace, leave the pain, always be happy.  
 -  Unknown
  

  You will never find peace until you learn to finally let go of the hatred and hurt that lives in your heart. In order to move on, you must know why you felt the way you did, and why you no longer need to feel that way. Its about accepting the past, letting it be, and pushing your spirit forward with good intentions.  
 -  Unknown
  

  When I look at you I see the true meaning and beauty of love. With you I find peace, with you I find joy in my darkest hours, with you I smile always and that is because baby you are the best thing that ever happened to me. I love you with everything that I am.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Love makes your friend a little dearer. Joy makes our heart a little lighter. Faith makes our path a little clearer. Hope make our lives a little brighter. Peace bring us all a little nearer.  
 -  Unknown
  

  The less you respond to rude, critical, argumentative people...the more peaceful your life will become  
 -  Unknown
  

  One cannot find peace in work or in pleasure, in the world or in a convent, but only in one's soul.  
 -  William Somerset Maugham