Peace Quotes – Peace brings us to a calm and safe standard of living, everyone must be very happy with peace in this world.
Peace must be instilled and maintained in life, so that we can enjoy this life without the distractions, hatreds that eat away at ourselves.
Living peacefully brings more influence in life, peace in the sphere of life is very influential and important, peace brings us changes in behavior, peace of mind.
Peace can also describe a good state of emotions and finally peace also means a combination of positive definition of life.
For this reason, peace brings us good influences, one of which is from the following quotes that can be used as inspiration and motivation for how peace has a meaningful definition of our lives to be better and better again.
Here are 100 peace quotes that can be used as inspiration and motivation.
Peace Quotes that Motivate For A Better Standard Of Living
1. “Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
2. “Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.” – Dorothy Thompson
3. “Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.” – Johreen leaf Whittier
4. “Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.” – Lyndon b. Johnson
5. “Peace is its own reward.” – Mohandas Gandhi
6. “Peace is liberty in tranquillity.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero
7. Peace is not achieved by controlling nations, but mastering our thoughts.” – John Harricharan
8. “Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.” – Baruch Spinoza
9. “Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.” – George Bernard Shaw
11. “Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict, alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.” – Dorothy Thompson
12. “Peace is not the absence of war; it is a virtue; a state of mind; a disposition for benevolence; confidence; and justice.” – Baruch Spinoza
13. “People always make war when they say they love peace.” – David Herbert Lawrence
14. “People spend a lifetime searching for happiness; looking for peace. They chase idle dreams, addictions, religions, even other people, hoping to fill the emptiness that plagues them. The irony is the only place they ever needed to search was within.” – Ramona L. Anderson
15. “Religion and science both profess peace (and the sincerity of the professors is not being doubted), but each always turns out to have a dominant part in any war that is going or contemplated.” – Howard Nemerov
16. “The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.” – Thomas Jefferson
17. “The greatest personalities that ever existed have been those who united human beings and put them on the road toward cooperation and effectiveness and peace. Those whom the world has held highest have helped to unite and not sever interconnectedness. They have not been the destroyers of differences but the harmonizer of differences.” – John Lovejoy Elliott
18. “The peace and welfare of this and coming generations of Americans will be secure only as we cling to the watchword of true patriotism: “Our country, when right to be kept right; when wrong to be put right.” – Carl Schruz
19. “The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
20. “The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.” – Dag Hammarskjold
21. “The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
22. “There can be no vulnerability without risk; there can be no community without vulnerability; there can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community.” – M. Scott Peck
23. “Either war is obsolete or men are.” – R. Buckminster Fuller
24. “Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.” – Maria Montessori
25. “Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.” – Bejamin Fraklin
26. “Everyday we do things, we are things that have to do with peace. If we are aware of our life. our way of looking at things, we will know how to make peace right in the moment, we are alive.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
27. “Everyone’s a pacifist between wars. It’s like being a vegetarian between meals.” Colman Mc. carthy
28. “First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.” – Thomas a Kempis
29. “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
30. “Namaste. I honour the place in your where the entire universe resides, a place of light, of love, of truth, of peace, of wisdom. I honour the place in you where when you are in that place and I am in that place there is only one of us.” – Mohandas k. Gandhi
31. “When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” – Jimi Hendrix
32. “When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.” – Tenzin Gyatso
33. “When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world.” – Maha Ghosananda
34. “While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind.” – Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
35. “Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war.” – John Andrew Holmes
36. “You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist. A people free to choose will always choose peace.” – Ronald Reagan
37. “A political victory, a rise in rents, the recovery of your sick, or return of your absent friend, or some other quite external event, raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe it. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. from “Self Reliance”. ” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
38. “A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.” – Simone Weil
39. “All who affirm the use of violence admit it is only a means to achieve justice and peace. But peace and justice are nonviolence…the final end of history. Those who abandon nonviolence have no sense of history. Rather they are bypassing history, freezing history, betraying history.” – Andre Trocme
40. “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” – Mohandas Gandhi
41. You don’t have to have fought in a war to love peace.” – Geraldine Ferraro
41. “Never, “for the sake of peace and quiet,” deny your own experience or convictions.” – Dag Hammarskjold
42. “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
43. “It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.” – Thomas Fuller
44. “One cannot subdue a man by holding back his hands. Lasting peace comes not from force.” – David Borestein
45. “One day we must come to see that peace is not merely a distant goal 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.
46. “One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one.” – Agatha Christie
47. “Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living. We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the Sermon on the Mount.” – Omar n. Bradley
48. “Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.” – Thomas Jefferson
49. “Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done.” – Mark Twain
50. “There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life — happiness, freedom, and peace of mind are always attained by giving them to someone else.”- Peyton Conway March
51. “There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy.” – George Washigton
52. “There never was a good war or a bad peace.” – Bejamin Fraklin
53. “They have not wanted Peace at all; they have wanted to be spared war — as though the absence of war was the same as peace.” – Dorothy Thompson
54. “Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.” – William Hazlitt
55. “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” – John F. Kennedy
56. “Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.” – Criss Jami, Salomé.
57. “If you don’t know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he’s just like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes, and fears. It’s one world, pal. We’re all neighbors.” – Frank Sinatra.
58. “No person, no place, and no thing has any power over us, for ‘we’ are the only thinkers in our mind. When we create peace and harmony and balance in our minds, we will find it in our lives.” – Louise L. Hay.
59. “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.
60. “Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say that I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us and the world will be as one.” – John Lennon, ‘Imagine’.
61. “Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral loose, and free-floating, these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything.” – Wayne Dyer.
62. “I speak of peace, therefore, as the necessary rational end of rational men. I realize the pursuit of peace is not as dramatic as the pursuit of war. But we have no more urgent task.” – John F. Kennedy.
63. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead.
64. “Anxiety is the illness of our age. We worry about ourselves, our family, our friends, our work, and our state of the world. If we allow worry to fill our hearts, sooner or later we will get sick.” – Thich Nhat Hanh.
65. “You never change anything by fighting the existing. To change something, build a new model, and make the existing obsolete!” – Buckminster Fuller.
66. “Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration, and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.” – President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
67. “Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that generation.” – Nelson Mandela.
68. “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.” – Mahatma Gandhi.
69. “Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” – Victor Frankl.
70. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.” – Maya Angelou.
71. “The very first step in nonviolence is that we cultivate in our daily life, as between ourselves, truthfulness, humility, tolerance, loving kindness.” – Gandhi.
72. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.
73. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.
74. “We aren’t passengers on Spaceship Earth. We’re the crew. We aren’t residents on this planet. We’re citizens. The difference in both cases is responsibility.” – Rusty Schweickart.
75. “By peace we mean the capacity to transform conflicts with empathy, without violence, and creatively – a never-ending process” – Johan Galtung.
76. “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.” – Albert Einstein.
77. “I arise in the morning torn between a desire to save the world and a desire to savor the world. That makes it hard to plan the day.” – E.B. White.
78. “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.
80. “Decide to network. Use every letter you write, every conversation you have, every meeting you attend to express your fundamental beliefs and dreams. – Unknown
81. “Ego says, ‘Once everything falls into place, I’ll feel peace.’ Spirit says, ‘Find your peace, and then everything will fall into place’.” – Marianne Williamson.
82. “Anger is the ultimate destroyer of peace of mind.” – Dalai Lama.
83. “Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” – Desmond Tutu.
84. “To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.” – Robert Muller.
85. “If we ourselves remain angry and then sing world peace, it has little meaning. First, our individual self must learn peace. This we can practice. Then we can teach the rest of the world.”
86. “You who want peace can find it only by complete forgiveness.” – Helen Schucman.
87. “Being thankful can reap many benefits for you like peace and joy.” – Jeff & Michelle Niederstadt.
88. “Love is benevolent and harmonious, a haven of peace.” – Simon May, ‘Love: A History’.
89. “The greatest quest in life has always been the search for peace.” – Richard Daly.
90. “It’s only God who gives you peace and rest.” – Greta Zwaan.
91. “Money can never buy happiness, or peace of mind.” – Catherine Pulsifer.
92. “Peace is not only better than war but infinitely more arduous.” – George Bernard Shaw.
93. “Peace comes from justice, and justice comes from truth.” – Rudy Scarfalloto.
94. “Peace and harmony can only remove human suffering and degradation.” – M K Soni.
95. “Think of the peace of mind you’ll have by just simply telling the truth.” – Sandra Forbes.
96. “Even in midst of chaos and heartache, you can find peace.” – Willow Cross.
97. “The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.
98. “Peace begins with a smile.” – Mother Teresa.
99. “Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower.
100. “Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Those are 100 peace quotes that can be used as learning and motivation, so that we can see the world and the surroundings better.