35 Famous Peace Quotes

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No matter how volatile they world may seem around you, there is always a pathway to peace. Here are some of the best peace quotes to get you inspired.

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

“Everyone has a right to peaceful coexistence, the basic personal freedoms, the alleviation of suffering, and the opportunity to lead a productive life.”

“Freedom is dearer than bread or joy.”

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

“If you are tired, keep going; if you are scared, keep going; if you are hungry; keep going; if you want to taste freedom, keep going.”

“If you want to end the war then Instead of sending guns, send books. Instead of sending tanks, send pens. Instead of sending soldiers, send teachers.”

“If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.”

“It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped.”

“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.”

“Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is a beauty, admire it. Life is a dream, realize it.”

“Love is the vital essence that pervades and permeates, from the center to the circumference, the graduating circles of all thought and action. Love is the talisman of human weal and woe –the open sesame to every soul.”

“More than just an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.”

“Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time; the need for mankind to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence.”

“Nonviolence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.”

“Nothing is more precious than peace. Peace is the most basic starting point for the advancement of humankind.”

“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.”

“Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.”

“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”

“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.”

“Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.”

“Peace may sound simple – one beautiful word – but it requires everything we have, every quality, every strength, every dream, every high ideal.”

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

“The more freedom we enjoy, the greater the responsibility we bear, toward others as well as ourselves.”

“The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.”

“The well-being and the hopes of the peoples of the world can never be served until peace – as well as freedom, honor and self-respect – is secure.”

“There is a LIGHT in this world. A healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. We sometime lose sight of this force when there is suffering, and too much pain.”

“There is in this world no such force as the force of a person determined to rise. The human soul cannot be permanently chained.”

“There is no way to peace, peace is the way.”

“Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.”

“To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness”

“To replace the old paradigm of war with a new paradigm of waging peace, we must be pioneers who can push the boundaries of human understanding.”

“Violence is impractical because it is a descending spiral ending in destruction for all. It is immoral because it seeks to humiliate the opponent rather than win his understanding: it seeks to annihilate rather than convert.”

“We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.”

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”

“When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.”

Finding peace in your heart is always a great place to start before you seek the peace of others conflicts.

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