We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
- Anton Chekhov
We make war that we may live in peace.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
- Baruch Spinoza
Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from enlightenment and educating people to behave more in a divine manner.
- Carlos Santana
The name of peace is sweet, and the thing itself is beneficial, but there is a great difference between peace and servitude. Peace is freedom in tranquillity, servitude is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death.
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
Let him who desires peace prepare for war.
- Flavius Vegetius Renatus
If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known.
- George C. Marshall
Has not peace honours and glories of her own unattended by the dangers of war?
- Hermocrates of Syracuse
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
The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.
- Jawaharlal Nehru
You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
- Malcolm X
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan
If you want peace, stop fighting. If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts.
- Peter McWilliams
Every day 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
First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
- Thomas a Kempis
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just and charitable war.
- William Shakespeare