20+ Best Quotes On Peace




1. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. 
- Martin Luther King Jr.

2. An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind. 
- Mahatma Gandhi

3. Peace begins with a smile.. 
- Mother Teresa

4. You cannot find peace by avoiding life. 
- Virginia Woolf

5. Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. 
- Albert Einstein

6. Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace. 
- Albert Schweitzer

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

8. There is no 'way to peace,' there is only 'peace. 
- Mahatma Gandhi

9. Peace is the only battle worth waging. 
- Albert Camus

10. The law of evolution is that the strongest survives!' 'Yes, and the strongest, in the existence of any social species, are those who are most social. In human terms, most ethical...There is no strength to be gained from hurting one another. Only weakness. 
- Ursula K. Le Guin

11. Peace is always beautiful. 
- Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass

12. Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace. 
- Gautama Buddha, The Dhammapada

13. In War: Resolution,
In Defeat: Defiance,
In Victory: Magnaminity
In Peace: Good Will. 
- Winston S. Churchill, The Second World War

14. You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race. 
- George Bernard Shaw

15. True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice. 
- Jane Addams

16. 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

17. 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

18. You actually cannot sell the idea of freedom, democracy, diversity, as if it were a brand attribute and not reality -- not at the same time as you're bombing people, you can't. 
- Naomi Klein

19. Remember your humanity, and forget the rest. 
- Bertrand Russell

20. Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear. 
- Aesop

21. You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. 
- Mahatma Gandhi

22. What's to be believed? Or does it matter at all? When mass murder's been answered with mass murder, rape with rape, hate with hate, there's no longer much meaning in asking whose ax is bloodier. Evil, on evil, piled on evil. Was there any justification for what they did—or was there? We only know what that thing says, and that thing is a captive. The Asian radio has to say what will least displease it's government; ours has to say what will least displease our fine patriotic opinionated rabble, which is what, coincidentally, the government wants it to say anyhow, so where's the difference? 
- Walter M. Miller Jr., A Canticle for Leibowitz

23. The essential act of war is destruction, not necessarily of human lives, but of the products of human labour. War is a way of shattering to pieces, or pouring into the stratosphere, or sinking in the depths of the sea, materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable, and hence, in the long run, too intelligent. 
- George Orwell, 1984

24. To be born to create, to love, to win at games is to be born to live in time of peace. But war teaches us to lose everything and become what we were not. It all becomes a question of style. 
- Albert Camus 

 

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