PEACE

is a state of harmony.

“Peace, like charity, begins at home.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945);
32nd U.S. President

“The peace I am thinking of is the dance of an open mind when it engages another equally open one.”

Toni Morrison (born 1931);
author, editor, professor, Nobel Prize winner, Pulitzer Prize winner

“Choose love and peace will follow. Choose peace and love will follow.”

Mary Helen Doyle

“Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart. ”

Unknown

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

Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970);
guitarist, singer, songwriter

“Pleasure is Nature's test, her sign of approval. When man is happy, he is in harmony with himself and his environment.”

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900);
novelist, playwright

“Imagine what a harmonious world it could be if every single person, both young and old, shared a little of what he is good at doing.”

Quincy Jones (born 1933);
record producer, musician, conductor

“This I know. This I believe with all my heart. If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make deserts bloom and man to grow to greater dignity as a human being we can do it!”

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962);
U.S. First Lady, diplomat, human rights activist

“One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.”

Archibald Rutledge (1883-1973);
Poet

“Peace is always beautiful.”

Walt Whitman (1819-1892);
poet, humanist

“When we have peace in our hearts and minds, we draw peace into our lives. ”

Iyanla Vanzant (born 1953);
Inspirational speaker

“We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessing of peace.”

William Gladstone (1809-1898);
past Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

“Learn to relax. Your body is precious, as it houses your mind and spirit. Inner peace begins with a relaxed body.”

Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993);
preacher, author

“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948);
Indian political and spiritual leader

“We should therefore claim, in the name of tolerance, the right not to tolerate the intolerant.”

Karl Popper (1902-1994);
scientist, philosopher

“Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”

Archbishop Desmond Tutu (born 1931);
Nobel Peace Prize Winner

“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.”

Etty Hillesum (1914-1943);
writer

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.”

Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (1926-2004);
psychiatrist, author

“It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.”

Agnes M. Pharo (1904-1985);
Artist, writer

“I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968);
minister, civil rights activist

“We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, so best to remove the weeds of anger, avarice, envy and doubt, that peace and abundance may manifest for all.”

Dorothy Day (1897-1980);
Journalist, activist

“Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. Peace means to be in the midst of all those things and still be calm in your heart.”

Unknown

“Peace at home, peace in the world.”

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938);
Founder and 1st President of the Republic of Turkey

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

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963);
35th US President

“The deepest...dream is not the hunger for money or fame; it is the dream of settling down, in peace and freedom and cooperation.”

Scott Russell Sanders (born 1946);
novelist and essayist

“To all those who walk the path of human cooperation war must appear loathsome and inhuman.”

Alfred Adler (1870-1937);
psychiatrist

“It is never too late to give up our prejudices.”

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862);
naturalist, author, philosopher

“Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.”

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948);
Indian political and spiritual leader

“Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864);
writer

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why do we batter upon the door of life with war as our beam when peace love and forgivness are the skeleton keys~ Lila MacKinnon
Lila 4 months ago from Curtis MI usa

peace is a freedom of our life freedom from fear of violence...
renniejames about 1 year ago from batangas

Peace for our world!
tesfahun cufamo over 1 year ago from ethopia

Peace is the most precious thing. Let there be peace everywhere and let us work for peace. Peace at heart means peace at the street and the whole world.
Varghese about 2 years ago from Ahmedabad, India

I love when everything is peaceful.
sindy j over 2 years ago from Boston, GA

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