Peace is the one thing that prevents man from destroying each other and the world, as we know it. It is very important as the opposite simply means death, destruction, and unhappiness. Famous people agree that without peace, there is no future. So, learn to cherished and protect the peace that many people have fought and died for the next generation.

Famous Peace Quotes

Mother Teresa Peace Quotes

Mother Teresa, born as Anjeze Gonxhe bojahiu in Albanian is a Roman Catholic nun. The pro-life advocate is famous because of her charitable works and missionaries that have certainly helped a lot of people not just in India but across the world.

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


” 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.”

“All works of love are works of peace.”

“Peace begins with a smile..”

Gandhi Peace Quotes

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi also known as Mahatma Gandhi is the nation’s (India) Father. Born in October 2, 1869 in Porbandar, the leader of Indian nationalism was assassinated on January 30, 1948 by a Hindu extremist while on his way to the Birla House to pray.

“If we are to reach real peace in the world, we shall have to begin with the children.”

“It is possible to live in peace.”


“Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.”

“I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.”

“Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day:
– I shall not fear anyone on Earth.
– I shall fear only God.
– I shall not bear ill will toward anyone.
– I shall not submit to injustice from anyone.
– I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering.”

“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”

“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.”

“ You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist.”

“There is no ‘way to peace,’ there is only ‘peace.”

Martin Luther King Peace Quotes

Martin Luther King, Jr is an activist, American clergyman and the leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He has helped changed America’s history without using violence and his non-violent protest against unjust treatment has greatly advance the civil rights of all people in the United States, especially the African-American citizen.


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

“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.”

“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits.”

Bob Marley Peace Quotes

Bob Marley is a famous singer, songwriter, and musician. The first Jamaican singer to achieve international fame or superstardom is born as Nesta Robert Marley. The reggae and iconic figure produced many hit songs such as “Buffalo Soldier,” “One Love,” “Could You Be Loved,” and other hits. His songs of devotion, faith, and revolution continue to touch the heart of millions of people up to this day. He has created a legacy through his music and famous quotes.

“Don’t Gain The World & Lose Your Soul, Wisdom Is Better Than Silver Or Gold.”


“One love, one heart. Let’s get together and feel all right”

“Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight.”

Best Peace Quotes

“The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.”
– Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (1900 – 1990)

“This is the way of peace: overcome evil with good, and falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.”
– Peace Pilgrim


“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 (1884 – 1962)

“Five enemies of peace inhabit us – avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.”
– Francesco Petrarch (1304 – 1374)

“To reach peace, teach peace.”
– Pope John Paul II

“ If you want peace, work for justice.”
– Pope Paul VI (1897 – 1978)

“The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.”
– Pope John XXIII (1881 – 1963)

“ Peace will be victorious.”
– Yitzhak Rabin (1922 – 1995)

“ As things are now going the peace we make, what peace we seem to be making, will be a peace of oil, a peace of gold, a peace of shipping, a peace in brief.without moral purpose or human interest.”
– Archibald MacLeish (1907 – 1982)

“Peace may sound simple – one beautiful word – but it requires everything we have, every quality, every strength, every dream, every high ideal.”
– Yehudi Menuhin (1916 – 1999)

“Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.”
– Maria Montessori (1870 – 1952)images-71

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.”
– John Muir (1838 – 1914)

“Dream always of a peaceful, warless, disarmed world.”
– Robert Muller

“Poetry is an act of peace. Peace goes into the making of a poet as flour goes into the making of bread.”
– Pablo Neruda (1904 – 1973)

“Each of us by our daily acts of peace and our commitment to building a better world can inspire others and help create a groundswell for peace too powerful to be turned aside.”
– David Krieger, Ph.D.*

“ Peace is an ongoing process. It begins with the first step and it does not end. We, all of us alive today, are the gatekeepers of the future. The world we bequeath to our children and grandchildren will depend upon our success in building a more peaceful and decent world.”
– David Krieger, Ph.D.*

“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“ All we are saying is give peace a chance.”
– John Lennon (1940 – 1980)

“ If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.”
– John Lennon (1940 – 1980)

The word liberal comes from the word free. We must cherish and honor the word free or it will cease to apply to us.
– Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 – 1962)

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
– Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 – 1962)

The structure of world peace cannot be the work of one man or one party or one nation. It must be a peace which rests on the cooperative effort of the whole world.
– Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882 – 1945)

Here then, is the problem we present to you, stark and dreadful and inescapable: Shall we put an end to the human race; or shall mankind renounce war?
– The Russell-Einstein Manifesto, 1955

Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
– Amy Sparks – Gigi

Inspiration plus motivation = Liberation from societal constraints people don’t even realize they have been brought into. Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.
– Adlai Stevenson (1900 – 1965)Aristotle_Altemps_Inv8575

Peace is always beautiful.
– Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892)

You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
– Malcolm X (1925 – 1965)

Peace is the marriage of the people and the planet, with all attendant vows.

Three can be no beauty if it paid for by human injustice, nor truth that passes over injustice in silence, nor moral virtue that condones it.
– Tadeusz Borowski

There is no time left for anything but to make peacework a dimension of our every waking activity.
– Elise Boulding

Democracy is an objective. Democratization is a process. Democratization serves the cause of peace because it offers the possibility of justice and of progressive change without force.
– Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace.
– Buddha (560 – 483 B.C.)

Peace, to have meaning for many who have only known suffering in both peace and war, must be translated into bread or rice, shelter, health and education, as well as freedom and human dignity.
-Ralph Johnson Bunche (1904 -1971)

Peace is the only battle worth waging.
– Albert Camus (1913 -1960)

We know how to organize warfare, but do we know how to act when confronted with peace?
– Jacques-Yves Cousteau (1910 -1997)

In peace the sons bury their fathers, but in war the fathers bury their sons.
– Croesus

Human Beings, indeed all sentient beings, have the right to pursue happiness and live in peace and freedom.
– The XIVth Dalai Lama

If you want to make peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
– Moshe Dayan (1915 -1981)images-61

Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
– Albert Einstein (1979 -1955)

We must begin to inoculate our children against militarism by educating them…I would rather teach peace than war, love rather than hate.
– Albert Einstein (1979 -1955)

There can be no peace without law.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 -1969)

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 -1882)

The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
– Desiderius Erasmus (1469 -1536)

There was never a good war or a bad peace.
– Benjamin Franklin

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 (1869 -1951)

We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
– William Gladstone (1809 -1898)

Peace is every step.
– Thich Nhat Hahn

If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like a flower, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.
– Thich Nhat Hanh


“ There is no way to peace; peace is the way.”
– A.J. Muste (1885 – 1967)

Peace-making is a healing process and it begins with me, but it does not end there.
– Gene Knudsen Hoffman

Peace is not achieved by controlling nations, but mastering our thoughts.
– John Harricharan

Nothing is more precious than peace. Peace is the most basic starting point for the advancement of humankind.
– Daisaku Ikeda

“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.”
– Hafsat Abiola

“In some ways, the challenges are even more daunting than they were at the peak of the cold war. Not only do we continue to face grave nuclear threats, but those threats are being compounded by new weapons developments, new violence within States and new challenges to the rule of law.”
– Kofi Annan

“There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children. There is no duty more important than ensuring that their rights are respected, that their welfare is protected, that their lives are free from fear and want and that they grow up in peace.”
– Kofi Annan

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