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Quotes About Peace

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Martin Luther King Jr.
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

John Lennon
“You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.”
John Lennon

Chuck Palahniuk
“It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Diary

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

Mother Teresa
“Peace begins with a smile..”
Mother Teresa

Virginia Woolf
“You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”
Virginia Woolf

Rumi
“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and rightdoing there is a field.
I'll meet you there.

When the soul lies down in that grass
the world is too full to talk about.”
Rumi

Mahatma Gandhi
“Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
Mahatma Gandhi

George Carlin
“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”
George Carlin

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

Mahatma Gandhi
“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.”
Mahatma Gandhi

John Lennon
“If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace.”
John Lennon

Fred Rogers
“When I say it's you I like, I'm talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed.”
Fred Rogers

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

Milan Kundera
“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace.”
Milan Kundera

John Lennon
“If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.”
John Lennon

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

Lemony Snicket
“The world is quiet here.”
Lemony Snicket

Bill Watterson
“Dad, how do soldiers killing each other solve the world's problems?”
Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes: Sunday Pages 1985-1995

Mahatma Gandhi
“The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Gautama Buddha
“Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without.”
Gautama Buddha

David Baldacci
“Why can't people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?”
David Baldacci, The Camel Club

Malcolm X
“Sometimes you have to pick the gun up to put the Gun down.”
Malcolm X

Roberto Bolaño
“Books are finite, sexual encounters are finite, but the desire to read and to fuck is infinite; it surpasses our own deaths, our fears, our hopes for peace.”
Roberto Bolaño

John Lennon
“War is over ... If you want it.”
John Lennon

Criss Jami
“Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.”
Criss Jami, Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile

Mitch Albom
“You have peace," the old woman said, "when you make it with yourself.”
Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Robert A. Heinlein
“You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.”
Robert A. Heinlein

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

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