Peace Quotes

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“Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.” Martin Luther King Jr.

“Anger is like gasoline. If you spray it around and somebody lights a match, you've got an inferno. [But] if we can put our anger inside an engine, it can drive us forward.” Scilla Elworthy 

"I was just trying to get to work." Rosa Parks

"I am talking about genuine peace, the kind of peace that makes life on earth worth living, the kind that enables men and nations to grow and to hope and to build a better life for their children-not merely peace for Americans but peace for all men and women-not merely peace in our time but peace for all time." John F Kennedy

"Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance." Robert F Kennedy

"Peace is its own reward" Mahatma Gandhi

“Peace is not merely the absence of war, but the presence of justice, of law, of order – in short, of government.” Albert Einstein

"So many guns around and so few brains." Humphrey Bogart

"Be at peace with yourself, if you are not at peace with yourself, you are at peace with nothing." Ron W. Rathbun

"Entre los individuos como entre las naciones, el respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz" Benito Juarez 

"Peace is every step." Thich Nhat Hanh

"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind." Mahatma Gandhi

"Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind." John F Kennedy

"Imagine all the people living life in peace. 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 be as one." John Lennon

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace." Jimi Hendrix

"Education is, quite simply, peace-building by another name. It is the most effective form of defense spending there is." Kofi Annan

"Let us pick up our books and our pens, they are the most powerful weapons. One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world." Malala Yousafzai

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