He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
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 contibute the best that they have and all that they are.
Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.
If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.
Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us - avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
There never was a good war or a bad revolution.
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it. This is the most basic kind of peace work.
All we are saying is give peace a chance.
Peace is not merely the absence of visible conflict.
Looking for peace is like looking for a turtle with a mustache: You won't be able to find it. But when your heart is ready, peace will come looking for you.
There is no trust more sacred than the
one the world holds with children.
It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.
All works of love are works of peace.
Peace is not something you wish for, it's something you make
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
The more peace there is in us, the more peace there will be in our troubled world.
Peace is not something you wish for, � it is something you make, something you are, something you do,�and something you give away.
At the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit. And that center is really everywhere. It is within each of us.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.
Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.
If we are not able to smile, then the world will not have peace.
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