True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.
Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
If you want peace, work for justice.
Justice and peace can only thrive together, never apart.
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
"Peace is not the product of terror or fear. Peace is not the silence of cemeteries. Peace is not the silent result of violent repression. Peace is the generous, tranquil contribution of all to the good of all. Peace is dynamism. Peace is generosity. It is right and it is duty."
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly.
If you love peace, then hate injustice, hate tyranny, hate greed � but hate these things in yourself, not in another.
The dead cannot cry out for justice. It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice.
The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.
Be the change you want to see.
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic. Power at its best is love implementing the demands of justice, and justice at its best is power correcting everything that stands against love.
Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice.
I want to live in a world where people become famous because of their work for peace and justice and care. I want the famous to be inspiring; their lives an example of what every human being has it in them to do - act from love!
World peace, like community peace, does not require that each man love his neighbor - it requires only that they live together with mutual tolerance, submitting their disputes to a just and peaceful settlement.
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