Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from force of character: for obedience is the constant will to execute what, by the general decree of the commonwealth, ought to be done.
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.
It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.
There never was a good war or a bad revolution.
We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the postive affirmation of peace.
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.
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
[T]he essence of so-called war prosperity: it enriches some by what it takes from others. It is not rising wealth but a shifting of wealth and income.
Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.