Peace is freedom from war and violence, especially when people live and work together happily without disagreements. Profoundly inspirational world peace quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.
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Famous World Peace Quotes
Peace begins with a smile. Mother Teresa
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace. Dalai Lama
It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind. Mahatma Gandhi
Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.
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, Imagine
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life. Michael Cunningham, The Hours
Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on.
Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. Albert Einstein
No person, no place, and no thing has any power over us, for ‘we’ are the only thinkers in our mind. When we create peace and harmony and balance in our minds, we will find it in our lives.
When you do the right thing, you get the feeling of peace and serenity associated with it. Do it again and again. Roy T. Bennett
It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. Siddhārtha Gautama
Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say that 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.
You have peace when you make it with yourself. Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven
I speak of peace, therefore, as the necessary rational end of rational men. I realize the pursuit of peace is not as dramatic as the pursuit of war But we have no more urgent task.
If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present. Lao Tzu
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. President John F. Kennedy
You never change anything by fighting the existing. To change something, build a new model, and make the existing obsolete!
Peace is always beautiful. Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass
Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that generation.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace. Aristotle
The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.
When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world Maha Ghosananda
Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.
The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world. Marianne Williamson
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Edith Wharton
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest lessons to achieve inner peace. Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
We aren’t passengers on Spaceship Earth. We’re the crew. We aren’t residents on this planet. We’re citizens. The difference in both cases is responsibility.
Love is the purest form of a soul at peace. Matthew Donnelly
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
The day I understood everything, was the day I stopped trying to figure everything out. The day I knew peace was the day I let everything go. C. JoyBell C.
I was once asked why I don’t participate in anti war demonstrations. I said that I will never do that, but as soon as you have a pro-peace rally, I’ll be there.
You should feel beautiful and you should feel safe. What you surround yourself with should bring you peace of mind and peace of spirit. Stacy London
Decide to network. Use every letter you write, every conversation you have, every meeting you attend to express your fundamental beliefs and dreams.
If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else. Marvin Gaye
Ego says, Once everything falls into place, I’ll feel peace.’ Spirit says, ‘Find your peace, and then everything will fall into place’.
Peace is not something you wish for. It is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away. Robert Fulghum
Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.
Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace. Albert Schweitzer
If we ourselves remain angry and then sing world peace, it has little meaning. First, our individual self must learn peace. This we can practice. Then we can teach the rest of the world.
Peace of mind comes from not wanting to change others.
Let go of the thoughts that don’t make you strong. Karen Salmansohn
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. Nelson Mandela
One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history.
Many people think excitement is happiness But when you are excited, you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace. Thich Nhat Hanh, The Art of Power
For peace of mind, resign as general manager of the Universe.
You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist Indira Gandhi
Never, ‘for the sake of peace and quiet’, deny your own experience or convictions.
Peace is the only battle worth waging. Albert Camus
It’s time for us to turn to each other, not on each other.
Peace is a journey of a thousand miles, and it must be taken one step at a time. President Lyndon B. Johnson
Be selective in your battles. Sometimes peace is better than being right.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.