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33 Peace Quotes

Peace is not merely the absence of conflict; it is a profound state of harmony, both within ourselves and in the world around us. It’s a gentle whisper in a world often filled with noise, a soothing balm to our souls. As wise minds have shared through the ages, “Peace begins with a smile” (Mother Teresa), and “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity” (Sun Tzu). These sayings remind us that even in turbulent times, we can find serenity within, and from there, inspire tranquility in others. Let us embrace the wisdom of these words and work towards a world bathed in the soothing light of peace.

Peace Quotes

Peace Quotes



“Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.”

-George Bernard Shaw



“You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.”

-Eckhart Tolle



“Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson



“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”

-Albert Einstein



“Peace is the only battle worth waging.”

-Albert Camus



“Peace brings with it so many positive emotions that it is worth aiming for in all circumstances.”

-Estella Eliot



“There is “what is” only when there is no comparison at all, and to live with what is, is to be peaceful.”

-Bruce Lee



“Forgiveness equals inner peace – more peaceful people equals more world peace.”

-Richard Branson



“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”

-George Carlin



“Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.”

-Ronald Reagan



“Don’t hope that events will turn out the way you want, welcome events in whichever way they happen: this is the path to peace.”




“While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.”

-St Francis of Assisi



“Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.”

-Robert J. Sawyer



“I think it’s naive to pray for world peace if we’re not going to change the form in which we live.”

-Godfrey Reggio



“The answer lies within ourselves. If we can’t find peace and happiness there, it’s not going to come from the outside.”

-Tenzin Palmo



“Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral loose, and free-floating — these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything.”

-Wayne Dyer



“It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.”




“Peace can become a lens through which you see the world. Be it. Live it. Radiate it out. Peace is an inside job.”

-Wayne Dyer



“They call it “peace of mind” but maybe it should be called “peace from mind”.”

-Navil Ravikant



“Everywhere I have sought peace and not found it, except in a corner with a book.”

-Thomas a Kempis



“There is no ‘way to peace,’ there is only ‘peace.”

-Mahatma Gandhi



“Don’t search for anything except peace. Try to calm the mind. Everything else will come on its own.”

-Baba Hari Das



“If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.”

-Nelson Mandela



“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.”

-Eleanor Roosevelt



“Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.”

-Martin Luther



“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.”

-Dalai Lama



“Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.”

-Lyndon B. Johnson



“Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst.”

-Lin Yutang



“World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion.”

-Dalai Lama



“When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world.”

-Maha Ghosananda



“You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.”

-Malcolm X



“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.”

-Dale Carnegie



“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”

-Jimi Hendrix