Top 100 Quotes About War Peace

#1. Peace is not the absence of war - peace is the absence of fear.

Ursula Franklin

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#2. Tolstoy had 13 kids and still wrote War & Peace.

Steven Pressfield

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#3. Peace surfaced here. Hard to imagine a person finding peace through war, but no one finds peace in war - peace finds you. It crawls into your sleeping bag and helps you fall asleep, nudges your arm, tells you to turn over, think about home.

Clint Van Winkle

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#4. Though I respect hugely the effort and the care and the beauty of games, I want to be working with people who want to create the 'War & Peace' of games, the 'Citizen Kane' of games, and not just be warming up George Romero.

Clive Barker

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#5. Peace is more than the absence of war. Peace is accord. Harmony.

Laini Taylor

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#6. Peace does not mean the absence of war, peace means the presence of harmony, love, satisfaction and oneness. Peace means a flood of love in the world family.

Sri Chinmoy

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#7. Being in Russia filming War & Peace ... filming War & Peace alone is an extraordinary experience, but to be out there was just magical.

James Norton

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#8. Peace does not mean no war ... peace means Love

Sameh Elsayed

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#9. I never again want to see the face of a starving child or hear the weeping of a mother who has lost her son to war. Peace, this is what my husband gave his life for, and I want the world to know that he did not die in vain. Peace, this is what will make me very happy.

Jehan Sadat

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#10. I grew up on the East Coast and was going to go to an Ivy League School, but at the last minute I decided to be a hippy. It was the protest movements on the war, peace movements were going on at our university. It was a fantastic time.

Michael Douglas

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#11. 3. War Peace & Action -
Hatred goes not by hatred,
Violence not by violence,
Disappear hatred and violence,
By love, understanding, non-violence.
[241] - 3B

Munindra Misra

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#12. Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.

Winston Churchill

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#13. It is not enough to live together in peace, with one race on its knees.

Daniel H. Wilson

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#14. I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.

George S. McGovern

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#15. No triumph of peace can equal the armed triumph of war.

Theodore Roosevelt

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#16. Among the many interesting objects which will engage your attention that of providing for the common defense will merit particular regard. To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.

George Washington

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#17. President George Bush declared a National Day of Prayer for Peace. This was after he had carefully arranged and started the war.

George Carlin

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#18. We cannot have peace if we are only concerned with peace. War is not an accident. It is the logical outcome of a certain way of life. If we want to attack war, we have to attack that way of life.

A.J. Muste

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#19. Each one of these treaties is a step for the maintenance of peace, an additional guarantee against war. It is through such machinery that the disputes between nations will be settled and war prevented.

Frank B. Kellogg

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#20. The name of peace is sweet, and the thing itself is beneficial, but there is a great difference between peace and servitude. Peace is freedom in tranquillity, servitude is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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#21. In this distribution of powers the wisdom of our constitution is manifested. It is the province and duty of the Executive to preserve to the Nation the blessings of peace. The Legislature alone can interrupt those blessings, by placing the Nation in a state of War.

Alexander Hamilton

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#22. It must be instilled in man that 'peace' is the best legacy we would leave behind for the generations to come, as we practice and follow the edicts of human rights.

Henrietta Newton Martin

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#23. The majority of the common people loathe war and pray for peace; only a handful of individuals, whose evil joys depend on general misery, desire war.

Desiderius Erasmus

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#24. Vice foments war; it is virtue which actually fights. If there were no virtue, we would live in peace forever.

Luc De Clapiers

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#25. This is Communism's view of war. War is necessary. War is an instrument for achieving a goal.

But unfortunately for Communism, this policy ran up against the American atomic bomb in 1945. Then the Communists changed their tactics and suddenly became advocates of peace at any cost.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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#26. Somehow whether or not the war is winnable is beyond our scope, an irrelevant detail. We don't do it to win anymore; we do it because it's what we know how to do. Get ready to go. Get ready to come back. And the moments in between we mark on the calendar. It's our battle rhythm.

Angela Ricketts

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#27. Today the real test of America's power and wisdom is not our capacity to make war but our capacity to prevent it. Prevention must be our overriding objective. It can be done. Surrendering to the inevitability of combat only paves the way for its occurring.

Dale E. Turner

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#28. Peace be with you," I said, and as I turned to resume my journey with Coyote, I added under my breath, "and asskicking be with me.

Kevin Hearne

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#29. Peace in the Middle East isn't going to be created by another war or violent act on the other side.

Mandy Patinkin

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#30. The absence of war is not peace.

Harry S. Truman

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#31. I would have lived in peace. But my enemies brought me war.

Pierce Brown

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#32. The Germans, a race eager for war.

Seneca The Younger

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#33. It might be useful to be able to predict war. But tension does not necessarily lead to war, but often to peace and to denouement.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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#34. I think Israel, as a number of commentators pointed out, is becoming an insane state. And we have to be honest about that. While the rest of the world wants peace, Europe wants peace, the US wants peace, but this state wants war, war and war.

Norman Finkelstein

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#35. Peace?' said Vetinari. 'Ah, yes, defined as period of time to allow for preparation for the next war.

Terry Pratchett

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#36. War doesn't cause peace. Period.

Sue Fitzmaurice

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#37. Happiness seems to depend on leisure, because we work to have leisure, and wage war to live in peace.


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#38. There are two types of laws: there are just laws and there are unjust laws ... What is the difference between the two? ... An unjust law is a man-made code that is out of harmony with the moral law.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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#39. History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap. To keep the peace, we and our allies must be strong enough to convince any potential aggressor that war could bring no benefit, only disaster.

Ronald Reagan

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#40. We will not build a peaceful world by following a negative path. It is not enough to say we will not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it. We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war, but on the positive affirmation of peace

Martin Luther King Jr.

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#41. I'm beginning to wonder if the symbol of the United States pretty soon isn't going to be an ambassador with a flag under his arm climbing into an escape helicopter.

Ronald Reagan

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#42. Blessed are the peacemakers? Billed are the warmongers, and then you shall have peace.

Stefan Molyneux

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#43. The Peace Treaties must be scrapped ... I stand for no more war and no more secret diplomacy.

Clement Attlee

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#44. The entire stock of relationships which suited in war - militiae - was regarded as inadmissible and improper in peace - domi. We have the measure of how right the Romans were in this respect in the experience of the intellectual and moral impoverishment brought about by total mobilisation.

Bertrand De Jouvenel

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#45. Instead of tug o' war, let's play hug o' war.

Shel Silverstein

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#46. Sadly, a prize for peace is a rarity in this world. Most nations have monuments or memorials to war, bronze salutations to heroic battles, archways of triumph. But peace has no parade, no pantheon of victory.

Kofi Annan

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#47. In peace alone reason was heard and merit distinguished; but in the rage of war the blind steel spared the innocent no more than the guilty.


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#48. Boys dream of war. But men can dream of peace.

David Talbot

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#49. Peace ain't worth fighting for.

Brian Spellman

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#50. Roman, remember that you shall rule the nations by your authority, for this is to be your skill, to make peace the custom, to spare the conquered, and to wage war until the haughty are brought low.


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#51. Blake's song isn't really a song for England alone," said Dym. "It's a song for every land. We're all building the unseen Jerusalem together. But the powers of darkness don't want to see a time when the earth shall be filled with the glory of the God as the waters cover the sea.

Constance Savery

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#52. How can one not speak about war, poverty, and inequality when people who suffer from these afflictions don't have a voice to speak?

Isabel Allende

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#53. If all the Churches of Europe closed their doors until the drums ceased rolling they would act as a most powerful reminder that though the glory of war is a famous and ancient glory, it is not the final glory of God.

George Bernard Shaw

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#54. Anyone who has ever been privileged to direct a film also knows that, although it can be like trying to write 'War and Peace' in a bumper car in an amusement park, when you finally get it right, there are not many joys in life that can equal the feeling.

Stanley Kubrick

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#55. Each hour, every hour of peace was a treasure. War boiled black and violent on the horizon, and when it came, it would engulf the world.

Nalini Singh

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Leo Tolstoy

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#57. War is a dangerous teacher and physical victory leads often to a moral defeat.

Sri Aurobindo

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#58. War has been the norm and peace the exception

Susan Sontag

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#59. It ought to be remembered by all [that] the Games more than 2,000 years ago started as a means of bringing peace between the Greek city-states. And in those days, even if a war was going on, they called off the war in order to hold the Games. I wish we were still as civilized.

Ronald Reagan

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#60. The botanist looks upon the astronomer as a being unworthy of his regard; and he that is glowing great and happy by electrifying a bottle wonders how the world can be engaged by trifling prattle about war and peace.

Samuel Johnson

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#61. Nothing is more important than to war on war.

Pope Leo XIII

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#62. I hate mankind. I hate what we do to each other, how we wage war, how we 'fight' for peace, how we say we love each other then stab each other in the back.

L.V. Birdsong

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#63. Maybe war makes you value things and people more than you did when there was Peace and you knew there would never be a shortage?

Barbara Mutch

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#64. When I was a young man, I was poor. In a war with other nations, I was in eighty-seven fights. There I received my name and was made Chief of my nation. But now I am old and am for peace.

Red Cloud

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#65. It's funny, isn't it," Miss Woolf whispered in Ursula's ear, "how much German music we listen to. Great beauty transcends all. Perhaps after the war it will heal all too.

Kate Atkinson

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#66. The man who fears war and squats opposing
My words for stour, hath no blood of crimson
But is fit only to rot in womanish peace

Ezra Pound

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#67. Militarism has been by far the commonest cause of the breakdown of civilizations. The single art of war makes progress at the expense of all the arts of peace.

Arnold Joseph Toynbee

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#68. Young men make wars, and the virtues of war are the virtues of young men: courage, and hope for the future. Then old men make the peace, and the vices of peace are the vices of old men: mistrust and caution.

Alec Guinness

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#69. For capitalism, war and peace are business and nothing but business.

Karl Liebknecht

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#70. It is the conflicting interests of the man and the woman, the home and the shop, the Church and the State, which cause the economic struggle, the war and the strife with which mankind is cursed and which make all long and pray for the reign of peace.

Max Heindel

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#71. In peace, a wise man makes preparations for war.


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#72. More people have been killed by totalitarian regimes, during times of peace, than in all the wars in the world combined.

John Ringo

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#73. Every war, every plague is God's judgment. But every man who rises up to stop the wars and the plagues is God's instrument. Human action is God's will, not blind indifference in the face of suffering.

John Kramer

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#74. War and Peace maddens me because I didn't write it myself, and worse, I couldn't.

Jeffrey Archer

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#75. The want of parsimony, in time of peace, imposes the necessity of contracting debt in time of war. When

Adam Smith

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#76. In the question of peace, people spoke up and demonstrated for peace and against the threat of war, the threat of atomic war.

Stefan Heym

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#77. I am a member of the Peace Society because I was a soldier: because I have fought and seen what war is like from personal experience. It was on the battlefield that I pledged myself to the cause of peace.

Ernesto Teodoro Moneta

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#78. All of us realize that war requires action. What is sometimes harder for us to realize is that peace and neutrality also require action.

Lyndon B. Johnson

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#79. Further, nothing, except sin, is contrary to an act of virtue. But war is contrary to peace. Therefore war is always a sin.

Thomas Aquinas

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#80. Boys, it is just like the Alamo. Somebody should have by God helped those Texans. I'm going to Vietnam.

Lyndon B. Johnson

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#81. Lebanon: the country where everyone wants a piece while we want peace.

Sandra Chami Kassis

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#82. Scarcely is there any peace so unjust that it is better than even the fairest war. -Vix ulla tam iniqua pax, quin bello vel aequissimo sit potior

Desiderius Erasmus

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#83. We merely want to live in peace with all the world, to trade with them, to commune with them, to learn from their culture as they may learn from ours, so that the products of our toil may be used for our schools and our roads and our churches and not for guns and planes and tanks and ships of war.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

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#84. My heart is bigger than my fist.

Jill Telford

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#85. Peace will never be won if men reserve for war their greatest efforts, Peace, too, requires well-directed and sustained sacrificial endeavor. Given that, we can, I believe, achieve the great goal of our foreign policy, that of enabling our people to enjoy in peace the blessings of liberty.

John Foster Dulles

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#86. An independent state does not pay too dear a price for its independence in accepting the sufferings of war when it cannot avoid them; a state which has lost its independence may find at least some compensation in the fact that its protector procures for it peace with its neighbours.

Theodor Mommsen

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#87. 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.

Mother Teresa

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#88. The casualties of war are true heroes that everybody forgets to remember, even those who fight wars within themselves ...

Michelle Horst

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#89. His knowledge of war has fed a passion for peace.

Bill Clinton

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#90. When two sides who consider each other enemies converge in armed struggle, for the moment they are no longer enemies. They are fellow human beings who face the same two choices that their ancestors did for centuries before them: to destroy each other or to prosper together.

Thomas Huynh

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#91. We sit in calm, airy, silent rooms opening upon sunlit and embowered lawns, not a sound except of summer and of husbandry disturbs the peace; but seven million men, any ten thousand of whom could have annihilated the ancient armies, are in ceaseless battle from the Alps to the Ocean.

Winston Churchill

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#92. A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war.

Henry Van Dyke

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#93. Young people: I understand this is important to you, but as you be thinking about climate change, the economy and jobs, war and peace, maybe way at the bottom you should be thinking about marijuana.

Barack Obama

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#94. I read 'War and Peace' in 20 minutes," he says. "It's about Russia.

Woody Allen

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#95. As a child, I thought that war and peace were opposites. Yet I lived in peace when Vietnam was in flames and I didn't experience war until Vietnam had laid down its weapons. I believe that war and peace are actually friends, who mock us.

Kim Thuy

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#96. Hiroshima and Nagasaki were atomized at a time when the Japanese were suing desperately for peace.

David T. Dellinger

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#97. They have the guns, we have the poets. Therefore, we will win.

Howard Zinn

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#98. We supplicate all rulers not to remain deaf to the cry of mankind. Let them do everything in their power to save peace. By so doing they will spare the world the horrors of a war that would have disastrous consequences, such as nobody can foresee.

Pope John XXIII

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#99. Peace is not an easy prospect
it requires greater bravery than does conflict.

Ozzie Zehner

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#100. All we can know is that we know nothing. And that's the height of human wisdom.

Leo Tolstoy

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