Most of the media is filled with the news of and rationale for war. I have seen pundits questioning some of the war wisdom but I haven’t seen many pro-peace pundits. I want to share a few thoughts on peace. Maybe some part of your soul will remember the song of peace. (More)

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Mother Teresa “Peace begins with a smile.”

Albert Einstein “Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.”

John Lennon “If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.”

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

Jimi Hendrix “When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” (Also Gladstone.)

Helen Keller “I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace.”

Mahatma Gandhi “There is no way to peace; peace is the way.”

Nikki Giovanni
“In the name of peace
They waged the wars
Ain’t they got no shame”

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

Martin Luther King, Jr. “We must see that peace represents a sweeter music, a cosmic melody that is far superior to the discords of war.”

Virginia Woolf “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”

Peace Pilgrim ” This is the way of peace: Overcome evil with good, falsehood with truth, and hatred with love.”

Benjamin Franklin “There never was a good war, or a bad peace.”

Jawaharlal Nehru “Without peace all other dreams vanish and are reduced to ashes.”

Dwight Eisenhower “Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.”

Mother Teresa “What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.”

Here’s my youngest son with his oldest niece and my oldest granddaughter. Making peace and sharing love.


I googled peace + quotes and the images page is where some of these quotes are from. Others are from Brainy quotes and The Quote Garden.