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450 Best Quotes About Peace To Inspire Tranquility (2023)

Updated: Jan 15, 2023

1. The Good News: If you make a genuine effort to strive for peace in all your interactions — with enemies as well as friends — the Lord will hear your prayers in times of need.


2. Inner peace doesn’t come from getting what we want, but from remembering who we are.


3. “You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.” ~ J. Donald Walters


4. “Pursue the goal of peace along with everyone—and holiness as well, because no one will see the Lord without it.”


5. “If you want to end the war, then instead of sending guns, send books. Instead of sending tanks, send pens. Instead of sending soldiers, send teachers.”~ Malala Yousafzai


6. "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


7. We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace.


8. The Good News: All of our successes are a result of God’s power, and it is only through His power that we can achieve peace.


9. “May the Lord of peace himself give you peace always in every way. The Lord be with all of you.”


10. "If you don't know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he's just like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes and fears. It's one world, pal. We're all neighbors.” — Frank Sinatra


11. “Run to the rescue with love, and peace will follow.” ~ River Phoenix


12. “Peace is not the highest goal in life. It is the most fundamental requirement.” ~ Sadhguru


13. "Peace is costly, but it is worth the expense.” — African proverb


14. “Happy are people who make peace, because they will be called God’s children.”


15. "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


16. Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done.


17. "Peace is always beautiful.” ― Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass


18. "You have peace when you make it with yourself.” ― Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven


19. "Do not look for happiness outside yourself. The awakened seek happiness inside.” ― Peter Deunov


20. “Peace only comes from accepting the inevitable and taming our desires.” ~ The Ancient Sage


21. “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


22. "Peace is not absence of conflict; it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.” — President Ronald Reagan


23. The Good News: Living a life free from sin is not an easy task. However, those who manage to avoid temptation will be rewarded.


24. “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” ~ Albert Einstein


25. "If you have a common purpose and an environment in which people want to help others succeed, the problems will be fixed quickly.” — Alan Mulally


26. "There is no way to peace, peace is the way.” ― J. Muste


27. "Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.” ― Gerald G. Jampolsky, Love is Letting Go of Fear


28. I still believe that peace and plenty and happiness can be worked out some way. I am a fool.


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


30. “Finally, brothers and sisters, good-bye. Put things in order, respond to my encouragement, be in harmony with each other, and live in peace—and the God of love and peace will be with you.”


31. I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.


32. Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.


33. "You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.” — J. Donald Walters


34. “Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?” ~ David Baldacci


35. The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.


36. “We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we are not at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God.” ~ Thomas Merton


37. Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations… entangling alliances with none.


38. Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity.


39. The Good News: Be good to those around you, and you can trust that God will never leave your side.


40. “Peace is a day-to-day problem, the product of a multitude of events and judgments. Peace is not an ‘is,’ it is a ‘becoming.’” ~ Haile Selassie


41. “The people who love your Instruction enjoy peace — and lots of it. There’s no stumbling for them!”


42. "Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles. It takes away today’s peace.” ― Randy Armstrong


43. “Be selective in your battles. Sometimes peace is better than being right.” ~ Anonymous


44. "If you want to end the war, then instead of sending guns, send books. Instead of sending tanks, send pens. Instead of sending soldiers, send teachers.”— Malala Yousafzai


45. "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


46. "We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we are not at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God.” — Thomas Merton


47. If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace


48. “An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


49. 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.


50. “Peace, which costs nothing, is attended with infinitely more advantage than any victory with all its expense.” ~ Thomas Paine


51. “No discipline is fun while it lasts, but it seems painful at the time. Later, however, it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness for those who have been trained by it.”


52. “Because of our God’s deep compassion, the dawn from heaven will break upon us, to give light to those who are sitting in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide us on the path of peace.”


53. Be a peacemaker in everyday life. Display peace in everything you do. Be peace. Live in peace.


54. “The quest for peace begins in the home, in the school and in the workplace.” – Silvia Cartwright


55. “I will lie down and fall asleep in peace because you alone, Lord, let me live in safety.”


56. “Peace is not just the absence of mass destruction, but a positive internal and external condition in which people are free so that they can grow to their full potential.” —Petra Karin Kelly, founding member of the German Green Party


57. “How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” ~ William Shakespeare


58. The Good News: There is nothing that can truly hurt those who seek peace by following the Lord. He is watching out for everyone.


59. Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.


60. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ~ Leo Tolstoy


61. "Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.” ― Amelia Earhart


62. “People always make war when they say they love peace.” – D.H. Lawrence


63. The Good News: Even in the dark times, even when death draws near, the mercy of God is always available to comfort you and grant you peace.


64. “Peace is a meditation achieved through still mind.” ~ Invajy


65. "Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.” — Buddha


66. I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.


67. The Good News: Do not let temptation deter you from God.


68. “Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.” ~ John Wooden


69. Deceit is in the heart of those who plan evil, but there is joy for those who advise peace.


70. “Do not look for happiness outside yourself. The awakened seek happiness inside.” ~ Peter Deunov


71. “If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.”—Desmond Tutu, South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop


72. "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” — Leo Tolstoy


73. “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” – Michael Cunningham


74. “There is no way to peace, peace is the way.” ~ J. Muste


75. "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


76. “You have peace,” the old woman said, “when you make it with yourself.”


77. Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest lessons to achieve inner peace.


78. "Not one of us can rest, be happy, be at home, be at peace with ourselves, until we end hatred and division.” — Congressman John Lewis


79. "There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” — Edith Wharton


80. The Good News: When you live a life that is holy rather than driven by carnal desires, you are rewarded with a peaceful existence.


81. "Peace is not only better than war but infinitely more arduous.” ― George Bernard Shaw


82. "Let go of the thoughts that don’t make you strong." — Karen Salmansohn


83. "Good wishes alone will not ensure peace.” — Alfred Nobel


84. “You have peace when you make it with yourself.” ~ Mitch Albom


85. “Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.” ~ President John F. Kennedy


86. “If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.”—Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom


87. Those who make peace sow the seeds of justice by their peaceful acts.


88. “Peace is a journey of a thousand miles, and it must be taken one step at a time.” ~ President Lyndon B. Johnson


89. “Peace is not only better than war but infinitely more arduous.” ~ George Bernard Shaw


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


91. The Good News: Be at peace, and the rest will follow.


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


93. It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.


94. "Peace is not the highest goal in life. It is the most fundamental requirement.” — Sadhguru


95. "Why can't people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?” ― David Baldacci, The Camel Club


96. Many people think excitement is happiness…. But when you are excited you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.


97. Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.


98. “For though my faith is not yours and your faith is not mine, if we are each free to light our own flame, together we can banish some of the darkness of the world.” ~ Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks


99. The Good News: The peace we experience from our faith in Jesus surpasses any temporary peace the world can give; it can ease your deepest fears and soothe your troubled heart.


100. “It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.” – John F. Kennedy


101. “Therefore, since we have been made righteous through his faithfulness, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. We have access by faith into this grace in which we stand through him, and we boast in the hope of God’s glory.”


102. The Good News: God is here to shoulder your burdens. Lighten your load by handing them over to him.


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


104. “Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.” ~ Albert Schweitzer


105. “I am content; that is a blessing greater than riches; and he to whom that is given need ask no more.” ~ Henry Fielding


106. When you do the right thing, you get the feeling of peace and serenity associated with it. Do it again and again.


107. "If there’s no inner peace, people can’t give it to you. The husband can’t give it to you. Your children can’t give it to you. You have to give it to you.” — Linda Evans


108. “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.


109. “There is always a certain peace in being what one is, in being that completely.” ~ Ugo Betti


110. "If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” ― Marvin Gaye


111. “The peace of Christ must control your hearts—a peace into which you were called in one body. And be thankful people.”


112. When you can whip any man in the world, you never know peace.


113. “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in faith so that you overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”


114. “Peace is a fulltime job. It’s protecting civilians, overseeing elections, and disarming ex-combatants. Peace, like war, must be waged.”


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


116. "When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.” — Peace Pilgrim


117. “Choose. The single clenched fist lifted and ready, or the open hand, held out and waiting. Choose: For we meet by one or the other.” ~ Carl Sandburg


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


119. The Good News: Peace begets peace; seek it out in your dealings with others, and God will bring it to you as well.


120. It is my conviction that there is no way to peace - peace is the way


121. “God isn’t a God of disorder but of peace.”


122. "Peace is the first thing the angels sang.” — John Keble


123. “Peace is the first thing the angels sang.” ~ John Keble


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


125. “Peace is something we must all work for, every day, in every country.” ~ Ban Ki-moon


126. “Throw all your anxiety onto him, because he cares about you.”


127. The Good News: You may not always understand the path you’re on, but you can trust that God has a plan for you, and it is a good one.


128. "I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.” ― Helen Keller


129. “Peace is the umpire for doing the will of God.” ~ Edwin Louis Cole


130. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”—Gautama Buddha, founding figure of Buddhism.


131. The Good News: Great things await those who follow His guidance, and those things are much better than anything you could eat or drink.


132. If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having


133. Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.


134. "Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” — Dalai Lama


135. “Then you must keep your tongue from evil and keep your lips from speaking lies! Turn away from evil! Do good! Seek peace and go after it! The Lord’s eyes watch the righteous, his ears listen to their cries for help.”


136. The Good News: Put your trust in God; only He can keep you truly safe.


137. “Peace is always beautiful.” ~ Walt Whitman


138. “Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.” ~ Christian D. Larson


139. The Good News: Aged Simeon, who has waited his entire long life for the arrival of Jesus, holds him in his arms and now can go to his death in peace. So can you!


140. 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.


141. 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.


142. “Not one of us can rest, be happy, be at home, be at peace with ourselves, until we end hatred and division.” ~ Congressman John Lewis


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


144. “The goal of life is peace of mind not money, as fish finds peace in water not in honey” ~ Invajy


145. “Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


146. Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be.


147. "You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.”― Indira Gandhi


148. “Peace begins when expectation ends.” – Sri Chinmoy


149. Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes... Including you.


150. “Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.”


151. “Make peace with your past so it won’t destroy your present.” – Paulo Coelho


152. "You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.” ― Eckhart Tolle


153. “Peace is always beautiful.” – Walt Whitman


154. “Everyone can get rid of life’s negative influences and nurture peace of mind.” ~ Invajy


155. The Good News: In this life, there will be hardships, but they only last so long. Be at peace knowing that it’ll be over soon.


156. Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.


157. “Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.” ~ Gerald G. Jampolsky


158. "For though my faith is not yours and your faith is not mine, if we are each free to light our own flame, together we can banish some of the darkness of the world.” — Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks


159. “We make war that we may live in peace.” – Aristotle


160. “Of all our dreams today, there is none more important— or so hard to realize—than that of peace in the world.” —Lester B. Pearson, former Prime Minister of Canada


161. Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.


162. "It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.” ― Aristotle


163. The Good News: Evil will never triumph over good, and peace will be granted to those who follow God’s instruction.


164. "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


165. “Simeon took Jesus in his arms and praised God. He said, ‘Now, master, let your servant go in peace according to your word, because my eyes have seen your salvation.’”


166. “Those with sound thoughts you will keep in peace, in peace because they trust in you.”


167. "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


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


169. “Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” ~ Wayne W. Dyer


170. “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” ~ Michael Cunningham


171. “Then justice will reside in wild lands, and righteousness will abide in farmlands. The fruit of righteousness will be peace, and the outcome of righteousness, calm and security forever.”


172. Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that's very important for good health.


173. The Good News: God’s soul-soothing peace and wondrous grace are available to all who place their faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.


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


175. "You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.” — Malcolm X


176. “Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.”—John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States


177. “The only alternative to war is peace and the only road to peace is negotiations.”~ Golda Meir


178. “Be Grateful in life. Being grateful for what you have in life is a great way to develop peace of mind.” ~ Invajy


179. "Peace only comes from accepting the inevitable and taming our desires.” — The Ancient Sage


180. “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”—Albert Einstein, theoretical physicist


181. The Good News: Have faith and keep an open heart, because His love knows no bounds.


182. “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


183. He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.


184. 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.


185. "Peace begins with a smile.” — Mother Teresa


186. “Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” ~ Saint Francis de Sales


187. "Peace comes from being able to contribute the best that we have, and all that we are, toward creating a world that supports everyone. But it is also securing the space for others to contribute the best that they have and all that they are.” — Hafsat Abiola


188. “We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert


189. It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.


190. "Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.” — Christian D. Larson


191. “The mountains may shift, and the hills may be shaken, but my faithful love won’t shift from you, and my covenant of peace won’t be shaken, says the Lord, the one who pities you.”


192. "Peace is a journey of a thousand miles, and it must be taken one step at a time.” — President Lyndon B. Johnson


193. “God’s kingdom isn’t about eating food and drinking but about righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.”


194. “I’ve said these things to you so that you will have peace in me. In the world you have distress. But be encouraged! I have conquered the world.”


195. “You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.” ~ George Michael


196. The Good News: God can't solve your problems, but he can be there to lighten your load and help you find peace in trying times.


197. "Be selective in your battles. Sometimes peace is better than being right.” — Unknown


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


199. If there is not the war, you don’t get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don’t get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name.


200. “When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, reason like a child, think like a child. But now that I have become a man, I’ve put an end to childish things.”


201. Peace comes from being able to contribute the best that we have, and all that we are, toward creating a world that supports everyone. But it is also securing the space for others to contribute the best that they have and all that they are.


202. For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.


203. The Good News: Among the first words spoken by the risen Lord after his resurrection is this simple declaration wishing his disciples peace. He desires the same for you today.


204. “Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


205. I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.


206. The Good News: In announcing the arrival of Jesus to the terrified shepherds in the field, the angels declared God’s wish for everyone: peace on earth.


207. “Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done.” ~ Mark Twain


208. The Good News: Your thoughts are so powerful. Imagine yourself at peace, and you will be.


209. “Love is the purest form of a soul at peace.” ~ Matthew Donnelly


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


211. “It is my conviction that there is no way to peace – peace is the way.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


212. “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.”—Dalai Lama XIV


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


214. "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


215. Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.


216. “Peace is our gift to each other.” ~ Elie Wiesel


217. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Siddhārtha Gautama


218. “If there’s no inner peace, people can’t give it to you. The husband can’t give it to you. Your children can’t give it to you. You have to give it to you.” ~ Linda Evans


219. The Good News: Living righteously, trusting in the word of God, is the surest path to a life of peace.


220. “Worrying does not take away tomorrow’s troubles. It takes away today’s peace.” ~ Randy Armstrong


221. We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.


222. “I dream of an Africa which is at peace with itself”


223. “Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.” – Elie Wiesel


224. “If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” ~ Marvin Gaye


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


226. “Peace comes from being able to contribute the best that we have, and all that we are, toward creating a world that supports everyone. But it is also securing the space for others to contribute the best that they have and all that they are.”—Hafsat Abiola, Nigerian human rights activist


227. “Peace comes from being able to contribute the best that we have, and all that we are, toward creating a world that supports everyone. But it is also securing the space for others to contribute the best that they have and all that they are.” ~ Hafsat Abiola


228. RELATED: 25 Bible Verses About Anger to Help You Let Go of Angry Thoughts


229. “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.”


230. “Don’t pay back anyone for their evil actions with evil actions, but show respect for what everyone else believes is good. If possible, to the best of your ability, live at peace with all people.”


231. “The only peace is being out of earshot.” – Mason Cooley


232. Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.


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


234. “You need to make changes in your lifestyle, thoughts and behavior to get the peace you deserve” ~ Invajy


235. “But now I will heal and mend them. I will make them whole and bless them with an abundance of peace and security.”


236. “Not one of us can rest, be happy, be at home, be at peace with ourselves, until we end hatred and division.” —John Lewis, Congressman in the House of Representatives representing Georgia’s 5th District


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


238. “We will not have peace by afterthought.” ~ Norman Cousins


239. “Peace is not absence of conflict; it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.” ~ President Ronald Reagan


240. The Good News: Both in this life and in Heaven, you will know peace simply because God's faithful followers are granted that very thing.


241. Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.


242. Peace is not something you wish for, it is something you make, something you are, something you do, and something you give away.


243. Peace is such hard work. Harder than war. It takes way more effort to forgive than to kill.


244. “The attitude that comes from selfishness leads to death, but the attitude that comes from the Spirit leads to life and peace.”


245. The Good News: Whatever you need, He will do for you.


246. "We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.” — Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love


247. Peace doesn’t require two people; it requires only one. It has to be you. The problem begins and ends there.


248. Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.


249. “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, former First Lady of the United States


250. Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war.


251. “Many people think excitement is happiness… But when you are excited, you are not peaceful. True happiness is based on peace.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh


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


253. "Peace is something we must all work for, every day, in every country.” — Ban Ki-moon


254. “There is peace even in the storm.” – Vincent Van Gogh


255. The Lord lift up his face to you and grant you peace.


256. "Peace is liberty in tranquility.” — Marcus Tullius Cicero


257. The Good News: You are never without God, who brings you peace each and every day and is always watching over you.


258. “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” ~ Gautama Buddha


259. “If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.” – Henry Miller


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


261. The Good News: If you follow the dictates of your faith with a steadfast heart, you will always feel your feet on solid ground.


262. “He saves me, unharmed, from my struggle, though there are many who are out to get me.”


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


264. The Good News: The Lord will always protect you.


265. “Stress is a choice. So is inner peace.” – Lewis Howes


266. "Peace is our gift to each other.” — Elie Wiesel


267. “Peace is the only battle worth waging”


268. “If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.” ~ Winston Churchill


269. In uncertain times, innovation, transformation and even acceleration are more important for businesses than ever.


270. "World peace can be achieved when, in each person, the power of love replaces the love of power.” — Sri Chinmoy


271. Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that’s where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency.


272. “The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale


273. The Good News: Once you invite peace and happiness into your life, you will continue to get it. Peace begets peace.


274. “Let the righteous flourish throughout their lives, and let peace prosper until the moon is no more.”


275. “The only alternative to war is peace and the only road to peace is negotiations.”—Golda Meir, fourth Prime Minister of Israel


276. If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that’s a problem. Peace and love are eternal.


277. “Master the art of acceptance and live a peaceful Life.” ~ Invajy


278. "Peace brings with it so many positive emotions that it is worth aiming for in all circumstances.” — Estella Eliot


279. “When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.” ~ Peace Pilgrim


280. “If you don’t know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he’s just like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes and fears. It’s one world, pal. We’re all neighbors.” ~ Frank Sinatra


281. “I know the plans I have in mind for you, declares the Lord; they are plans for peace, not disaster, to give you a future filled with hope.”


282. The Good News: When in doubt, pray and read the Lord's word. What He says will always help bring about peace in your life.


283. "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


284. “If you have a common purpose and an environment in which people want to help others succeed, the problems will be fixed quickly.” ~ Alan Mulally


285. "We will not have peace by afterthought.” — Norman Cousins


286. "Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.” — Wayne W. Dyer, There’s a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem


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


288. “Let the Lord give strength to his people! Let the Lord bless his people with peace!”


289. "Of all our dreams today, there is none more important—or so hard to realize—than that of peace in the world.” — Lester B. Pearson


290. Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.


291. True peace is not merely the absence of war, it is the presence of justice.


292. “Good wishes alone will not ensure peace.” ~ Alfred Nobel


293. "You can find peace amidst the storms that threaten you.” — Joseph B. Wirthlin


294. "To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness” — Robert Muller


295. If you want peace, stop fighting. If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts.


296. "Peace is such hard work. Harder than war. It takes way more effort to forgive than to kill.” ― Rae Carson, The Bitter Kingdom


297. “Get along well with God and be at peace; from this something good will come to you. Receive instruction from his mouth; put his words in your mind.”


298. "Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” ― Siddhārtha Gautama


299. “Only art and music have the power to bring peace.” ~ Yoko Ono


300. "Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.” — John Wooden


301. “Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.” – Amelia Earhart


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


303. The Good News: You can make peace with your life and the hardships you may be facing at this moment, because God would never put something in your path that you can’t handle.


304. The Good News: God is all-powerful, and it is within His power to bless you with inner strength and eternal peace.


305. “The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.” – Mahatma Gandhi


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


307. "You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.” — George Michael


308. “Don’t be anxious about anything; rather, bring up all of your requests to God in your prayers and petitions, along with giving thanks. Then the peace of God that exceeds all understanding will keep your hearts and minds safe in Christ Jesus.”


309. The Good News: When you release negative thoughts about others, you can feel your soul cleanse itself.


310. Let the peace of this day be here tomorrow when I wake up.


311. Let me hear what the Lord God says, because he speaks peace to his people and to his faithful ones.


312. "There never was a good war or a bad peace.” — Benjamin Franklin


313. "Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” ― Albert Einstein


314. "In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” — Deepak Chopra


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


316. "Run to the rescue with love, and peace will follow.” — River Phoenix


317. There is always a certain peace in being what one is, in being that completely


318. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, [and] faithfulness.”


319. We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we are not at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God.


320. “World peace can be achieved when, in each person, the power of love replaces the love of power.” ~ Sri Chinmoy


321. “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


322. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” ~ Edith Wharton


323. Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.


324. If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.


325. People always make war when they say they love peace.


326. “A peaceful mind gives life to the body, but jealousy rots the bones.”


327. "When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world.”— Maha Ghosananda


328. "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


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


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


331. “Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” ~ Desmond Tutu


332. “May you have more and more mercy, peace, and love.”


333. “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ~ Melody Beattie


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


335. “Let go of the thoughts that don’t make you strong.” ~ Karen Salmansohn


336. “A people free to choose will always choose peace.” – Ronald Reagan


337. We do not need guns and bombs to bring peace, we need love and compassion.


338. "Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.” — President John F. Kennedy


339. The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize at the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit, and that its center is really everywhere, it is within each of us.


340. “While they were saying these things, Jesus himself stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you!’ They were terrified and afraid. They thought they were seeing a ghost.”


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


342. “Learning to distance yourself from all the negativity is one of the greatest lessons to achieve inner peace.” ~ Roy T. Bennett


343. The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.


344. The Good News: Strive to make peace with those around you and live a life free from sin, because you will be rewarded.


345. Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.


346. "If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.” — Winston Churchill


347. “My son, don’t forget my instruction. Let your heart guard my commands, because they will help you live a long time and provide you with well-being.”


348. "Only art and music have the power to bring peace.” — Yoko Ono


349. The Good News: No matter how the world changes around us, God will always be there, guiding us through it all.


350. Not one of us can rest, be happy, be at home, be at peace with ourselves, until we end hatred and division.


351. “Peace is liberty in tranquility.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero


352. “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


353. When people draw favor from the Lord, even their enemies are at peace with them.


354. “Peace is costly, but it is worth the expense.” ~ African proverb


355. We should live, act, and say nothing to the injury of anyone. It is not only best as a matter of principle, but it is the path to peace and honor.


356. Forgiveness equals inner peace – more peaceful people equals more world peace.


357. 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.


358. "How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” — William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice


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


360. “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


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


362. “The more we sweat in peace, the less we bleed in war.”


363. Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace


364. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.”—Indira Gandhi, the first female Prime Minister of India


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


366. The Good News: Those who live a life of righteousness and holiness will be strengthened against trouble and hardship.


367. “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


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


369. “The best fighter is never angry.” ~ Lao Tzu


370. "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.


371. “Peace begins with a smile.” ~ Mother Teresa


372. The Good News: God will always be there to protect you, even when you lose your way and all seems hopeless.


373. “I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.” ~ Helen Keller


374. "The only alternative to war is peace and the only road to peace is negotiations.”— Golda Meir


375. "First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.” — Thomas á Kempis


376. The Good News: Faith isn't only a way to connect with God. It's also a way to look inward and find peace within yourself.


377. "The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.” ― Marianne Williamson


378. The quest for peace begins in the home, in the school and in the workplace


379. The Good News: It's not just God who grants peace. You can bring more peace into your life by helping others. It's a win-win for everyone.


380. “A child is born to us, a son is given to us, and authority will be on his shoulders. He will be named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.”


381. "The best fighter is never angry.” ― Lao Tzu


382. “To find inner peace bring changes inside you, in turn things will changes around you.” ~ Invajy


383. The Good News: If you dedicate your life to living by God’s principles, then you will surely live a long, happy life.


384. “If you want to end the war, then instead of sending guns, send books. Instead of sending tanks, send pens. Instead of sending soldiers, send teachers.”—Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate


385. “Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.” ~ Amelia Earhart


386. "Love is the purest form of a soul at peace.” ― Matthew Donnelly


387. "Peace is the only battle worth waging.” ― Albert Camus


388. “Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.” ~ Robert J. Sawyer


389. “Go in the direction of where your peace is coming from.” – C. Joybell C.


390. You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don’t ever count on having both at once.


391. When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world.


392. "There is always a certain peace in being what one is, in being that completely.” — Ugo Betti


393. “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” ~ Dalai Lama


394. Peace isn’t an experience free of challenges, free of rough and smooth, it’s an experience that’s expansive enough to include all that arises without feeling threatened.


395. “The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world.” ~ Marianne Williamson


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


397. Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.


398. The Good News: The Messiah you worship, foretold by the ancient scripture, ever and always desires peace for everyone.


399. "Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


400. “First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.” ~ Thomas a Kempis


401. Sometimes you can find peace of mind by transferring yourself to different situations. They’re just reminders to stay calm.


402. "Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done.” — Mark Twain, The Complete Letters of Mark Twain


403. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.


404. The Good News: Justice isn't always easy to come by in our modern world, but one way to achieve it is through peaceful means. God is watching for you to be righteous and He rewards that.


405. “To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness” ~ Robert Muller


406. "I am content; that is a blessing greater than riches; and he to whom that is given need ask no more.” ― Henry Fielding


407. “I dream of an Africa which is at peace with itself” ~ Nelson Mandela


408. Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace.


409. The Good News: God is always there to bestow peace onto his followers.


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


411. The Good News: Trust in the Lord, and he will not disappoint you.


412. "Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” — Desmond Tutu


413. You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.


414. The lessons from the peace process are clear; whatever life throws at us, our individual responses will be all the stronger for working together and sharing the load.


415. “Conduct yourselves with all humility, gentleness, and patience. Accept each other with love, and make an effort to preserve the unity of the Spirit with the peace that ties you together.”


416. The Good News: Those who are just and good will be protected by God so long as the moon is still in the sky.


417. "Peace, which costs nothing, is attended with infinitely more advantage than any victory with all its expense.” — Thomas Paine, The Rights of Man


418. "Choose. The single clenched fist lifted and ready, or the open hand, held out and waiting. Choose: For we meet by one or the other.” — Carl Sandburg


419. So let’s strive for the things that bring peace and the things that build each other up.


420. "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.


421. The Good News: The search for peace, at home and around the world, is a holy endeavor; Jesus calls those who pursue it the children of God.


422. The Good News: Your faith and your sincere effort to live according to God’s principles will grant you peace.


423. "Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” ― Melody Beattie


424. “Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


425. "Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.” ― Albert Schweitzer


426. The Good News: Peace goes hand-in-hand with things like serenity and kindness. Embrace all of these Godly traits.


427. “When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world.”~ Maha Ghosananda


428. “They should shun evil and do good; seek peace and chase after it.”


429. “Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.” ~ Elie Wiesel


430. "Peace is the umpire for doing the will of God.” — Edwin Louis Cole


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


432. "We will know peace the day we truly know ourselves.” — Maxime Lagacé


433. "Peace is a day-to-day problem, the product of a multitude of events and judgments. Peace is not an ‘is,’ it is a ‘becoming.’” — Haile Selassie


434. “Peace is the only battle worth waging.” ~ Albert Camus


435. "Peace is more important than all justice; and peace was not made for the sake of justice, but justice for the sake of peace.” — Ezra Taft Benson


436. “Suddenly a great assembly of the heavenly forces was with the angel praising God. They said, ‘Glory to God in heaven, and on earth peace among those whom he favors.’”


437. “Peace is more than the absence of war. Peace is accord. Harmony.” – Laini Taylor


438. “Peace is such hard work. Harder than war. It takes way more effort to forgive than to kill.” ~ Rae Carson


439. 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.


440. "You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” ― Michael Cunningham, The Hours


441. “Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy and serenity.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh


442. "Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” — Saint Francis de Sales


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


444. “Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.” ~ Buddha


445. “We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.”—Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States.


446. “Of all our dreams today, there is none more important-or so hard to realize-than that of peace in the world.” ~ Lester B. Pearson


447. “Observe those who have integrity and watch those whose heart is right because the future belongs to persons of peace.”


448. “Peace I leave with you. My peace I give you. I give to you not as the world gives. Don’t be troubled or afraid.”


449. Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.


450. If you had walked in the way of God, you would be living in peace forever.

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