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Quotes about Peace

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• Peace is liberty in tranquility.
—Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC)

• An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
—Mohandas Ghandi (1869-1948)

• He that would live in peace and at ease must not speak all he knows or all he sees.
—Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

• 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.
—Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1869)

• If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
—Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

• Peace begins with a smile.
—Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

• Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

• Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.
—Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677)

• Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
—John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)