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Quotations About Peace

It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.
Pierre Bayle
Philosophical Commentary on the Words "Compel Them to Come In"

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.

They say in the grave there is peace, and peace and the grave are one and the same.
Georg Büchner
Danton's Death

Making peace, I have found, is much harder than making war.
Gerry Adams
"Gerry Adams Talks About His Efforts for Peace," on Charlie Rose. 1994

A man without a will that's strong won't find himself at peace for long.

Everything in life has an opposite. While one brings devastation; the other brings peace.
Freddy Mella

Better is a dry morsel with quiet than a house full of feasting with strife.

It is time for these children to go home, go to school and enjoy the fruits of peace.
Ted Chaiban

Better to be a dog in times of peace than a human being in times of trouble.

Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
Baruch Spinoza

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