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The Best 40 Peace Quotes

“Peace is liberty in tranquility.” —Marcus Tullius Cicero. Find more peace quotes like this one and make the world a better place

Peace quotes

The word 'peace' is described as a state of tranquility or quiet and it can be applied to many different concepts. But what is for sure is that without it, the world wouldn't be the same. Peace in all of its aspects helps the world be a better place. Read these peace quotes to meditate and think about what peace is and how it helps our everyday life.

1“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.”

Dalai Lama

2“Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive… to live now… to have the courage to confront each day.”

Bernie Siegel

3"The world is now too small for anything but brotherhood."

Arthur Powell Davies

4“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”

Martin Luther King Jr.

5“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

6“You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.”

George Michael

7"Love is the purest form of a soul at peace."

Matthew Donnelly

8"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."


9“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

10“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.”

Mahatma Gandhi

11“Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Eckhart Tolle

13"Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world."

Desmond Tutu

14"Peace is the beaut of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth."

Menachem Begin

15“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”

Jimi Hendrix

16“Peace is liberty in tranquility.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

John F. Kennedy

18"When you make peace with yourself, you make peace with the world."

Maha Ghosananda

19"I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace."

Helen Keller

20"Forgiveness is not always easy. At times, it feels more painful than the wound we suffered, to forgive the one that inflicted it. And yet, there is no peace without forgiveness."

Marianne Williamson

21“Sometimes you can find peace of mind by transferring yourself to different situations. They're just reminders to stay...calm.”

Yves Behar

22“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

23"Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other? "

David Baldacci

24"Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace."

Mike Ditka

25“Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.”

George Carlin

26“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”

Albert Einstein

27“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

28“The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.”

Norman Vincent Peale

29“The world is quiet here.”

Lemony Snicket

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

John Lewis

31“If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.”

Marvin Gaye

32"Peace, which costs nothing, is attended with with infinitely more advantage than any victory with all its expense."

Thomas Paine

33“War is over ... If you want it.”

John Lennon

34“Sometimes you have to pick the gun up to put the Gun down.”

Malcom X

35“Peace is more than the absence of war. Peace is accord. Harmony.”

Laini Taylor

36“I do my best thinking at night when everyone else is sleeping. No interruptions. No noise. I like the feeling of being awake when no one else is.”

Jennifer Niven

37“Peace is always beautiful.”

Walt Whitman

38"There is no way to peace, peace is the way."

A.J. Muste

39“A quiet conscience makes one strong.”

Anne Frank

40"If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I'm not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got."

Kurt Cobain