peace quotes

The myth of redemptive violence - Caesar, peace, and victory - is in people's bones so deeply, we aren't even aware of it. You crush the opposition; that's how we bring peace.Rob Bell

Peace does not include a vendetta; there will be neither winners nor losers.Ahmed Ben Bella

Peace, if it ever exists, will not be based on the fear of war but on the love of peace.Julien Benda

There is no question that al-Qaida operatives are currently active in Iraq. A premature exit before the threat they represent has been dealt with would endanger America and the prospects of eventual peace in the Middle East.Robert Foster Bennett

If we are surrounded by the trivial and the vicious, it is all too easy to make our peace with it.William Bennett

Inspiring music may fill the soul with heavenly thoughts, move one to righteous action, or speak peace to the soul.Ezra Taft Benson

If they had killed by father and my mother and all my friends, yet if they had come to treat of peace, they ought to have gone in peace.William Berkeley

Hunger and sex still dominate the primitive mammalian side of human existence, but at the present time it looks as if humanity were within sight of their satisfaction. Permanent plenty, no longer a Utopian dream, awaits the arrival of permanent peace.John Desmond Bernal

Political and social events must also be effective, but not in a very obvious fashion. But political confusion and prolonged peace undoubtedly affect creative thought but whether they respectively hinder or help it is not at all certain.John Desmond Bernal

Little things seem nothing, but they give peace, like those meadow flowers which individually seem odorless but all together perfume the air.Georges Bernanos

One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible.Daniel Berrigan

There is no peace because the making of peace is at least as costly as the making of war - at least as exigent, at least as disruptive, at least as liable to bring disgrace and prison and death in its wake.Daniel Berrigan

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.Wendell Berry

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

Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism.Benazir Bhutto

The next few months are critical to Pakistan's future direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace, fighting terrorism and working for social justice.Benazir Bhutto

Military hardliners called me a 'security threat' for promoting peace in South Asia and for supporting a broad-based government in Afghanistan.Benazir Bhutto

The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity, and opportunity to progress.Benazir Bhutto

The White House isn't the place to learn how to deal with international crisis, the balance of power, war and peace, and the economic future of the next generation.Joe Biden

In my mind the city of Ariel is a thorn in Israel's side and a serious obstacle to peace.Theodore Bikel