peace quotes

I awake with a not entirely sickened knowledge that I am merely young again and in a funny way at peace, an observer who is aware of time's chariot, aware that some metamorphosis has occurred.Harold Brodkey

I've also gotten to play in front of a million people in Central Park when there was a grass roots movement calling for nuclear disarmament - it was about 1982 - they called it Peace Sunday.Jackson Browne

To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment for having disturbed the reader's peace. The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding.Anatole Broyard

I like peace and solitude and silence.Carla Bruni

Since creation of the E.U. a half century ago, Europe has enjoyed the longest period of peace in its history.John Bruton

To increase the zone of peace is to build the inner core of a stable international zone.Zbigniew Brzezinski

But if Russia is to be part of this larger zone of peace it cannot bring into it its imperial baggage. It cannot bring into it a policy of genocide against the Chechens, and cannot kill journalists, and it cannot repress the mass media.Zbigniew Brzezinski

Were there peace and justice in the Middle East, the Arabs would no more need their tinhorn dictators than they would their corpulent princes.James Buchan

Peace to the shacks! War on the palaces!Georg Buchner

They say in the grave there is peace, and peace and the grave are one and the same.Georg Buchner

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

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.Buddha

Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too.Frederick Buechner

I've made peace with the fact that the things that I thought were weaknesses or flaws were just me. I like them.Sandra Bullock

Mr. Chamberlain desires to avert the threat to England's peace by making England, in alliance with Germany, stronger than her rivals and so to force them to renounce their hostile intentions against her.Bernhard von Bulow

Expecting to be wrong about most things most of the time brings, finally, the kind of humility that leads to peace. I think.John Burdett

On Memorial Day, I don't want to only remember the combatants. There were also those who came out of the trenches as writers and poets, who started preaching peace, men and women who have made this world a kinder place to live.Eric Burdon

We remain at peace with all nations, and no efforts on my part consistent with the preservation of our rights and the honor of the country shall be spared to maintain a position so consonant to our institutions.Martin Van Buren

Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room.Anthony Burgess

The roster of Nobel Peace Prize winners, though it has some strange people on it from time to time, tends to feature folks who fought for social justice in a nonviolent and constructive way somehow.Guy Burgess