Meaningful Quotes about Peace
Amongst the instrumentalities of love and peace, surely there can be no sweeter, softer, more effective voice than that of gentle, peace-breathing music.—Elihu Burritt.
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.—Matthew 5:9.
I could not live in peace if I put the shadow of a wilful sin between myself and God.—George Eliot.
Five great enemies of peace inhabit with us—avarice, ambition, envy, anger and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.—Petrarch.
There is nothing so likely to produce peace as to be well prepared to meet the enemy.—Washington.
They shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.—Isaiah 2:4.
I never advocated war except as a means of peace.—U.S. Grant.
There are interests by the sacrifice of which peace is too dearly purchased. One should never be at peace to the shame of his own soul—to the violation of his integrity or of his allegiance to God.—Chapin.
Peace, above all things, is to be desired; but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.—Andrew Jackson.