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159 Peace Quotes

If a man would live in peace he should be blind, deaf, and dumb.

Turkish Proverb Quotes

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If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

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Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.

Adlai E. Stevenson Quotes

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Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.

U. Thant Quotes

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Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.

George Washington Quotes

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There is a price which is too great to pay for peace, and that price can be put in one word. One cannot pay the price of self-respect.

Woodrow T. Wilson Quotes

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Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence, confidence, justice.

Baruch Spinoza Quotes

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All men love peace in their armchairs after dinner; but they disbelieve the other nations's professions, rightly measuring its sincerity by their own.

Oscar W. Firkins Quotes

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But then peace, peace! I am so mistrustful of it: so much afraid that it means a sort of weakness and giving in.

D. H. Lawrence Quotes

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Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war.

John Andrew Holmes Quotes

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The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.

Dag Hammarskjold Quotes

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It isn't enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it. One must work at it.

Eleanor Roosevelt Quotes

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It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work our differences.

Harry S. Truman Quotes

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It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace.

Andre Gide Quotes

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If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.

Mother Teresa Quotes

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President Sadat was killed by an extremist Muslim President Rabin was killed by an extremist Jew Mahatma Gandhi was killed by an extremist Hindu at Cleveland City Club.. (to which could be added: Many American soldiers have been killed by extremist Christians).

Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Quotes

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Those who say Islam is a warlike religion must ask if Christianity has been as well.

Wendell Berry Quotes

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Roger Normand: Bomb now. Die later.

Roger Normand Quotes

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I was a bombadier in WW 2. When you are up 30,000 feet you do not hear the screams or smell the blood or see those without limbs or eyes. It was not til I read Hersey's Hiroshima that I realized what bomber pilots do.

Howard Zinn Quotes

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You bring young men together.. put them in a confined space.. and then give them a license to kill (re war).

Victor Davis Hanson Quotes

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We're waist deep in the Big Muddy and the big fool says to push on singing about an incident in which marine recruits died driven to their deaths by an officer.

Pete Seeger Quotes

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I was an infantry officer in the Army from 1969 to 1971. Men in my platoon who had served time in Vietnam told me many stories—but none more chilling than the one from two helicopter pilots. They told me how they would shoot the friendlies on their way back from reconnaissance missions just so they could empty their ammunition before returning to base. The friendlies were South Vietnamese women and children, helpless victims in a war they did not understand. But to the American pilots, they were simply dots on the ground. Whitehead is a political conservative.

John Whitehead Quotes

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I would not want to be the one to tell parents of the last man to die in a war termed a mistake that he was dead.

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I would not want to be the one to tell parents of the last man to die in a war termed a mistake that he was dead.

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Rob Helb served as an Army Air Corps gunner and lost an arm over the oil fields of Turkey. After crashing, he asked a crew member to retrieve his bloodied and severed arm so he could remove from its wrist the gold watch his father had given him.

Christopher Ward Quotes

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