180 Inspiring Peace Quotes to Help You Find Inner Peace

Peace quotes are a wonderful way to start your day. The world is full of chaos. It’s understandable if you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed or anxious about the state of the world. These peace quotes remind us that we need to live in peace with our fellow humans and with the earth.

They’re reminders that we need to take time to heal, to love, to be kind, to take care of our minds and bodies. So here are 10 powerful peace quotes to remind you that life can be wonderful, even in the midst of turmoil.

Peace Quotes

Peace Quotes

Peace is not a goal; it’s a byproduct.

Peace Quotes

I have always believed that one unarmed person can dispel violence, just by standing there.

Peace Quotes

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Peace Quotes

What peace means to me is no fighting. No hostility. No intimidation.
Joe Louis

Peace Quotes

An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi

Peace Quotes

There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo

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Peace begins with a smile.
Mother Teresa

Peace Quotes

Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.

Peace Quotes

Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.
Albert Einstein

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Peace Quotes

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Peace Quotes

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Mahatma Gandhi

Peace Quotes

Peace is the natural result of universal love.
Mother Teresa

Peace Quotes

Peace is not something you wish for; It’s something you make, Something you do, Something you are, And something you give away.
Margaret Atwood

Peace Quotes

The price of peace is too great. We can never purchase it with total surrender.
The Lord of the Rings

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When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix

Peace Quotes

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Famous Peace Quotes

Peace Quotes

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
Amelia Earhart

It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.
Chuck Palahniuk

The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
Carlos Santana

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
Michael Cunningham

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When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
Jimi Hendrix

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John F. Kennedy

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

Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee.

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

Peace Quotes

Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.
Lyndon B. Johnson

Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.
George Carlin

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
Francis of Assisi

It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.

Peace in ourselves, peace in the world.
Thich Nhat Hanh

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Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
Bob Marley

World peace begins with inner peace.
Dalai Lama

I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.
Thomas Paine

The world is quiet here.
Lemony Snicket

Best Quotes About Peace

Peace Quotes

If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.
John Lennon

Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
Ronald Reagan

Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.
William Hazlitt

First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
Thomas a Kempis

When you do the right thing, you get the feeling of peace and serenity associated with it. Do it again and again.
Roy T. Bennett

A quiet conscience makes one strong!
Anne Frank

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

I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart, I am, I am, I am.
Sylvia Plath

We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Dalai Lama

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.
Mahatma Gandhi

If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
Desmond Tutu

To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold peace and happiness.
Robert Muller

Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.
Albert Schweitzer

Short Quotes About Peace

Peace Quotes

Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
Dalai Lama

Peace is more than the absence of war. Peace is accord. Harmony.
Laini Taylor

Let go of the thoughts that don’t make you strong.
Karen Salmansohn

As I came to power peacefully, so shall I keep it.
Corazon Aquino

The purpose of all wars, is peace.
Saint Augustine

Make peace with your broken pieces.

There is no way to peace, peace is the way.
A.J. Muste

Peace is costly but it is worth the expense.
African proverb

Dream always of a peaceful, warless, disarmed world.
Robert Muller

Every drop in the ocean counts.
Yoko Ono

All we are saying is give peace a chance.
John Lennon

Life is much easier when you just chill out.

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

Human suffering anywhere concerns men and women everywhere.
Elie Wiesel

The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peace is liberty in tranquility.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

What we need is Star Peace and not Star Wars.
Mikhail Gorbachev

We must all make peace so that we can all live in peace.
Jean-Bertrand Aristide

You don’t have to have fought in a war to love peace.
Geraldine Ferraro

The true and solid peace of nations consists not inequality of arms but in mutual trust alone.
Pope John

Peace of Mind Quotes

Peace Quotes

Everywhere I have sought peace and not found it, except in a corner with a book.
Thomas a Kempis

True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.
Siddhartha Gautama

If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.
Thomas Paine

We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
William E. Gladstone

Peace is the only battle worth waging.
Albert Camus

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.
C. S. Lewis

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Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens.
Tony DeLiso

Peace isn’t just a distant goal that we seek, but a means of progress that we can live.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.
Elie Wiesel

Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.
Mahatma Gandhi

There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.
Shannon L. Alder

I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.
Albert Einstein

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we are not at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God.
Thomas Merton

I have come into this world to see this: the sword drop from men’s hands even at the height of their arc of rage because we have finally realized there is just one flesh we can wound.
Hafiz of Persia

Inspirational Peace Quotes

Peace Quotes

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
Nelson Mandela

You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.
George Michael

If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.
Henry Miller

You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.
William Wilberforce

Peace is when time doesn’t matter as it passes by.
Maria Schell

It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
John F. Kennedy

You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don’t ever count on having both at once.
Robert A. Heinlein

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.
Wayne W. Dye

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.
John F. Kennedy

You should feel beautiful and you should feel safe. What you surround yourself with should bring you peace of mind and peace of spirit.
Stacy London

Let us bring equality, justice, and peace for all. Not just the politicians and the world leaders, we all need to contribute. Me. You. It is our duty.
Malala Yousafzai

If you don’t know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he’s just like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes and fears. It’s one world, pal. We’re all neighbors.
Frank Sinatra

Inner Peace Quotes And Saying

Peace Quotes

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

One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one.
Agatha Christie

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

Everyone’s a pacifist between wars. It’s like being a vegetarian between meals.
Colman McCarthy

Every goal, every action, every thought, every feeling one experiences, whether it be consciously or unconsciously known, is an attempt to increase one’s level of peace of mind.
Sydney Madwed

Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of faith, strength, energy, will, sympathy, justice, imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.
Dorothy Thompson

We are not going to deal with the violence in our communities, our homes, and our nation, until we learn to deal with the basic ethic of how we resolve our disputes and to place an emphasis on peace in the way we relate to one another.
Marian Wright Edelman

I most sincerely wish that the world in which we live be free from the threat of a nuclear holocaust and from the ruinous arms race. It is my cherished desire that peace be not separated from freedom which is the right of every nation. This I desire and for this I pray.
Lech Walesa

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