"You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"The world is quiet here."
"War is over ... If you want it."
- John Lennon
"It is in the moments when the mind is most active and the fewest things are forgotten that the most intense joys are experienced."
― Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness
"Imagine there's no countries
It isn't hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace
You may say that I'm a dreamer
But I'm not the only one
I hope someday you'll join us
And the world will be as one"
- John Lennon, Imagine
"Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.- Menachem Begin
"You have peace," the old woman said, "when you make it with yourself."
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.- Mahatma Gandhi
"You can bomb the world to pieces, but you can't bomb it into peace. Power to the peaceful."
― Michael Franti
"I see the world being slowly transformed into a wilderness; I hear the approaching thunder that, one day, will destroy us too. I feel the suffering of millions. And yet, when I look up at the sky, I somehow feel that everything will change for the better, that this cruelty too shall end, that peace and tranquility will return once more.- Anne Frank
"People who insist on dividing the world into 'Us' and 'Them' never contemplate that they may be someone else's 'Them'."
- Ray A. Davis
"If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal."
"Our followers are like bees which live among birds. None of the birds recognize the bees because of their small size and weakness. They would not treat them this way if they realized that these very small bees can carry honey which is very valuable in their stomachs."