Peace is a journey of a thousand miles…

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 โ€“ 1969)

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 (1884ย โ€“ 1962)

Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 โ€“ 1950)

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

William Hazlitt (1778 โ€“ 1830)

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

Elie Wiesel (1928 โ€“ 2016)

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

Baruch Spinoza (1632 โ€“ 1677)

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

Sallust (~86 โ€“ ~35 BCE)

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

Mother Teresa (1910 โ€“ 1997)

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

Lyndon B. Johnson (1908 โ€“ 1973)

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

Ronald Reagan (1911 โ€“ 2004)

34 thoughts on “Peace is a journey of a thousand miles…”

  1. The first quote reminds me that you cannot have peace without justice. I enjoyed the rest of the quotes, even though some who have said them leave me wondering why their actions don’t agree with what they have said.

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