Why cross an ocean when you can cross a river Why should we sail to Washington when we can meet right away 10 miles from here On Middle East peace initiative
- Shimon Peres
We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fourth Inaugural Address, Jan. 20, 1945
Let him who desires peace prepare for war.
- Flavius Vegetius Renatus
This is before the coming of a new Heaven and a new Earth, in the which shall reign the Prince of Peace forever and forever, as the Old shall be passed away, for lo on earth there is nothing great but man in man there is nothing great but mind.... .
- Phylos the Tibetan
You can not gain peace by avoiding life.
- Virginia Woolf
Every day we do things, we are things that have to do with peace. If we are aware of our life..., our way of looking at things, we will know how to make peace right in the moment, we are alive.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
Success in highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which comes only to the man who has found the work he likes best.
- Napoleon Hill
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
- Aesop, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse