Peace Quotes

Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it’s a start.

The people I know who won Oscars, it didn’t change their inner peace at all.

The great objects of our pursuit as a people are best to be attained by peace, and are entirely consistent with the tranquillity and interests of the rest of mankind. With the neighboring nations upon our continent we should cultivate kindly and fraternal relations.

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.

I don’t believe in icons. I don’t believe in personalities. I believe that peace lies beyond personality, beyond invention and disguise, beyond the red S that you wear on your chest that makes bullets bounce off.

I am committed to broad dialogue between the Member States and the Secretary-General. And I am committed to fostering a full and open interplay between all institutions and elements of the Organization so that the Charter’s objectives may not only be better served, but that this Organization may emerge as greater than the sum of […]

Just as it is vital that each of the organs of the United Nations employ its capabilities in the balanced and harmonious fashion envisioned in the Charter, peace in the largest sense cannot be accomplished by the United Nations system or by Governments alone. Non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, parliamentarians, business and professional communities, the media […]

The aeroplane will prevent war by making it too expensive, too slow, too difficult, too long drawn out.

That day at Kitty Hawk, we thought only of getting off the ground. Later we hoped that the airplane would be an instrument of peace, perhaps the instrument that would enforce peace.

A tribute to our people’s commitment to peaceful change is the fact that the only South Africans to win the Nobel Peace Prize are both black. Our people are peace-loving to a fault.