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The man who has gotten everything he wants is all in favor of peace and order.

Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.
The true and solid peace of nations consists not in equality of arms, but in mutual trust alone.
When we can't find peace in ourselves it is vain to look for it elsewhere.
If a man would live in peace he should be blind, deaf, and dumb.
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil.
Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.
When the wish for peace is genuine, the means for finding it is giving in a form each mind that seeks for it in honesty can understand.
It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
Peace is our gift to each other.
If mankind had wished for what is right, they might have had it long ago.
One sword keeps another in the sheath.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men.
The pursuit of peace resembles the building of a great cathedral. It is the work of a generation. In concept it requires a master-architect; in execution, the labors of many.
There is peace more destructive of the manhood of living man than war is destructive of his material body.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.
Not peace at any price! Chains are worse than bayonets.
Peace and happiness are what you covet, but these are only to be obtained by labor.
Yes, we are all different. Different customs, different foods, different mannerisms, different languages, but not so different that we cannot get along with one another. If we will disagree without being disagreeable.
All we are saying is give peace a chance...
Live and let live is the rule of common justice.
Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war.
One can always win a war, but how does one conquer peace?
What we need is a generation of peace.
The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker.
The world cannot continue to wage war like physical giants and to seek peace like intellectual pygmies.
We can work on inner peace and world peace at the same time. On one hand, people have found inner peace by losing themselves in a cause larger than themselves, like the cause of world peace, because finding inner peace means coming from the self-centered life into the life centered in the good of the whole. On the other hand, one of the ways of working for world peace is to work for more inner peace, because world peace will never be stable until enough of us find inner peace to stabilize it.
If you want peace work for justice.
Peace with a club in hand is war.
Nonviolence is the supreme law of life.
If we want a free and peaceful world, if we want to make the deserts bloom and man grow to greater dignity as a human being-we can do it.
There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous
The wise man... if he would live at peace with others, he will bear and forbear.
Let us not be justices of the peace, but angels of peace.
The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.
The best way to end a war is not to begin it.
Two things rob people of their peace of mind : work unfinished and work not yet begun.
Peace is not God's gift to his creatures. It is our gift to each other.

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