Love peace. [ Thales ]
Live ye in peace. [ W. Bradford ]
Let us have peace. [ U. S. Grant ]
Let me die in peace. [ Voltaire ]
Be a friend to peace. [ Talmud ]
Labor to promote peace. [ Hillel ]
Where God is, all agree. [ Vaughan ]
Peace is better than war. [ St. Martin ]
A disarmed peace is weak. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
A war, and again a peace. [ Ter ]
In peace, who is not wise? [ Hitopadesa ]
Peace hath her victories,
No less renowned than war. [ Milton ]
Arms are the props of peace. [ Motto ]
Where there is peace God is. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
Peace is holding the tongue. [ Ahmed Vesik ]
The inglorious arts of peace. [ Andrew Marvell ]
How pleasant is a life of peace. [ Udaijin ]
Peace the offspring is of power. [ Bayard Taylor ]
Sleep in peace, and wake in joy. [ Sir Walter Scott ]
After war, let us welcome peace. [ Constantine ]
Peace is liberty in tranquillity. [ Cicero ]
Rock'd in the cradle of the deep,
I lay me down in peace to sleep. [ Emma Willard ]
The harvest song of inward peace. [ Whittier ]
The fewer desires, the more peace. [ Thomas Wilson ]
May mankind enjoy universal peace. [ Chin Lun ]
Better keep peace than make peace. [ N. Kaas ]
Peace is the masterpiece of reason. [ Johann Muller ]
A crafty fellow never has any peace. [ Proverb ]
I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old, familiar carols play.
And wild and sweet, The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men! [ Longfellow ]
My peace is gone, my heart is heavy. [ Goethe ]
Bright pledge of peace and sunshine. [ Henry Vaughan ]
Thy peace shall be in much patience. [ Thomas a Kempis ]
Peace flourishes where reason rules. [ L. Barrey ]
Peace is the first duty of a citizen. [ Count Schulenburg-Kehnert after the battle of Jena ]
For faith, and peace, and mighty love
That from the Godhead flow,
Show'd them the life of heaven above
Springs from the earth below. [ Ralph Waldo Emerson ]
He that would live in peace and rest
Must hear, and see, and say the best. [ Proverb ]
Peace and wickedness are far asunder. [ Stillingfleet ]
Clothe thee in war, arm thee in peace. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
First of human blessings! and supreme. [ Thomson ]
Light is the burden love lays on;
Content and love brings peace and joy,
What mair hae queens upon a throne? [ Burns ]
Twist ye, twine ye! even so,
Mingle shades of joy and woe,
Hope, and fear, and peace, and strife,
In the thread of human life. [ Scott ]
Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful. [ Schiller ]
Sow love, and taste its fruitage pure;
Sow peace, and reap its harvest bright;
Sow sunbeams on the rock and moor.
And find a harvest-home of light. [ Horatius Bonar ]
Peace is the fairest form of happiness. [ William Ellery Channing ]
Peace is the greatest of all blessings. [ Polybius ]
Better a lean peace than a fat victory. [ Proverb ]
He makes a solitude, and calls it peace. [ Byron ]
Peace hath her victories as well as war. [ Milton ]
War makes thieves, and peace hangs them. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
A peace is of the nature of a conquest;
For then both parties nobly are subdued.
And neither party loser. [ William Shakespeare ]
Had I power, I should
Pour the sweet milk of concord into hell.
Uproar the universal peace, confound
All unity on earth. [ William Shakespeare ]
But true peace can be had only by victory. [ George Hodges ]
War to the castles, peace to the cottages! [ French ]
There never was a good war or a bad peace. [ Benjamin Franklin ]
Three can hold their peace if two be away. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
Curst be the gold and silver which persuade
Weak men to follow far fatiguing trade!
The lily peace outshines the silver store,
And life is dearer than the golden ore.
Yet money tempts us over the desert brown,
To every distant mart and wealthy town. [ Collins ]
In war the olive branch of peace is of use. [ Ovid ]
Let us do whatever we can to restore peace. [ Hill ]
Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace. [ Shakespeare ]
Do not trust nor contend,
Nor lay wagers nor lend,
And you will have peace to your life's end. [ Proverb ]
Can gold calm passion or make reason shine?
Can we dig peace, or wisdom, from the mine?
Wisdom to gold prefer; for 'tis much less
To make our fortune, than our happiness. [ Young ]
Religion crowns the statesman and the man,
Sole source of public and of private peace. [ Young ]
He that makes a good war makes a good peace. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
Marriage with peace is the world's paradise. [ St. Augustine ]
Peace, if possible, but justice at any rate. [ Wendell Phillips ]
And to hie him home, at evening's close.
To sweet repast, and calm repose.
* * *
From toil he wins his spirits light.
From busy day the peaceful night;
Rich, from the very want of wealth,
In heaven's best treasures, peace and health. [ Gray ]
In time of peace cultivate the arts of peace. [ Alfred the Great ]
Soldiers in peace are like chimneys in summer. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
Peace and patience, and death with repentance. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
When peace and mercy, vanished from the plain,
Sprung on the viewless winds to heaven again,
All, all forsook the friendless guilty mind;
But Hope, the charmer, lingered still behind. [ Thomas Campbell ]
Brave as lions in peace, timid as deer in war.
In her days, every man shall eat in safety.
Under his own vine, what he plants; and sing
The merry song of peace to all his neighbours. [ William Shakespeare ]
Him only pleasure leads and peace attends,
Him, only him, the shield of Jove defends,
Whose means are fair and spotless as his ends. [ Wordsworth ]
The man who consecrates his hours
By vigorous effort, and an honest aim.
At once he draws the sting of life and death;
He walks with nature; and her paths are peace. [ Young ]
Blessed is the peace-maker,, not the conqueror. [ Proverb ]
If you are wise, and prize your peace of mind,
Believe me true, nor listen to your Jealousy,
Let not that devil which undoes your sex,
That cursed curiosity seduce you
To hunt for needless secrets, which, neglected,
Shall never hurt your quiet, but once known
Shall sit upon your heart, pinch it with pain,
And banish sweet sleep forever from you. [ Rowe ]
Oh! thou gentle scene
Of Sweet repose; where by the oblivious draught
Of each sad toilsome day to peace restor'd.
Unhappy mortals lose their woes awhile. [ Thomson ]
No trumpet-blast profaned
The hour in which the Prince of Peace was born;
No bloody streamlet stained
Earth's silver rivers on that sacred morn. [ Bryant ]
Even peace may be purchased at to high a price. [ Franklin ]
With affection's warm, intense, refined;
She mixed such calm and holy strength of mind.
That, like heaven's image in the smiling brook,
Celestial peace was pictured in her look. [ Campbell ]
All things that speak of heaven speak of peace. [ Bailey ]
He gave his honours to the world again,
His blessed part to heaven, and slept in peace. [ William Shakespeare, Henry VIII ]
He that will not have peace, God gives him war. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
Let go desire, and thou shalt lay hold on peace. [ Thomas à Kempis ]
War its thousands slays, peace its ten thousands. [ Beilby Porteous ]
Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind. [ Collins ]
The joy of Jerusalem depends upon the peace of Zion. [ Proverb ]
Good kings never make war but for the sake of peace. [ Proverb ]
Peace is the soft and holy shadow that virtue casts. [ H. W. Shaw ]
Experience is our only teacher both in war and peace. [ Landor ]
Peace, dear nurse of arts, plenties and joyful births. [ William Shakespeare ]
I have never advocated war, except as a means of peace. [ U. S. Grant ]
The righteous find peace, when the wicked feel torment. [ Proverb ]
Well - peace to thy heart, though another's it be;
And health to that cheek, though it bloom I not for me. [ Thomas Moore ]
If a daughter you have, she's the plague of your life,
No peace shall you know though you've buried your wife!
At twenty she mocks at the duty you taught her -
Oh, what a plague is an obstinate daughter! [ Sheridan ]
You must ask your neighbours if you shall live in peace. [ Proverb ]
Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise. [ Bible ]
He that speaks sows, and he that holds his peace gathers. [ English Proverb, collected by George Herbert ]
I prefer the hardest terms of peace to the most just war. [ C. J. Fox ]
Ah, if you knew what peace there is in an accepted sorrow! [ Mme. Guyon ]
It is a madness for a sheep to treat of peace with a wolf. [ Proverb ]
Do you want true peace with men? Make your peace with God.
Hark! the herald angels sing, Glory to the new-born King:
Peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled. [ Charles Wesley ]
Nobody can live longer in peace than his neighbour pleases. [ Proverb ]
Peace won by compromise is usually a short-lived achievement. [ Winfield Scott ]
Night or darkness is the time of rest and peace after labors. [ W. Molyneux ]
No man doth safely speak but he who is glad to hold his peace. [ Thomas à Kempis ]
Riches take peace from the soul, but rarely, if ever, confer it. [ Petrarch ]
Let the bugles sound the truce of God to the whole world forever. [ Charles Sumner ]
He that listens after what people say of him shall never have peace. [ Proverb ]
Plenty and peace breed cowards; hardness ever of hardiness is mother. [ William Shakespeare ]
We lose the peace of years when we hunt after the rapture of moments. [ Edward Bulwer-Lytton ]
While our hearts are pure, our lives are happy and our peace is sure. [ William Winter ]
He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his own home. [ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ]
Use your ears and eyes, but hold your tongue, if you would live in peace.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God. [ Bible ]
We must sometimes cease to adhere to our own opinion for the sake of peace. [ Thomas à Kempis ]
Peace is the happy, natural state of man; war his corruption, his disgrace. [ Thomson ]
War should be so undertaken that nothing but peace may seem to be aimed at. [ Cicero ]
Happiness, without peace is temporal; peace along with happiness is eternal. [ Aughey ]
There is a knack of shewing we understand the matter, when we hold our peace. [ Proverb ]
To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. [ George Washington ]
Thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace, thou shalt be buried in a good old age. [ Genesis ]
I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. [ William Shakespeare ]
The religion of Christ is peace and goodwill, that of Christendom war and ill-will. [ Landor ]
First keep thyself in peace, and then thou shalt be able to keep peace among others. [ Thomas à Kempis ]
We only see in a lifetime a dozen faces marked with the peace of a contented spirit. [ Henry Ward Beecher ]
Wars should be undertaken in order that we may live in peace without suffering wrong. [ Cicero ]
Conspicuous with three listed colors gay, betokening peace from God, and covenant new. [ Milton ]
Children are God's apostles, day by day sent forth to preach of love and hope and peace. [ Lowell ]
Even the best must own patience and resignation are the pillars of human peace on earth. [ Young ]
The sober comfort, all the peace which springs from the large aggregate of little things. [ Hannah More ]
O, brother man! fold to thy heart thy brother, where pity dwells, the peace of God is there. [ Whittier ]
A truth to an age that has rejected and trampled on it, is not a word of peace, but a sword. [ Henry George ]
Peace is the evening star of the soul, as virtue is its sun, and the two are never far apart. [ Colton ]
Order means light and peace, inward liberty and free command over one's self; order is power. [ Amiel ]
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, lie in three words - health, peace, and competence. [ Pope ]
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. Nothing can bring you peace but the triumph of principles. [ Ralph Waldo Emerson ]
The Golden Rule Of Three.
Three things to be - pure, just and honest.
Three things to govern - temper, tongue and conduct.
Three things to live - courage, affection and gentleness.
Three things to love - the wise, the virtuous and the innocent.
Three things to commend - thrift, industry and promptness.
Three things about which to think - life, death and eternity.
Three things to despise - cruelty, arrogance and ingratitude.
Three things to admire - dignity, gracefulness and intellectual power.
Three things to cherish - the true, the beautiful and the good.
Three things for which to wish - health, friends and contentment.
Three things for which to fight - honor, home and country.
Three things to attain - goodness of heart, integrity of purpose and cheerfulness of disposition.
Three things to give - alms to the needy, comfort to the sad and appreciation to the worthy.
Three things to desire - the blessing of God, an approving conscience and the fellowship of the good.
Three things for which to work - a trained mind, a skilled hand and a regulated heart.
Three things for which to hope - a haven of peace, a robe of righteousness and the crown of life. [ Beattie ]
The belfries of all Christendom now roll along the unbroken song of peace on earth, good will to men! [ Longfellow ]
Temperance is a tree which has for its root very little contentment, and for its fruit calm and peace. [ Buddha ]
These shall be thy arts, to lay down the law of peace, to spare the conquered, and to subdue the proud. [ Virgil ]
The reconciling grave swallows distinction first, that made us foes; there all lie down in peace together. [ Southern ]
Ah! when shall all men's good be each man's rule, and universal peace lie like a shaft of light across the land? [ Tennyson ]
War, with all its evils, is better than a peace in which there is nothing to be seen but usurpation and injustice. [ Pitt ]
Before every one stands an image (Bild) of what he ought to be; so long as he is not that, his peace is not complete. [ Rückert ]
As often as I come back to his door, his love met me on the threshold, and his noble serenity gave me comfort and peace. [ William Winter ]
A complete and generous education fits a man to perform justly, skilfully and magnanimously all the offices of peace and war. [ Milton ]
Cheerfulness is full of significance; it suggests good health, a clear conscience, and a soul at peace with all human nature. [ Charles Kingsley ]
I am a man of peace. God knows how I love peace; but I hope I shall never be such a coward as to mistake oppression for peace. [ Kossuth ]
If thou wouldst find much favor and peace with God and man, be very low in thine own eyes; forgive thyself little, and others much. [ Robert Leighton ]
We call some books immortal! Do they live? If so, believe me, Time hath made them pure. In Books, the veriest wicked rest in peace. [ Edward Bulwer-Lytton ]
Obedience, we may remember, is a part of religion, and therefore an element of peace; but love which includes obedience is the whole. [ George Sewell ]
The gentle breath of peace would leave him on the surface neglected and unmoved. It is only the tempest that lifts him from his place. [ Junius ]
Beautiful is Peace! A lovely boy lies he reclining by a quiet rill. But war too has its honour, the promoter as it is of the destiny of man. [ Friedrich Schiller ]
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best; but what he has said or done otherwise shall give no peace. [ Emerson ]
Sweet flower, thou tellest how hearts as pure and tender as thy leaf, as low and humble as thy stem, will surely know the joy that peace imparts. [ Percival ]
He only is advancing in life whose heart is getting softer, whose blood warmer, whose brain quicker, and whose spirit is entering into living peace. [ John Ruskin ]
A babe in a house is a well-spring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting-place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men. [ Tupper ]
Amongst the instrumentalities of love and peace, surely there can be no sweeter, softer, more effective voice than that of gentle, peace-breathing music. [ E. Burritt ]
The early months of marriage often are times of critical tumult, - whether that of a shrimp pool or of deeper water, - which afterwards subside into cheerful peace. [ George Eliot ]
If the deepest and best affections which God has given us sometimes brood over the heart like doves of peace, - they sometimes suck out our life-blood like vampires. [ Mrs. Jameson ]
Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose pity and whose peace and whose refuge are for all - the soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved. [ Mark Twain's last words, written on a note by his death bed ]
Freedom may come quickly in robes of peace, or after ages of conflict and war; but come it will, and abide it will, so long as the principles by which it was acquired are held sacred. [ Edward Everett ]
The era of Christianity - peace, brotherhood, the Golden Rule as applied to governmental matters - is yet to come, and when it comes, then, and then only, will the future of nations be sure. [ Kossuth ]
The misfortune in the state is that nobody can enjoy life in peace, but that everybody must govern, and in art, that nobody will enjoy what has been produced, but that every one wants to reproduce on his own account. [ Goethe ]
No peace was ever won from fate by subterfuge or agreement; no peace is ever in store for any of us but that which we shall win by victory over shame or sin--victory over the sin that oppresses, as well as over that which corrupts. [ John Ruskin ]
He is a treacherous supplanter and underminer of the peace of all families and societies. This being a maxim of an unfailing truth, that nobody ever pries into another man's concerns but with a design to do, or to be able to do him a mischief. [ South ]
Wisdom is the only thing which can relieve us from the sway of the passions and the fear of danger, and which can teach us to bear the injuries of fortune itself with moderation, and which shows us all the ways which lead to tranquillity and peace. [ Cicero ]
A time will come when the science of destruction shall bend before the arts of peace; when the genius which multiplies our powers, which creates new products, which diffuses comfort and happiness among the great mass of the people, shall occupy in the general estimation of mankind that rank which reason and commonsense now assign to it. [ Arago ]
Surely you will not calculate any essential difference from mere appearances; for the light laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over brackish depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace. You know that the bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and how many blithe hearts dance under coarse wool! [ Chapin ]
A pure mind in a chaste body is the mother of wisdom and deliberation, sober counsels and ingenuous actions, open deportment and sweet carriage, sincere principles and unprejudicate understanding, love of God and selfdenial, peace and confidence, holy prayers and spiritual comfort, and a pleasure of spirit infinitely greater than the sottish pleasure of unchastity. [ Jeremy Taylor ]