By Peace News Staff
We've gathered 10 inspirational quotes to remember, from peacebuilders all over the world:
"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
"Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal."
- Martin Luther King Junior
"If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner."
- Nelson Mandela
“Peace in every home, every street, every village, every country – this is my dream.”
- Malala Yousafzai
"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding."
- Albert Einstein
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."
- John F. Kennedy
"It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace."
- Andre Gide
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"All we are saying is give peace a chance."
- John Lennon
"Peace begins with a smile."
- Mother Teresa