Top 10: Peacebuilding Quotes

March 15, 2017


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

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