Top 10: Peacebuilding Quotes

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