Peace Not War Quotes

Peace Not War Quotes by John Donne, H. G. Wells, Cesar Chavez, John F. Kennedy, Benjamin Franklin, Baruch Spinoza and many others.

ask not for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee

ask not for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee
John Donne
It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men’s lives should not stake their own.
H. G. Wells
Non-violence is not inaction. It is not discussion. It is not for the timid or weak… Non-violence is hard work.
Cesar Chavez
We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values.
John F. Kennedy
Wars are not paid for in wartime. The bill comes later.
Benjamin Franklin
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from force of character: for obedience is the constant will to execute what, by the general decree of the commonwealth, ought to be done.
Baruch Spinoza
We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.
Edward R. Murrow
War’s a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at.
William Cowper
Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president.
Theodore Roosevelt
We cannot have peace among men whose hearts find delight in killing any living creature.
Rachel Carson
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.
Napoleon Bonaparte
If it were proved to me that in making war, my ideal had a chance of being realized, I would still say “No” to war. For one does not create human society on mounds of corpses.
Louis Lecoin
A man may build himself a throne of bayonets, but he cannot sit on it.
William Ralph Inge
Bullets cannot be recalled. They cannot be uninvented. But they can be taken out of the gun.
Martin Amis
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
Albert Camus
People do not make wars; governments do.
Ronald Reagan
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
Martin Luther King, Jr.