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The pursuit of peace resembles the building of a great cathedral. It is the work of a generation. In concept it requires a master-architect; in execution, the labors of many.

Author: Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978)

Profession: American Democratic Politician, Vice President

It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.

Author: Dean William R. Inge (1860-1954)

Profession: Dean of St Paul's, London

Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.

Author: Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Profession: Third President of the USA

Not peace at any price! Chains are worse than bayonets.

Author: Douglas William Jerrold (1803-1857)

Profession: British Humorist, Playwright

There is peace more destructive of the manhood of living man than war is destructive of his material body.

Author: Douglas William Jerrold (1803-1857)

Profession: British Humorist, Playwright

To get Peace you must work for Justice.

Author: John Paul VI (1897-1978)

Profession: Italian Pope

If we are to live together in peace, we must come to know each other better.

Author: Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973)

Profession: Thirty-sixth President of the USA

Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.

Author: Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973)

Profession: Thirty-sixth President of the USA

I do not want the peace which passeth understanding, I want the understanding which bringeth peace.

Author: Helen Keller (1880-1968)

Profession: American Blind/Deaf Author, Lecturer, Amorist

World peace, like community peace, does not require that each man love his neighbor -- it requires only that they live together with mutual tolerance, submitting their disputes to a just and peaceful settlement.

Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA

But peace does not rest in the charters and covenants alone. It lies in the hearts and minds of all people. So let us not rest all our hopes on parchment and on paper, let us strive to build peace, a desire for peace, a willingness to work for peace in the hearts and minds of all of our people. I believe that we can. I believe the problems of human destiny are not beyond the reach of human beings.

Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.

Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA

It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.

Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

Author: Charles F. Kettering (1876-1958)

Profession: American Engineer, Inventor

Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.

Author: Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

Profession: American Black Leader, Nobel Prize Winner, 1964