Wednesday, 4 June 2008

Dona Nobis Pacem

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Some famous Peace Quotes


To achieve global peace, we must not only stop fighting each other but also stop destroying the natural world.~Dr. Jane Goodall

We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace. ~William Ewart Gladstone

If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. ~Mother Teresa

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

We make war that we may live in peace. ~Aristotle

Let us love the world to peace. ~Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994

I take it that what all men are really after is some form of, perhaps only some formula of, peace. ~James Conrad

The real differences around the world today are not between Jews and Arabs; Protestants and Catholics; Muslims, Croats, and Serbs. The real differences are between those who embrace peace and those who would destroy it; between those who look to the future and those who cling to the past; between those who open their arms and those who are determined to clench their fists. ~William J. Clinton, 1997

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. ~Attributed to both Golda Meir and Indira Gandhi

Five great enemies to peace inhabit with us: avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride. If those enemies were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. ~Francesco Petrarch!

Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war. ~John Andrew Holmes, Wisdom in Small Doses

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind. ~Mahatma Gandhi

There never was a good war, or a bad peace.~Benjamin Franklin

He is happiest, be he king or peasant who finds peace in his home.~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Lord, bid war's trumpet cease;
Fold the whole earth in peace.
~Oliver Wendell Holmes

We have all taken risks in the making of war. Isn't it time that we should take risks to secure peace? ~J. Ramsay MacDonald

In the name of peace
They waged the wars
Ain't they got no shame
~Nikki Giovanni

Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon. A happiness weapon. A beauty bomb. And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one. It would explode high in the air - explode softly - and send thousands, millions, of little parachutes into the air. Floating down to earth - boxes of Crayolas. And we wouldn't go cheap, either - not little boxes of eight. Boxes of sixty-four, with the sharpener built right in. With silver and gold and copper, magenta and peach and lime, amber and umber and all the rest. And people would smile and get a little funny look on their faces and cover the world with imagination. ~Robert Fulghum

A warless world will come as men develop warless hearts. ~Charles Wesley Burns

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

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy.~ St Francis of Assisi

what is your favourite PEACE quote ?

One of mine is "Peace begins with a smile." ~Mother Teresa
I'll leave with this



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44 comments :

Journeyer said...

There are some very thought provoking words there. You've prompted me to do a bit more reading.

katef - www.picklebums.com said...

Oh great quotes!!
Thanks for letting me know about this!

Speedcat Hollydale said...

Yes!! I love the addition of the peace quotes.

Hello from Speedcat :-)

SjP said...

Peace be unto you, yours, and the world.

Prayers for Global Peace

SjP

RennyBA said...

Great to see you on board. Mine is up too :-)

Since new here: Hello from Norway - peace to you and your family!

Dragonheart & Merlin said...

Wonderful quotes. Let there be peace.

Sonny said...

Wonderful peace post.
Thank you so much for sharing!

Peace to you and yours!
&hearts Sonny

Karen Jo said...

I love all your peace quotes. Peace to you and your family.

Picturing of Life said...

many peace quotes in here :D great....

thanks for drop at my peace post

Gattina said...

Wonderful quotes and a very nice peace contribution !
Peace and love !!

PlanningQueen said...

The one from St Francis is definitely a favourite for me. Beautiful colletion of quotes Trish.

WillThink4Wine said...

Love it! Peace!

"I was once asked why I don't participate in anti-war demonstrations. I said that I will never do that, but as soon as you have a pro-peace rally, I'll be there."
~Mother Teresa~

baby~amore' said...

@Journeyer thanks - I think so too.

@katef - glad you could join in.

@Speedcat Hollydale - I like them too.Everyone did so many creative things.

@SjP - thank you for your Prayers for Global Peace

@RennyBA -welcome and thank you too I'll be by to visit certainly.

@Dragonheart & Merlin -welcome and yes 'Let there be peace'.

@Sonny-thank you too.. Peace to you and yours!

Karen Jo -your welcome and I wish pPeace to you and your family.

Picturing of Life - i deleted a bunch but this was my long short list

@Gattina -thank you I enjoyed yours too.Peace and love to you!!

@PlanningQueen - yes I liked so many that one is a favourite too from St Francis.

@WillThink4Wine -I saw that too I had two Mother Teresa already. Peace to you!

Lilly's Life said...

Positive and inspirational - thanks! I love quotes....

Ivanhoe said...

Wonderful quotes. Have a peaceful day and let love rule! :o)

stephanie said...

Oh he's a toughie alright - still getting a bath in the sink! ;) Thanks for sharing those fun pics!

Happy WW! My post is here.

Shinade said...

Wonderful post and I agree the addition of the quotes was a wonderful thing for all of us to read and ponder on.

Peace be unto you and yours!!

Dona Nobis Pacem!

Jamie said...

"Words have power ... If you get the right ones, in the right order, you can nudge the world a little."

Tom Stoppard

May we all say together: PEACE

p.s. Stop by for my globe and for the article under it about Australia.

Elizabeth said...

I'm visiting everyone who signed the BlogBlast for Peace Linky, here's my post if you have a minute to stop by. Wishing you peace today and always.

http://tinyurl.com/5bcljw

Raven said...

I'm so envious of your wonderful quote collection (how's that for a spirit of peace!). Thanks for this wonderful collection and for the delightful video. Peace.

Skittles said...

Wishing you, me, all of us, peace.

Hahn at Home said...

Here's to our larger voice being heard.

Tammy said...

Peace to you and to all the people of the world!

barbara said...

Very interesting quotes. It's good to get this type of material in post.
Passing on to Trish and everyone out thoughts of Peace.

Julie said...

Very good quotes here. It's hard to choose my fav but I love the smile one too!

Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. Ps. 34:14

Akelamalu said...

Wonderful Peace Globe and wonderful quotes!

Peace to you and yours my friend. :)

Shinade said...

Hello again,
I have just tried to install Mr. Linky into my peace post.

Please if you get a chance I would be honored to share the link love from me to you.

Now I just hope it is working!!

God Bless!

jientje said...

What a great post you made for this subject! I love the quotes.


You asked me about Haloscan, well Haloscan is still there because I'm afraid to upload anything else anymore. The day I installed Haloscan I lost all of my Blogger comments! Lucky for me I still had the e-mails, and I was able to copy paste most of them back, but still.I'm afraid if I change again, that might happen again, and I'm very fond of my comments, so ...
Besides, there will be 200 posts on my blog soon, that's a hell of a lot more comments than when my blog was one week old!
I would have liked Comment Luv' much more, but I'm afraid to install it!

storyteller said...

I love the lyric on your Peace Globe … in fact it’s at the top of my sidebar at Sacred Ruminations all the time! Looks like you and I are on similar wave-lengths. I used your 2nd & 3rd on my Peace Globes and shared a variety of quotes in my Blog Blast for Peace at Small Reflections but went with different globe and info at Sacred Ruminations this morning. I hope you’ll find time to visit both.
Hugs and blessings,

Chuck said...

Love the quote and your originality. Simply beautiful. Peace to you too my friend. *peacies*

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

Excellent. Peace to you and yours. :)

Maya said...

wow, i have seen a lot contributes about peace. & it really so great seeing people are up to it. the Qoutes you have are all worth reading & doing.
Happy WW.

Lee said...

Excellent post. Peace!

Mimi Lenox said...

I've never seen this video before. Why can't we just listen to them? Is anybody listening?

Thank you for blogging for peace today. Peace to you and yours.

Thomma Lyn said...

Peace and love to you and yours!

Marilyn MonREOW said...

Pax Vobiscum!

Bud Weiser, WTIT said...

Well done! This day is unbelievable! Peace to you and your family…

Jennifer said...

Wonderful! Peace!

Kim said...

wow Trish..
beautiful quotes !!!
I'm going to print them up for a special blank book that I have been saving for something special..
these are perfect..and a wonderful tribute to Peace :)

baby~amore' said...

@ Lilly's Life : thank you

@ Ivanhoe: thank you... let love rule! :o)

@ Shinade : Dona Nobis Pacem!

@ Jamie :great quote.

@Tom Stoppard PEACE Amen:thanks I enjoyed it.

@ Elizabeth: beautiful - http://tinyurl.com/5bcljw

@ Raven : thank you glad you enjoyed the video I am sure how many watched it


@ Skittles :yes , Wishing you peace.

@ Hahn:thank you yes here's to our larger voice being heard.

@ Tammy: amen Peace to you and to all the people of the world!

@ barbara :thank you


@ Julie - amen Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. Ps. 34:14

@ Akelamalu;thank you Peace to you and yours my friend. :)


@jientje:thnaks for the warning about haloscan .I will check out comment luv'


@storyteller : thank you I enjoyed both of your posts

@ Chuck; *peacies*

@Sandee (Comedy +):thankyou

@Maya : thanks

@ Mimi:thanks for your inspiration starting this Peace train

@Thomma :thank you Peace and love to you and yours!

@ Marilyn MonREOW: Pax Vobiscum!

@ Bud Weiser, WTIT :I agree

@ Jennifer :yes it is was a wonderful day

baby~amore' said...

@Kim : what a great idea I should print mine too and put on the fridge.

Crazed Mom said...

Could you come "knock" some sense into my spouse? Seriously.

Janice

Travis said...

I love to read through peace quotes.

Peace to you and yours!

baby~amore' said...

@Janice: what he done this time ? Better not mention peacies to you

@ Travis : peace to you too

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