Peace Quotes


The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.

Thomas Jefferson

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

Voltaire

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.

Mother Teresa

To disarm the people is the best and most effectual
Way to enslave them.

George Mason

Change your thoughts and you change your world.

Norman Vincent Peale

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.

Edmund Burke

The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.

Albert Einstein

Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.

Dalai Lama

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.

George Edward Woodberry

When we are unable to find tranquility within ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.

Mahatma Gandhi

 

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Positivity Quotes

Do what you feel in your heart to be right- for you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.

Eleanor Roosevelt

What is now proved was once only imagined.

William Blake

Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.

Oprah Winfrey

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.

John Wooden

Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.

Zig Ziglar

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.

Steve Jobs

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.

Hermann Hesse

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

Albert Einstein

Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.

Mother Teresa

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.

Nhat Hanh

The biggest mistake is believing there is one right way to listen, to talk, to have a conversation – or a relationship.

Deborah Tannen

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.

Og Mandino

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.

Sam Ewing

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.

William James

Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window- or break down a door.

11 Quotes About Learning From Your Mistakes

“Your best teacher is your last mistake.”

Unknown

“It takes guts and humility to admit mistakes. Admitting we’re wrong is courage, not weakness.”

Roy T. Bennett

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”

Albert Einstein

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”

Truman Capote

“No one is perfect… that’s why pencils have erasers.”

Wolfgang Riebe

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end.”

Gilda Radner

“People never learn anything by being told, they have to find out for themselves.”

Paulo Coelho

“I myself am made entirely of flaws, stitched together with good intentions.”

Augusten Burroughs

“I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.”

Walt Whitman

“Embrace what makes you unique, even if it makes others uncomfortable. I didn’t have to become perfect because I’ve learned throughout my journey that perfection is the enemy of greatness.”

Janelle Monae

“By seeking and blundering we learn.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

Life Quotes

Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

 

If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.

Marilyn Monroe

Tears are words that need to be written.

Paulo Coelho

All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.

Chuck Palahniuk

If you’re losing your soul and you know it, then you’ve still got a soul left to lose.

Charles Bukowski

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.

Helen Keller

All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.

Leo Tolstoy

If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.

Maya Angelou

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.

Corrie Ten Boom

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.

Gerry Spence

It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

Eleanor Roosevelt

All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness.

Eckhart Tolle

The biggest mistake people make in life is not trying to make a living at doing what they most enjoy.

Malcolm Forbes

When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.

Peter Marshall

Conflict cannot survive without your participation.

Wayne Dyer

Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.

Dorothea Lange

Love is the absence of judgment.

Dalai Lama

 

 

Positive Quotes

“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”- Robin Williams

“Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.”- Aldous Huxley

“One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.”- Thomas Fuller

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”- Robert Louis Stevenson

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”- Thomas A. Edison

“I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.”- Rosa Parks

“If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.”- Maya Angelou

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”- Confucius

“What is now proved was once only imagined.”- William Blake

“The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.”- Robert Green Ingersoll

 

Men Quotes

“A diplomat is a man who thinks twice before he says nothing.”- Edward Heath

“I’m a decent man who exports flowers.”- Pablo Escobar

“The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.”- Joseph Conrad

“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf”-George Orwell

“Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you.”- Carl Jung

“Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet.”- Abraham Lincoln

“Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.”- George Orwell

“Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration.”- Niccolo Machiavelli

“The sea, the great unifier, is man’s only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.”- Jacques Yves Cousteau

“It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.”- Helen Keller

 

Best Inspirational Quotes

“Perhaps the earth can teach us. As when everything seems dead. And later proves to be alive.”- Pablo Neruda

“The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.”- Joseph Conrad

“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”- Robin Williams

“Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.”- Henry Van Dyke

“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.”- Salvador Dali

“The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.”- Ken Blanchard

“All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force… We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter.”- Max Planck

“You can safely assume that you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.”- Anne Lamott

“Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.”- Epictetus

“The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.” – Norman Vincent Peale

14 Quotes to Inspire Your Writing

“You can make anything by writing.”- C. S. Lewis

“You don’t start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it’s good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That’s why I say one of the most valuable traits is persistence.”- Octavia E. Butler

“In my writing, as much as I could, I tried to find the good, and praise it.”- Alex Haley

“A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.”- Thomas Carlyle

“There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.”- W. Somerset Maugham

“Writing is nothing more than a guided dream.”- Jorge Luis Borges

“Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don’t feel I should be doing something else.”-  Gloria Steinem

“Writers are not here to conform. We are here to challenge. We’re not here to be comfortable—we’re here, really, to shake things up. That’s our job.” –  Jeanette Winterson

“Every writer I know has trouble writing.”-Joseph Heller

“To write something you have to risk making a fool of yourself.”-Anne Rice

“Writing, to me, is simply thinking through my fingers.” – Isaac Asimov

“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it.”- Toni Morrison

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.”- Anne Frank

“If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word.”- Margaret Atwood

10 Father Quotes

“‘There’s no shame in fear,’ my father told me, ‘what matters is how we face it.‘”- George R.R. Martin

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person; he believed in me.”- Jim Valvano

“My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.”- Clarence Budington Kelland

“Learn something well so you can always make a living.”- Sherwood Anderson

“My father had taught me to be nice first, because you can always be mean later, but once you’ve been mean to someone, they won’t believe the nice anymore. So be nice, be nice, until it’s time to stop being nice, then destroy them.”- Laurell K. Hamilton

“I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us.”- Umberto Eco

“My dad used to say that living with regrets was like driving a car that only moved in reverse.”- Jodi Picoult

“I gave my father $100 and said, ‘Buy yourself something that will make your life easier.’ So he went out and bought a present for my mother.”- Rita Rudner

“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”- Mark Twain

“the kindest words my father said to me

women like you drown oceans
“- Rupi Kaur, milk and honey

13 Quotes about Friendship

“There are friendships imprinted in our hearts that will never be diminished by time and distance.”- Dodinsky

“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”- Aristotle

“The friend who holds your hand and says the wrong thing is made of dearer stuff than the one who stays away.”- Barbara Kingsolver

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”- Bob Marley

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”- Elbert Hubbard

“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.”- Helen Keller

“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.”- Eleanor Roosevelt

“One friend with whom you have a lot in common is better than three with whom you struggle to find things to talk about.”- Mindy Kaling

“Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”- Mark Twain

“Don’t walk in front of me…
I may not follow

Don’t walk behind me…
I may not lead

Walk beside me…
just be my friend.”

Albert Camus

“Stay is a charming word in a friend’s vocabulary.”- Amos Bronson Alcott

“Nobody steals books but your friends.”- Roger Zelazny

“The language of friendship is not words but meanings.”- Henry David Thoreau