Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. ~ Desiderius Erasmus

Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means. ~ Ronald Reagan

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

For 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

I have found that those who do achieve peace never acquiesce to obstacles, especially those constructed of bigotry, intolerance, and inflexible tradition. ~ Benazir Bhutto

You should feel beautiful and you should feel safe. What you surround yourself with should bring you peace of mind and peace of spirit. ~ Stacy London

Peace brings with it so many positive emotions that it is worth aiming for in all circumstances. ~ Estella Eliot

Peace cannot be kept by force. I can only be achieved by understanding. ~ Albert Einstein

Imagine all the people living life in peace. You say that I‘ma dreamer, but I‘m not the only one. I hope someday you‘ll join us and the world will be as one. ~ John Lennon

How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world. ~ William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice

For there is always light, if only we're brave enough to see it.  If only we're brave enough to be it.  ~Amanda Gorman, 2017 US National Youth Poet Laureate

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. ~Desmond Tutu