Wars, revolutions and international disputes oftentimes rekindle and sometimes intensify the flames of war. It doesn’t matter which side wins the common man loses.
Throughout history, war and violence have been the source of tremendous suffering. The only ones who benefit from it are warmongers and the small group of individuals in power. War and violence are outdated concepts. Its time for us to realize how archaic slaughtering each other is for any kind of monetary or political gain.
That being said, its certainly easier said than done. It is good to stay optimistic and share your positivity to the world in hopes that someday war becomes truly obsolete. I believe that people nowadays are more connected and more informed than ever before. As a result, more are capable of receiving and understanding this genuine message of peace.
So without further adieu, here are 10 peace quotes expressed through pictures to help tame the flames of war raging around the world.
Peace Quote #1
“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.”
Do not let negative people lure you into becoming just like them. Stay positive and keep true to your self. Trying to get back at them will only lead you to path similar to theirs.
Peace Quote #2
“When the power of love overwhelms the love of power, the world will know peace.”
There are many paths to take in this world. Some are good and some are bad and some are “two girls one beverage container” bad. Being the most enticing, the bad paths lure a lot of people in because of their love for power. If more people understand the consequences of power and replace it with honest positive improvement, peace will certainly come.
Peace Quote #3
“Peace cannot be kept by roce, it can only be achieved by understanding.”
Can you really argue against the father of physics? It makes sense. You simply can’t acheive world peace by oppressing people. You need to listen, you need to feel what they feel and they should do the same to you. It should never be a one-way deal otherwise its not an understanding but pretending.
Peace Quote #4
“Love is my weapon, music is my religion, peace is in my soul.”
Instead of using weapons that destroy, use weapons that create. Instead of criticizing other religions, try to understand each other. Instead of taking lives, enrich people’s lives with your unique kind of positivity. Just as how everyone is different there are many ways of promoting peace. Try to be creative and use your imagination.
Peace Quote #5
“Love, peace, joy and harmony are the best vitamins in the universe.”
Health benefits include a happier life, peace of mind, more friends, a satisfying life and also gives you a bigger heart – metaphorically speaking.
Peace Quote #6
“Give up being right, instead radiate peace, harmony, love and laughter from your heart.”
This is probably the hardest one to do. You can’t be right 100 percent of the time, and you shouldn’t try to be unless you are a heart surgeon or a stock broker. Sometimes its hard to let go of power which is why in many administrations, leaders would rather spread violence rather than let go of power. Don’t let power take control of you.
Peace Quote #7
“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.”
Don’t let evil win. It is true that there are many bad people out there and it almost seems like the world is all about them, but all of you good people should never give up. Once in a while a hero, a leader, a teacher or a symbol comes along and revives the goodness in people’s hearts.
Peace Quote #8
“Imagine all the people living life in peace.”
Just imagine who awesome life would be if there were no wars, no hatred and everyone just gets along like SnapChat and sexting. I bet we would have pixie dust vending machines on every corner and rain drops consist of miniature puppies that don’t poop and don’t need to eat with a severe case of peter pan syndrome. On a serious note, it’s totally possible, you just have to imagine it first.
Peace Quote #9
“If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.”
Enemies make the best allies. Why is that? People you don’t get along with are often times your complete opposite. They offer valuable difference in perspective helping you think outside the box. The greatest leaders were able to work with their enemies in order to create great reforms.
Peace Quote #10
“Our primary purpose in life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”
The most most satisfying life is a life enriched by the experience of helping people, and the most torturous life is a life tormented by your own conscience brought upon by hurting other people. Trust the Dalai Lama, he just sits there on top of the mountain thinking about the greatest quotes possible. You can’t get any better advice than his advice. I bet they even have google analytics to analyze the bounce rate of the temple visitors.
And there you go, 10 amazing peace quotes from the most inspiring characters to help promote peace on earth. Make sure to share this list with your friends and loved ones so we could sprinkle some peace unto their minds as well.