70 Best Peace Quotes To Help Us Stay Calm & Relaxed

70 Best Peace Quotes To Help Us Calm Our Minds

Life, as we know it today, is not as simple as it used to be once upon a time. Our desires, our FOMO (fear of missing out), and the endless information on social media has affected our mental health, and the result is that we are all stressed. Our mental health has taken a hit as we are stressed about something or the other, and we all are searching for inner peace.

To help you gain inner peace and stay happy, we have some amazing quotes on peace that you should read and remember. These words of wisdom by some famous people may help bring harmony and peace back into your lives.

Quotes on Peace

1. Best Inner Peace Quotes

  • Nobody can hurt me without my permission. – Mahatma Gandhi
  • Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. – Buddha
  • Do not let the behaviour of others destroy your inner peace. – Dalai Lama
  • You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level. – Eckhart Tolle
  • When you do the right thing, you get the feeling of peace and serenity associated with it. Do it again and again. – Roy T. Bennett
  • Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset. – Saint Francis de Sales
  • We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace. – Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love
  • Surrender to what is, let go of what was, have faith in what will be. – Sonia Ricotti

2. Calming Quotes on Peace

  • Being relaxed, at peace with yourself, confident, emotionally neutral loose, and free-floating — these are the keys to successful performance in almost everything.  – Wayne Dyer
  • Peace comes from being able to contribute the best that we have, and all that we are, toward creating a world that supports everyone. But it is also securing the space for others to contribute the best that they have and all that they are. – Hafsat Abiola
  • You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one. – John Lennon
  • Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace. – Albert Schweitzer
  • We are not at peace with others because we are not at peace with ourselves, and we are not at peace with ourselves because we are not at peace with God. – Thomas Merton
  • Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity. – Thich Nhat Hanh.
  • Nobody can bring you peace but yourself. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • If you are depressed, you are living in the past if you are anxious you are living in the future, if you are at peace, you are living in the present. – Lao Tzu
  • Sometimes you can find peace of mind by transferring yourself to different situations. They’re just reminders to stay … calm. – Yves Behar
  • While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart. – St Francis of Assisi
  • 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 is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. – John F. Kennedy
  • Peace brings with it so many positive emotions that it is worth aiming for in all circumstances. – Estella Eliot
  • Let go of the thoughts that don’t make you strong. – Karen Salmansohn

3. Inspirational Quotes on Peace

  • Love and peace of mind do protect us. They allow us to overcome the problems that life hands us. They teach us to survive… to live now… to have the courage to confront each day. – Bernie Siegel
  • To be calm is the highest achievement of the self. – Zen proverb
  • The world is now too small for anything but brotherhood. – Arthur Powell Davies
  • If you don’t know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he’s just like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes, and fears. It’s one world, pal. We’re all neighbours. – Frank Sinatra
  • You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart. – George Michael
  • The nearer a man comes to a calm mind, the closer he is to strength. – Marcus Aurelius
  • Love is the purest form of a soul at peace. – Matthew Donnelly
  • You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory. – J. Donald Walters
  • The pursuit, even of the best things, ought to be calm and tranquil. – Cicero
  • No person, no place, and no thing has any power over us, for ‘we’ are the only thinkers in our mind. When we create peace and harmony and balance in our minds, we will find it in our lives. – Louise L. Hay

Quotes on Peace

4. Short Quotes on Peace

  • Nothing external to you has any power over you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Peace is always beautiful. – Walt Whitman
  • You have peace when you make it with yourself. – Mitch Albom
  • Peace is costly but it is worth the expense. – African Proverb
  • Freedom from desire leads to inner peace. – Lao Tsu
  • Feelings are just visitors; let them come and go. – Mooji
  • When things change inside you, things change around you. – Unknown
  • Peace is more than the absence of war. Peace is accord. Harmony. – Laini Taylor
  • Remember the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you. – Rumi
  • Peace is liberty in tranquillity. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

5. Funny and Surprising Quotes on Peace

  • They call it ‘peace of mind’, but maybe it should be called ‘peace from mind’.  – Naval Ravikant
  • Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity. – George Carlin
  • Be the peace you seek. – Fil Tribble
  • Peace, like charity, begins at home. – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Free your mind for your soul to have peace. – Sipho P Nkosi
  • There is no way to peace, peace is the way. – A J Muste
  • Peace is the greatest weapon for development that any person can have. – Nelson Mandela
  • Only the educated are free. – Epictetus

6. Deep Peace Sayings

  • 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
  • Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace. – Buddha
  • Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. – Desmond Tutu
  • Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be. – Wayne W. Dyer
  • Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace. – Robert J. Sawyer
  • When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. – Jimi Hendrix
  • You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level. – Eckhart Tolle
  • Certainty is impossible. Once you realize it, you stop seeking it, and you become calm. – Maxime Lagacé
  • The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace. – Carlos Santana
  • Let us bring equality, justice, and peace for all. Not just the politicians and the world leaders, we all need to contribute. Me. You. It is our duty. – Malala Yousafzai

7. Wise Peace Sayings

  • Walk in the direction where your peace is found. – Steven Aitchison
  • Peace begins with a smile. – Mother Teresa
  • Peace is the only battle worth waging. – Albert Camus
  • Nothing is more precious than peace. Peace is the most basic starting point for the advancement of humankind. – Daisaku Ikeda
  • Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other. – Elie Wiesel
  • Not one of us can rest, be happy, be at home, be at peace with ourselves until we end hatred and division. – John Lewis
  • Peace can become a lens through which you see the world. Be it. Live it. Radiate it out. Peace is an inside job. – Wayne Dyer
  • Forgiveness equals inner peace – more peaceful people equals more world peace. – Richard Branson
  • If there’s no inner peace, people can’t give it to you. The husband can’t give it to you. Your children can’t give it to you. You have to give it to you. – Linda Evans
  • Everywhere I have sought peace and not found it, except in a corner with a book. – Thomas à Kempis

These are some quotes and sayings on peace. Read them when you feel low or when you are in search of inner peace. We hope reading these wise and meaningful quotes will help you stay calm and bring peace in your lives.

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Aarohi Achwal holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a master’s degree in English Literature. While working as an intern for an English daily, she realised that she likes writing above anything else. The idea of being heard without having to speak appeals to her. She likes to write research-based articles that are informative and relevant. She has written articles on pregnancy, parenting, and relationships. And she would like to continue creating content on health and lifestyle.