Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. International Peace Day was first recognized by the United Nations in 1982. Celebrate this International Day of Peace by reminding yourself how valuable peace is and by figuring out how you might go about finding it for yourself (and subsequently, others in the world around you).

The 2021 theme for the International Day of Peace is “Recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world

For International Day of Peace 2022, the theme is ‘End Racism. Build Peace‘. 

India is the country, which is known for spearheading the cause of world peace. It’s the land of Gautam Buddha, Mahatma Gandhi, and Swami Vivekananda who taught peace and non-violence to the entire world. In 2001, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted to call for “non-violence and cease-fire” on world peace day. The UN encourages countries to observe the day by adhering to “24 hours of non-violence“.

International Day of Peace Quotes

Check out these inspirational and warm quotes spreading peace and love from some of the greatest people who ever lived. Here are some more motivating quotes on International Peace Day.

“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding”- Albert Einstein

“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without” – Buddha

“Peace begins with a smile”- Mother Teresa

“Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures”- John F. Kennedy

International Day of Peace Quotes

“Imagine all the people living life in peace. 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 be as one”- John Lennon

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

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves”

“If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.”- Nelson Mandela

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

“If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.”- Winston Churchill

“There is a higher court than courts of justice, and that is the court of conscience. It supersedes all other courts.”- Mahatma Gandhi

International peace Quotes

 To sustain peace, we must build it every day, in every society, with every woman and man, by working together towards a better common future for all. Check out these inspirational and warm International peace quotes spreading peace and love from some of the greatest people who ever lived.

“If you want peace, you don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.” — Desmond Tutu

International Day of Peace Quotes

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

 “Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.” — William Hazlitt

 “Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.” — Jimi Hendrix

 “Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The world is now too small for anything but brotherhood.”- Arthur Powell Davies

“An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“If you want to end the war, then instead of sending guns, send books. Instead of sending tanks, send pens. Instead of sending soldiers, send teachers.”—Malala Yousafzai

International Peace Day Quotes

There are many popular world peace quotes from notable figures like Martin Luther King Jr, Thich Nhat Hanh, Mother Teresa, Albert Einstein, and even Mahatma Gandhi. Peace cannot exist without the power of love, which is why Martin Luther King Jr, Thich Nhat Hanh, and Albert Einstein have used their words to bring peace to the world and help the world make peace.

 “Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.” – Eric Hoffer.

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson.

“Anger is the ultimate destroyer of peace of mind.”Dalai Lama.

 If you want peace of mind, stop fighting with your thoughts.”

“It’s time for us to turn to each other, not on each other.”- Jesse Jackson.

“Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.”- Christian D. Larson.

“Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes.”- Swami Vivekananda.

“Love is benevolent and harmonious – a haven of peace.”- Simon May, ‘Love: A History’.

“Even in midst of chaos and heartache, you can find peace.”- Willow Cross.

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.”- Jimi Hendri

“Be the peace you seek.”- Bryant McGill.

International day of peace slogans

A slogan is a catchphrase used to convey a message. World peace starts with us. The slogan for peace is a great way to send a clear message to the world. 

Anything Violence can do, Peace can do better.

End the violence, and keep the peace.

From the mountains to the sea, let there be peace and harmony.

Let us embrace the beauty of every culture and faith to create peace in our world.

Peace begins with you.

We need peace for a better life.

Peace brings the world together.

War is costly. Peace is priceless.

Peace is cheaper than war.

It is possible to live in peace.

Peace today, peace tomorrow; let us not drown this world in sorrows.

Give peace a chance.

Peace today, Peace tomorrow, Peace will prevent much sorrow.

For a better long haul, let there be Peace for all.

Peace will be victorious.

Bullets can’t bring peace.

Peace will save the world.

Know compassion, know peace.

Peace: Either learn to live with it or rest in it.

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.

War is always a mistake.

Power to the Peaceful.

War is Psychotic; Peace is Patriotic.

A peaceful resolution is the best solution.

Work as a solid team to make peace a realized dream.

Violence breeds violence. Let’s foster peace.

Skip the war; start the peace now.

There is no other path to peace. Peace is the path.

Think outside the bomb.

This Planet is for Peace!

To reach peace, teach peace.

Peace should be in the heart.

Unite people and create peace.

Peace talks now.

For a more peaceful day, war is not the way.

Peace is the Final Frontier.

The World Says No To War.

Hear the call for Peace for all

Peace is Possible.

Real Patriots Drive Hybrids.

Conversation, not confrontation.

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