10 Quotes for Peace: Honoring UN Peacekeepers

01- "Peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means."  -  Dag Hammarskjöld, former UN Secretary-General

02- "The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve the world's problems." -  Mahatma Gandhi

03- "There is no single path to peace. Peace is a many-sided process." -  Ralph Bunche, UN mediator and Nobel Peace Prize laureate

04- "Let us never underestimate the power of a woman who is determined to save her village, her family, or her country." -  Wangari Maathai, environmental activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate

05- "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." -  Eleanor Roosevelt, former First Lady of the United States and UN delegate

06- "Justice is the first condition of peace." -  Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French painter

07- "Silence in the face of injustice is complicity with the oppressor." -  Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate

08- "Courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." -  Nelson Mandela

09- "Peace is not a gift of nature; it is an achievement of human effort." -  Herbert Hoover, former US President

10- "Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me." -  Wendell Berry, American poet and environmental activist