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Famous Hippy Quotes
Category: Peace

Here are some influential quotes from classic songs of the 60's and 70's, as well as some cool literary quotes from various time periods that continue to inspire us. Links are provided to buy the music or books.

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"Peace is a very complicated concept. When the lion gobbles up the lamb and wipes his lips, then there's peace. Well, I ain't for that peace at all."
Abbie Hoffman
Source: The Sixties - by Richard Avedon
"I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it. "
Dwight D. Eisenhower
"When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die."
Jean-Paul Sartre
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."
Jimi Hendrix
"All we are saying is - Give peace a chance!"
John Lennon & Yoko Ono
"If the Nuremberg laws were applied today, then every Post-War American president would have to be hanged."
Noam Chomsky
"I saw the young people with long hair and the Great Spirit told me they will have no greed. We waited a long time to find white men without greed. But we knew there would come a time when we could get together as brothers."
Rolling Thunder