"When I lived in New York, not only did I have safety locks on the door but I had the music going, keeping the city at a distance, trying to find creative time and peace and so forth."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Ann Beattie on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Ann Beattie on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Ann Beattie on Mother Teresa
"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."Ann Beattie on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"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."Ann Beattie on John Lennon