"A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Henry Van Dyke on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Henry Van Dyke on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Henry Van Dyke 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."Henry Van Dyke 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."Henry Van Dyke on John Lennon
"Use what talents you possess the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best."
"Love is the best thing in the world, and the thing that lives the longest."
"It is with rivers as it is with people: the greatest are not always the most agreeable nor the best to live with."
"Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why."
"Genius is talent set on fire by courage."