Beyond peace there is no longer any existence possible.

The first thing I see is the obligation to serve peace.

The time has come – and must come – for multilateral conversations about a secure peace in all of Europe.

War is not the quintessential emergency in which man has to prove himself as my generation learned at its school desks in the days of the Kaiser rather peace is the emergency in which we all have to prove ourselves.

Gustav Heinemann Peace Quotes

Disarmament requires trust.

One of our most noble political tasks is to open up trust.

Trust cannot be commanded and yet it is also correct that the only one who earns trust is the one who is prepared to grant trust.

Gustav Heinemann Trust Quotes