Quotations About / On: PEACE

  • 1.
    Not only [are] our states ... making peace with each other,... you and I, your Majesty, are making peace here, our own peace, the peace of soldiers and the peace of friends.
    (Yitzhak Rabin (b. 1922), Israeli Prime Minister. New York Times, p. 12A (July 27, 1994). After signing a peace declaration with Jordan's King Hussein to end 46 years of hostilities, at a meeting in Washington, D.C., organized by President Bill Clinton.)
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  • 2.
    In spite of apparent calls for peace some would coerce peace by violence.
    (Some believe but in violence.)
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  • 3.
    Insure your life with the peace of the laws and, live in peace as well.
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  • 4.
    If peace cannot be maintained with honour, it is no longer peace.
    (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792-1878), British Whig politician. speech, Sept. 19, 1853, Greenock, Scotland. quoted in Times (London, Sept. 21, 1853). On the growing crisis in the Crimea, which erupted into war the following year.)
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    Bringing peace through war is no peace! But, destruction.
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    You shall love peace as a means to new wars—and the short peace more than the long one.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 4, p. 58, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Zarathustra, in Thus Spoke Zarathustra, First Part, "On War and Warriors," (1883).)
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    They say in the grave there is peace, and peace and the grave are one and the same.
    (Georg Büchner (1813-1837), German dramatist, revolutionary. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1994). Danton's Death, act I (1835).)
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  • 8.
    My mother always used to say, "There is no path to peace. Peace is the path."
    (Donald Freed, U.S. screenwriter, and Arnold M. Stone. Robert Altman. Richard Nixon (Philip Baker Hall), Secret Honor (1984). Fictional play based on Richard Nixon.)
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    It is not possible to create peace in the Middle East by jeopardizing the peace of the world.
    (Aneurin Bevan (1897-1960), British Labour politician. speech, Nov. 4, 1956. At rally protesting Britain's armed intervention in the Suez dispute.)
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  • 10.
    You can't separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.
    (Malcolm X (1925-1965), U.S. African-American leader. speech, Jan. 7, 1965, New York City. "Prospects for Freedom in 1965," ch. 12, Malcolm X Speaks (1965). Birth name Malcolm Little.)
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