Quotations About / On: PEACE

  • 61.
    The lips of peace bring joy to all.
    (joy.)
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  • 62.
    Nothing can contribute more to peace of soul than the lack of any opinion whatever.
    (G.C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg (1742-1799), German physicist, philosopher. "Notebook E," aph. 11, Aphorisms (written 1765-1799), trans. by R.J. Hollingdale (1990).)
  • 63.
    It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war.
    (John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963), U.S. Democratic politician, president. Speech, September 6, 1960, while campaigning for the presidency, Seattle, Washington.)
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  • 64.
    You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die.
    (John Lennon (1940-1980), British rock musician. Press conference, June 1970, Toronto, Canada. "John, Yoko and Year One," pt. 2, published in The Ballad of John and Yoko, eds. Jonathan Cott and Christine Doudna (1982).)
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  • 65.
    I won't undertake war until I have tried all the arts and means of peace.
    (François Rabelais (1494-1553), French author, evangelist. Grandgousier, in Gargantua, ch. 28, p. 83, Pleiade edition (1995).)
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  • 66.
    The deep, deep peace of the double-bed after the hurly-burly of the chaise-lounge.
    (Patrick, Mrs. Campbell (1865-1940), British actor. Quoted in Alexander Woollcott, "The First Mrs. Tanqueray," While Rome Burns (1934). Woolcott commented of Mrs. Campbell, who is describing her recent marriage, "Her failure to be polite took on the proportions of a magnificent gesture." Birth name is Beatrice Stella Tanner.)
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  • 67.
    Indifference creates an artificial peace.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 68.
    Peace to the shacks! War on the palaces!
    (Georg Büchner (1813-1837), German dramatist, revolutionary. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1994). The Hessian Messenger (1834). Büchner translates a motto of the French Revolution by Nicolas Chamfort: "Guerre aux châteaux! Paix aux chaumières!...")
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  • 69.
    Their bodies are buried in peace; but their name liveth for evermore.
    (Apocrypha. Ecclesiasticus, 44:14. The line "their name liveth for evermore" was chosen by Rudyard Kipling on behalf of the Imperial War Graves Commission as an epitaph to be used in Commonwealth War Cemeteries. Kipling had himself lost a son in the fighting.)
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  • 70.
    Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.
    (Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), U.S. president. Speech, March 4, 1801. First Inaugural Address, The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, vol. 3, ed. Andrew A. Lipscomb (1904).)
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