Lord Salisbury and myself have brought you back peacebut a peace I hope with honour.
(Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881), British statesman, author. Quoted in Times (London, July 17, 1878).
Remark on returning from the Berlin Congress convened to resolve the European crisis (the "Eastern Question"). The words "peace with honour" were used by Neville Chamberlain in 1938. See Chamberlain on "World War II.")
After almost 6 years of Syrian war, killing about 400,000 people and driving away 11.4 million of its own people as refugees, another peace agreement has been reached made effective last night. Let us pray that this peace agreement be respected. Continue to pray for Syria that the civil war should end and that this peace in this beloved and destroyed country may dwell. Pray that the healing and rehabilitation process should soon begin.
(On the Syrian war after a number of failed peace agreements.)