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Quotes To Note #3- Peace!


“If peace cannot be maintained with honour, it is no longer peace.”
Lord Russell (1792 – 1878)
British prime minister.

“In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity; in peace, goodwill.”
Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965)
British prime minister and writer.

“Let us strive on to finish the work we are in: to bind up the nation’s wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves, and with all nations.”
Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865)
U.S. president.

“Peace is much more precious than a piece of land.”
Anwar al-Sadat (1918 – 1981)
Egyptian statesman.

“That blessed mood,
In which the burthen of the mystery,
In which the heavy and the weary weight
Of all this unintelligible world,
Is lightened.”
William Wordsworth (1770 – 1850)
British poet.

“Try to keep peace with your neighbors. I have loved war too much; do not copy me in that nor in my extravagance.”
Attributed to Louis XIV (1638 – 1715)
French monarch.

“War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other’s children.”
Jimmy Carter (1924 – )
U.S. president, December 2, 2002.

“When peace has been broken anywhere, the peace of all countries everywhere is in danger.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 – 1945)
U.S. president.

“He that makes a good war makes a good peace.”
George Herbert (1593 – 1633)
English poet and cleric.

“The world must be safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon trusted foundations of political liberty.”
Woodrow Wilson (1856 – 1924)
U.S. president.

“There never was a good war or a bad peace.
Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790)
U.S. statesman and scientist.

“All we are saying is Give Peace a Chance.”
John Lennon (1940 – 1980)
British rock musician.

“An eye for an eye will only
make the whole world blind.”
Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)
Indian nationalist leader.

“Darkness cannot drive out
darkness: only light can do
that. Hate cannot drive out
hate: only love can do that.”
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)
American clergyman and Nobel prize winner.

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