Monday, 4 March 2013

Peace Quotes



 I prefer the most unjust peace to the justest war that was ever waged.
{Cicero, Letters to Atticus}
In His will is our peace,{In la sua coluntade e nostra pace._
{Dante, Paradise, III}
Peace with honor.
{B. Disraeli, Speech, 1878}
Let us have peace.
{U.S. Grant, Letter, 1868}
 Peace at any price.
{Lamartine (as quoted by A. H, Clough}
Buried was the bloody hatchet;
Buried was the dreadful war club;
Buried were all warlike weapons,
And the war cry was forgotten.
There was peace among the nations.
{Longfellow, Hiawatha, XIII}
War in men's eyes shall be
A monster of iniquity
In the good time corning.
Nations shall not quarrel then,
To prove which is the stronger;
Nor slaughter men for glory's sake,..
Wait a little longer.
{C. Mackay, The Good Time Coming}
In proportion as the antagonism between the classes vanishes, the hostility of the nation to another will come to an end.
{Marx And Engels, Communist Manifesto}
Blessed are the peace-makers.
{New Testament, Matthew, V, 9}
How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace.
{Old Testament, Isaiah, L 11, 7}
 Peace, peace; where there is no peace.
{Old Testament, Jeremiah, VI, 14}
The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid.
{Old Testament, Isaiah, XI, 6}
They shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift sword against nation, neither shall learn war any more.
{Old Testament, Isaiah, II, 4}
Till the war....drum cnrobb'd no longer and the battle...flags were furi'd,  in the Parliament of man, the Federation of the world.
{Tennyson, Locksley Hall}
Why do they prate of the blessings of peace? we have made them a curse,..and lust of gain in the spirit of Cain, is it better or worse Than the heart of the citizen hissing in war.
{Tennyson, Maud, I}
They have not wanted Peace at all, they have wanted to be spared war....as though the absence of war was the same as peace.
{Dorothy Thompson, On the Record}

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