Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace Where there is hatred let me sow love Where there is injury, pardon Where there is doubt, faith Where there is despair, hope Where there is darkness, light Where there is sadness, joy.
- Saint Francis of Assisi
The fidelity of the United States to security treaties is not just an empty matter. It is a pillar of peace in the world.
- David Dean Rusk
I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
And the work of righteousness shall be peace and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.
The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.
- Desiderius Erasmus
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.
- George Santayana
We Americans want peace, and it is now evident that we must be prepared to demand it. For other peoples have wanted peace, and the peace they received was the peace of death.
- Rev. Francis J. Spellman, Archbishop of New York. 22 September, 1940
Johnson himself turned out to be so many different characters he could have populated all of War and Peace and still had a few people left over.
- Herbert Mitgang