— Jane Addams pioneer settlement social worker 1860 - 1935
„The true objective of war is peace.“
„The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of the common man.“
— William Beveridge Economist and social reformer 1879 - 1963
„In this different kind of war, we may never sit down at a peace table. But make no mistake about it, we are winning, and we will win.“
— George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946
Speech at the national convention of the American Legion, in Nashville, Tennessee (August 31, 2004) http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5865710/
„The exploits of Mahmud Ghaznavi in the field of forced proselytization were cherished for long. His example was presented as the model before all good Muslim rulers, as early as the fourteenth century by Ziyauddin Barani in his Fatawa-i-Jahandari and as late as the close of the eighteenth century by Muhammad Aslam in his Farhat-un-Nazirin. There were forcible conversion both during the war and in peace. Sikandar Butshikan in Kashmir to Tipu Sultan in Mysore, Mahmud Beghara in Gujarat to Jalaluddin Muhammad in Bengal, all Muslim rulers carried on large-scale forcible conversions through jihad.“
— K. S. Lal Indian historian 1920 - 2002
— Bill Watterson American comic artist 1958
— Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -322 avant J.-C.
— William McKinley American politician, 25th president of the United States (in office from 1897 to 1901) 1843 - 1901
First Inaugural Address (March 4, 1897).
„On protests against going to war with Iraq: "One woman bore a picture of some female genitalia – possibly hers, the provenance was obscure – over the caption 'This Bush Is For Peace.' Another waxed eloquent: 'Trim Bush.' Out in Marin County somewhere, other bushes for peace disrobed, lay down on a hillside, and formed the words 'No War.' I wonder if there are any conflicted nudists, with a bush for Iraq and a rack for Bush.“
— Mark Steyn Canadian writer 1959
The Spectator, 25 January 2003
— Robert Browning English poet and playwright of the Victorian Era 1812 - 1889
Luria, Act ii.
„We can achieve much more in peace than we can ever achieve in these needless, unconstitutional, undeclared wars.“
— Ron Paul American politician and physician 1935
Republican debate in Des Moines, Iowa, August 5, 2007 http://www.cfr.org/publication/13981/republican_debate_transcript_iowa.html
— Lu Xun Chinese novelist and essayist 1881 - 1936