The army's original job description was to protect borders, but a demanding country depends on it for everything else too, from rebuilding bridges after a tsunami to keeping the peace when religious riots erupt.
No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war.
For most women, Greenham was a place of principle, growth and song. Often joyful, sometimes terrifying, and almost always cold. As it got harder, with constant evictions and mounting violence from a frustrated and humiliated police force, the women got more determined. It was a community with a shared purpose - to live in peace.
The primary, the fundamental, the essential purpose of the United Nations is to keep peace. Everything it does which helps prevent World War III is good. Everything which does not further that goal, either directly or indirectly, is at best superfluous.
I believe if religion brings you to a sense of peace, that's beautiful. But I also believe if religion's not your thing, that's fine, too, just so long as you're a good person and you find that one thing that leads you to peace and teaches you to have harmony with yourself and other people around you.
Some might complain that nuclear disarmament is little more than a dream. But that ignores the very tangible benefits disarmament would bring for all humankind. Its success would strengthen international peace and security. It would free up vast and much-needed resources for social and economic development. It would advance the rule of law.
I would head to the countryside for peace and silence. That would be the best way, away from panicked, hysterical people.
Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.
You have to understand that people have to pay a price for peace. If you dare to struggle, you dare to win.
The need for peace in Northern Ireland goes well beyond political stability. It now speaks to regional Europe and even global stability.
America is the world of peace and must be made the continent of its definite consequence.
You can't make war in the Middle East without Egypt and you can't make peace without Syria.
The old fun thing is when somebody typed up the first chapter of War and Peace. And then made a precis of the rest of it and sent it out and only one publisher recognized it.
When you have hope, and you have peace, you can handle anything.
I want to work for peace, not for war.
Money can come and go, and fame comes and goes. Peace of mind and a relationship with God is far more important, so this is the precedent that we've set in our lives. The bottom line is, we all die, so Jesus is the answer.
I do not want war. I am not seeking revenge, even though I can see before my eyes the great sacrifices made by the Ukrainian people. I am seeking peace and will achieve Ukraine's unity.
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