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I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace. —Helen Keller

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In turbulent, troubling times, a good marriage can be the one safe place we know we can go. Once we’ve been to that place, known that peace, we can never forget it. —William Hurt/The Accidental Tourist

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…let both sides join in the next task: creating, not a new balance of power, but a new world of law, where the strong are just and the weak secure and the peace preserved. All this will not be finished … Continue reading

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“What’s commitment got to do with a love affair? A love affair is abandon. Put the joy back in fucking. It’s got to be with a great woman though. See, Jeanne knew. She knew I’d never leave Sharon and Edith. … Continue reading

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If you want peace then live alone If you wanna hide then find a stage Each a brief but perfect home To accommodate your rage —John Popper/Look Around

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In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder, bloodshed. They produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love, five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they … Continue reading

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The Piano Tuner

The Piano Tuner By Daniel Mason This novel was really very short, and was a delightful piece all things considered. Set in the late 1880s, a piano tuner, Edgar Drake receives a commission from the British War Office to go … Continue reading

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Democracies are notorious for a tendency to obey the feelings rather than the mind; thus the nature of democracies often makes it difficult to conclude a peace after a hard-won war. Generous victors are rare. —Amos Elon

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Peace, Dear nurse of arts, plenties, and joyful births. —William Shakespeare/Henry V

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Peace puts forth her olive everywhere. —William Shakespeare/Henry IV

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