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Youth is the first victim of war; the first fruit of peace. It takes 20 years or more of peace to make a man; it takes only 20 seconds of war to destroy him. - Baudouin I


Five enemies of peace inhabit with us, avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace. - Francesco Petrarch


Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. War is peace. - George Orwell


If virtue promises happiness, prosperity and peace, then progress in virtue is progress in each of these for to whatever point the perfection of anything brings us, progress is always an approach toward it. - Epictetus


If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War. - George Washington


If you want peace, prepare for war! [La., Si vis pacem, para bellum] - Vegetius [Flavius Vegetius Renatus]


There may be peace without joy, and joy without peace, but the two combined make happiness. - John Buchan


Eternally, woman spills herself away in driblets to the thirsty, seldom being allowed the time, the quiet, the peace, to let the pitcher fill up to the brim. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh


In peace prepare for war, in war prepare for peace. The art of war is of vital importance to the state. It is matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence under no circumstances can it be neglected. (The Art of War) - Sun Tzu [Sunzi]