If peace cannot be maintained with honour then it is not peace.
Lord John Russell
Preparation for war is the sweet guaranty for peace.
Theodore Roosevelt 1897
As Assistant Secretary of the Navy, calling for rearmament.
I wanted to avoid violence. Non-violence is the first article of my faith. It is also the last article of my creed.
Mahatma Gandhi 10/03/1922
Statement at his trial for sedition after organising a campaign of mass civil disobedience against British rule.
Peace must now be saved, and with it the world.
Sir Henry Channon 28/09/1938
Supporting Chamberlain's appeasement policy
Lord Salisbury and myself have brought you peace - but a peace i hope with honour.
Benjamin Disraeli 07/1878
Returning from the Congress of Berlin.
Every Conservative desires peace. The threat to peace comes from Communism which has powerful forces ready to attack anywhere. Communism waits for weakness, it leaves strength alone. Britain must therefore be strong, strong in her arms, strong in her faith, strong in her own way of life.
Margaret Thatcher 1950
Dartford election leaflet, 1950