Some Random Thoughts on the Eve of a Necessary Action
“To secure peace is to prepare for war.”
-Karl von Clausewitz

“We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.”
-Dwight David Eisenhower

“The peace we seek to win is not victory over any other people, but the peace that comes with healing in its wings; with compassion for those who have suffered; with understanding for those who have opposed us; with the opportunity for all the peoples of this Earth to choose their own destiny.”
-Richard M. Nixon

“If peace is equated simply with the absence of war, it can become abject pacifism that turns the world over to the most ruthless.”
-Henry Kissinger

“You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.”
-Malcolm X

“Even peace may be purchased at too high a price. “
-Benjamin Franklin