by Lawrence J. J. Leonard
There is no substitute for peace in a world of conflict.
The universe will eventually come to rest and then
the Creator will declare peace for all time.
But for now, we mostly just talk about it.
Enjoy this breakdown of how we weave “peace” in and out of our daily conversations:
Peace be with you
Peace! Be still!
(A) Peace bond ( a legal order to be on good behavior)
(The) Peace Corps (US government volunteer program, established 1961)
Peace demonstrations (protest marches during Vietnam War)
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you.” (John 14:27)
Peace in our time
Peace like a river (Leif Enger, 2001 young adult fiction)
Peace lily (Spathiphyllum)
Peace necklace (Hawaiian puka shells)
Peace, not War!
Peace of mind
Peace on all in this house
Peace on Earth
Peace on Earth to men of Goodwill
Peace pipe (Native American ceremonial pipe smoked in special circumstances)
Peace Rock (cliff-diving spot in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania)
Peace under stress and grace under pressure
Peace without victory
Peace – Joy – Love
Peace – Love – Happiness
Peace – Love – Understanding
Peace and Liberty
“Peace and Long Life.” – “Live Long and Prosper.” (Vulcan greeting and response)
Peace and Love
Peace and Quiet
Peace and Security
Peace and Serenity
Peace and Tranquility
War and Peace (Leo Tolstoy, 1869 serialized writings, translated 1899)
A fragile peace
A message of peace
Breach the peace
Bring peace to the world
Convair B-36 Peacemaker (USAF piston engine intercontinental nuclear bomber)
Disturbing the peace
“Give peace a chance!” (John Lennon, 1969 Plastic Ono Band)
In a times of peace . . . (Declaration of Independence)
Justice of the Peace
(The) King of Peace (The name above every other name)
Know justice? Know peace. – No Justice? No peace!
Leave me in peace!
Make peace with your G_d
Man of peace
May the peace of G_d be with you.
Nobel Peace Prize (established 1901)
Pipes of Peace (Paul McCartney, 1983 album)
Pray for peace
Rest in peace
Rust in Peace (Megadeath, 1990 album)
Sacrifice the peace
Singing songs of peace
Sleep in heavenly peace
Standing in a Peace Zone
States have full power to conclude peace . . . (Declaration of Independence)
The Peace Movement (nuclear disarmament 1960s and 1970s)
The Peace of Christ be with you.
The long-awaited peacemaker
This is the Peace Zone
Visualize world peace (whirled peas)
Voices of peace
Wearing a peace button
We come in peace.
“What’s so funny ’bout peace, love and understanding?” (Elvis Costello. 1974 song)
Woman of peace
“We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.”
~William Gladstone (1809-1898)
Copyright © 1960-2017 Lawrence J. J. Leonard All rights reserved.
P.S. Leonard Simon Nimoy (SPOK) – we MISS you!