Peace is a never ending process… It cannot ignore our differences or overlook our common interests. It requires us to work and live together.
From 1836, down to last year, there is no proof of the Government having any confidence in the duration of peace, or possessing increased security against war.
Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy.
Peace and friendship with all mankind is our wisest policy, and I wish we may be permitted to pursue it.