"The old interests of aristocracy - the romance of action, the exalted passions of chivalry and war - faded into the background, and their place was taken by the refined and intimate pursuits of peace and civilization."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Lytton Strachey on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Lytton Strachey on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Lytton Strachey on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Lytton Strachey on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Lytton Strachey on John Lennon
"The stability and peace which seemed to be so firmly established by the brilliant monarchy of Francis I vanished with the terrible outbreak of the Wars of Religion."