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Since 1980, we've used reconciliation 22 times, and out of those times, Republicans used it 16 times. So, earth to my Republican friends, you can have your option but you cannot change these facts. They're in the Congressional Record.
Jean de la Bruyère
French writer 1645-16960
The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist 1926-0
The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-20070
The world is not dialectical - it is sworn to extremes, not to equilibrium, sworn to radical antagonism, not to reconciliation or synthesis. This is also the principle of evil.
Mary Elizabeth Braddon
English novelist 1835-19150
There can be no reconciliation where there is no open warfare. There must be a battle, a brave boisterous battle, with pennants waving and cannon roaring, before there can be peaceful treaties and enthusiastic shaking of hands.
True security is based on people's welfare - on a thriving economy, on strong public health and education programmes, and on fundamental respect for our common humanity. Development, peace, disarmament, reconciliation and justice are not separate from security; they help to underpin it.
Women must be the spokesmen for a new humanity arising out of the reconciliation of spirit and body.