War quote by Cicero

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An unjust peace is better than a just war
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"An unjust peace is better than a just war"

- Cicero

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This quote by Cicero suggests that it is much better to accept an unjust peace than to engage in a just war. This suggests that war, even when it is simply, is a horrible thing and needs to be avoided if possible. It recommends that peace, even if it is not ideal, is more suitable to the destruction and suffering that war brings. This quote can be translated as a require diplomacy and compromise, rather than resorting to violence. It is a tip that war should be a last option, which it is better to look for a serene resolution to disputes. It likewise implies that justice is not constantly served in war, which it is much better to accept an unfair peace than to risk the damage of war.

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Cicero This quote is written / told by Cicero between 106 BC and 43 BC. He was a famous Philosopher from Rome, the quote is categorized under the topic War. The author also have 129 other quotes.

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