peace and quiet
Tranquillity and freedom from disturbance. This phrase's redundancy—quiet here does not mean “lack of sound” but “peacefulness”—gives added emphasis. It often is used in wishes for this condition, as in All I want is a little peace and quiet. [Mid-1800s]
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Domestically, the prime minister maintains the dubious line that he is the only man who can keep the still-fragile peace.
They called for peace, reconciliation, and the safe return of Father Gregorio.
When Marvin tells this story, he gets quiet, and you can see the way it must have been.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
My son,” said Grabantak one evening to Chingatok, “if we are henceforth to live in peace, why not unite and become one nation?The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Impressed by the lugubrious scene, Aguinaldo yielded, and the next day peace negotiations were opened.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Above all, he was amazed to hear me talk of a mercenary standing army in the midst of peace and among a free people.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement