Peacebuilding gets us away from the negative connotations of making peace as making nice. There is nothing superficial about the task of building peace because we need to think about the foundation, which means that we must unearth all of those things that make the project unstable. We have to deal with the hidden tensions, expose conflicts, and address their causes.

Ellen Ott Marshall in Choosing Peace through Daily Practices by Ellen Ott Marshall, editor