Peace is not made at the council table or by treaties, but in the hearts of men.
— Herbert Hoover

As the treaty made with the United States was the first treaty entered into by your country with other countries, therefore the President regards Japan with peculiar friendliness.
Townsend Harris treaty quote

Treaties are like roses and young girls -- they last while they last
— Charles De Gaulle

Some people suggest that the problem is the separation of powers. If you had a parliamentary system, the struggle for power would not result in such complex peace treaties that empower so many different people to pursue so many contradictory aims.
— James Q. Wilson

Treaties are like roses and young girls. They last while they last.
— treaty quotation by Charles De Gaulle