speak (one's) piece

(redirected from speaks peace)

speak (one's) piece

To share one's views or opinions out loud. Look, just give me five minutes to speak my piece, and then I'll leave you alone. You had your chance to speak your piece—now it's Sarah's turn.
See also: piece, speak

speak one's piece

Also, say one's piece. Say what one thinks, or what one usually says or is expected to say. For example, All right, you've spoken your piece; now let someone else have a turn. The piece in this expression alludes to a memorized poem or speech of the kind recited in a classroom. [Mid-1900s]
See also: piece, speak
References in periodicals archive ?
Out of God's great love for us flows the continuing work of Jesus through the Advocate, who turns all of our haunting "ifs" to "whens," who continues to guide us and encourage us, and who speaks peace and comfort to every anxiety and Fear we struggle with, so that we can boldly go out and love one another with the very same love with which Jesus loves LLS.
Just sitting there quietly and listening and looking, I'm thinking, "It doesn't get any better than this." The garden speaks peace and contentment, and the results of our labours are tangible and pleasing.
He speaks peace to the Westerners but war to the Arabs.