The act of restoring or bringing back to a former place, station, or condition; the fact of being restored; renewal; reestablishment; as, the restoration of friendship between enemies; the restoration of peace after war.
The state of being restored; recovery of health, strength, etc.; as, restoration from sickness.
America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration. Warren G. Harding
We can't just rail against crime. We must speak of the root problems - devastating family breakup, an insidious culture of violence that cheapens human life, skyrocketing prisoner recidivism rates that rob our communities of husbands and fathers - and recognize that there is a societal role in rehabilitation and restoration. Frank Wolf
The work of community, love, reconciliation, restoration is the work we cannot leave up to politicians. This is the work we are all called to do. Shane Claiborne
The pattern of the prodigal is: rebellion, ruin, repentance, reconciliation, restoration. Edwin Louis Cole
What the detective story is about is not murder but the restoration of order. P. D. James