Sunday, May 27, 2012

Quotes for the Day

"The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions."
~Robert Lynd

"No more wars, no more bloodshed. Peace unto you. Shalom, salaam, forever."
~Menachem Begin

"They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more."

"Wars are not acts of God. They are caused by man, by man-made institutions, by the way in which man has organized his society. What man has made, man can change."
~Frederick Moore Vinson

"You don't make peace with friends.  You make it with very unsavory enemies."
~Yitzhak Rabin

"There is no way to peace; peace is the way."
~A. J. Muste

"I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, 'Mother, what was war?'"
~Eve Merriam

"A great war leaves the country with three armies - an army of cripples, an army of mourners, and an army of thieves."
~German proverb

1 comment:

ecogrrl said...

Really powerful. The first one knocked it out of the park. I have views on war and military that most of my friends don't share and this post made me grateful.