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No great dependence is to be placed on the eagerness of young soldiers for action...fighting is agreeable to those who are strangers to it.
Modern war and modern civilisation are utterly incompatible...one or the other must go.
Brittain was a British WWII-era anti-area-bombing activist. Quote from "Among the Dead Cities," by A.C. Grayling (Walker & Co., 2006).
Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.
It would be easier to subjugate the entire universe through force than the minds of a single village.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
To the wicked, everything serves as pretext.
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
A standing army is a standing menace to liberty.
The time has come to stop beating our heads against stone walls under the illusion that we have been appointed policeman to the human race.
War is the only game in which both sides lose.
We have met the enemy and he is us.
Cartoonist, notably of "Pogo." lived 1913-1973.
Make it plain that you have no time for war, that you have more important things to do....let the diplomats and marshals of the earth shoot each other.
from 'Listen, Little Man'
Freedom is not nurtured by nations preparing for war.
The Central Intelligence Agency owns everyone of any significance in the major media.
as quoted by Dave McGowan in his book "Derailing Democracy"
War's a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at.
The cry has been that when war is declared, all opposition should be hushed. A sentiment more unworthy of a free country could hardly be propagated.
So long as the deceit ran along quiet and monotonous, all of us let ourselves be deceived, abetting it unawares or maybe through cowardice...
from his book "As I Lay Dying"
If you want war, nourish a doctrine. Doctrines are the most frightful tyrants to which men ever are subject...
If [America] becomes militant, it will be because its people choose to become such; it will be because they think that war and warlikeness are desirable.
The right to revolt has sources deep in our history.
Supreme Court Justice Douglas lived 1898-1980.
Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.
Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves.
The greatest crime since World War II has been US foreign policy.
William Ramsey Clark was US Attorney General under Lyndon B. Johnson
The statesman who yields to war fever...is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events.