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Conflict cannot survive without your participation.

Dr. Wayne Dyer

Nothing except a battle lost can be half as melancholy as a battle won.

Duke of Wellington

Preventive war was an invention of Hitler. Frankly, I would not even listen to anyone seriously that came and talked about such a thing.

Dwight D. Eisenhower
from 1953

We seek peace, knowing that peace is the climate of freedom.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Disarmament, with mutual honor and confidence, is a continuing imperative.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Together we must learn how to compose difference, not with arms, but with intellect and decent purpose.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

This world of ours...must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

How far can you go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without?

Dwight D. Eisenhower

War settles nothing.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

When people speak to you about a preventive war, you tell them to go and fight it. After my experience, I have come to hate war.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

You can't have this kind of war. There just aren't enough bulldozers to scrape the bodies off the streets.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.

E. B. White

Wisdom is better than weapons of war.

Ecclesiastes 9:18

Tyrants seldom want pretexts.

Edmund Burke

I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people.

Edmund Burke

A Patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.

Edward Abbey

A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.

Edward Abbey

Our "neoconservatives" are neither new nor conservative, but old as Babylon and evil as Hell.

Edward Abbey
A naturalist and author, Abbey lived from 1927-1989.

The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other--instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.

Edward Abbey
A naturalist and author, Abbey lived from 1927-1989.
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