Posts Tagged: war

War and Peace

“The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of common man.” -William Beveridge

War and Peace

“The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of common man.” -William Beveridge

Drawn lines lead to drawn swords

“Borders are scratched across the hearts of men, by strangers with a calm, judicial pen, and when the borders bleed we watch with dread the lines of ink along the map turn red” -Marya Mannes

Drawn lines lead to drawn swords

“Borders are scratched across the hearts of men, by strangers with a calm, judicial pen, and when the borders bleed we watch with dread the lines of ink along the map turn red” -Marya Mannes

A world gone wrong

“The world today doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?” -Pablo Picasso

A world gone wrong

“The world today doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?” -Pablo Picasso

Gee Brain, what do you want to do tonight?

“Just because some of us can read and write and do a little math, that doesn’t mean we deserve to conquer the universe.” -Kurt Vonnegut

Gee Brain, what do you want to do tonight?

“Just because some of us can read and write and do a little math, that doesn’t mean we deserve to conquer the universe.” -Kurt Vonnegut

Liberty, peace, justice

“Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty. Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace. Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice.” -Lyn Yutang

Liberty, peace, justice

“Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty. Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace. Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice.” -Lyn Yutang

Making war like you make love

“To wage a war for a purely moral reason is as absurd as to ravish a woman for a purely moral reason” -Henry Louis Mencken

Making war like you make love

“To wage a war for a purely moral reason is as absurd as to ravish a woman for a purely moral reason” -Henry Louis Mencken

Forgive, but don’t forget

“A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished.” -Friedrich von Schiller

Forgive, but don’t forget

“A merely fallen enemy may rise again, but the reconciled one is truly vanquished.” -Friedrich von Schiller

Our delicate reality

“You think that a wall as solid as the earth separates civilization from barbarism. I tell you the division is a thread, a sheet of glass. A touch here, a push there, and you bring back the reign of Saturn.”

Our delicate reality

“You think that a wall as solid as the earth separates civilization from barbarism. I tell you the division is a thread, a sheet of glass. A touch here, a push there, and you bring back the reign of Saturn.”

Love thy neighbor

“Man’s greatest blunder has been in trying to make peace with the skies instead of making peace with his neighbors” -Elbert Hubbard

Love thy neighbor

“Man’s greatest blunder has been in trying to make peace with the skies instead of making peace with his neighbors” -Elbert Hubbard

a history of violence

The dinosaurs lived during a period of time where the world was a violent and tumultuous place.  Mostly due in part to their violent nature and predatorial instincts, every moment of their existence was filled with the very real possibility

a history of violence

The dinosaurs lived during a period of time where the world was a violent and tumultuous place.  Mostly due in part to their violent nature and predatorial instincts, every moment of their existence was filled with the very real possibility

The high co$t of war

“In our Country . . . one class of men makes war and leaves another to fight it out.” -William Tecumseh Sherman

The high co$t of war

“In our Country . . . one class of men makes war and leaves another to fight it out.” -William Tecumseh Sherman

The diplomacy of violence

“War is cruelty. There’s no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.” “If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and

The diplomacy of violence

“War is cruelty. There’s no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.” “If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and