Buddhist Thoughts...

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Date: Sep 6th, 2007 5:12:42 pm - Subscribe
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To my mind, to kill in war is not a whit better than to commit ordinary murder. ...Albert Einstein

My pacifism is not based on any intellectual theory but on a deep antipathy to every form of cruelty and hatred. ...Albert Einstein

Nothing will end war unless the people refuse to go to war. ...Albert Einstein

"I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones." ...Albert Einstein

All wars are wars among thieves who are too cowardly to fight and who therefore induce the young manhood of the whole world to do the fighting for them. ...Emma Goldman

"In peace sons bury fathers, but war violates the order of nature, and fathers bury sons." ...Herodotus

The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own. ...Aldous Huxley

Everything in war is barbaric. But the worst barbarity of war is that it forces men collectively to commit acts against which individually they would revolt with their whole being. ...Ellen Key

"How is the world ruled and led to war? Diplomats lie to journalists and believe these lies when they see them in print." ...Karl Kraus, Die letzte Nacht, 1918

The way to prevent war is to bend every energy toward preventing it, not to proceed by the dubious indirection of preparing for it. ...Max Lerner

There is no honorable way to kill, no gentle way to destroy. There is nothing good in war. Except its ending. ...Abraham Lincoln

I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in. ...George McGovern

Those who give the orders are not the ones to die The people who are doing the work and the fighting and the dying, and those who are doing the talking, are not all the same people. ...Katherine Anne Porter
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