On war, patriotism, etc.

"In war, truth is the first casualty." Aeschylus

"No matter what political reasons are given for war, the underlying reason is always economic." A. J. P. Taylor

"Force always attracts men of low morality." Albert Einstein

"What the people want is very simple - they want an America as good as its promise." Barbara Jordan

"Those who give up essential liberties for temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." Benjamin Franklin

"We Americans have no commission from God to police the world." Benjamin Harrison

"True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else." Clarence Darrow

"Chauvinism is a proud and bellicose form of patriotism...which equates the national honor with military victory."

" The dangerous patriot...is a defender of militarism and its ideals of war and glory." Colonel James A. Donovan, Marine Corps

"When the largest industry in the world is no longer War, I will accept Darwin's theory of Evolution." Dale S. Mugford

"There is nothing politically right that is morally wrong." Daniel O'Connell

"Wisdom is better than weapons of war: but one sinner destroyeth much good." Ecclesiastes 9:18

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

"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army." Edward Everett

"If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace." Thomas Paine