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2/10/2005

Quotable Quotes

Antiwar.com is having a fundraiser to keep the site afloat. (Hat tip to Wolcott, as if he needed it.) Anyone who can afford it should consider donating.

There is lots of cool stuff on the site, including a list of war-related quotes. Among them:

War is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious.

~General Smedley Butler



Death has a tendency to encourage a depressing view of war.

~Donald Rumsfeld



After every ''victory'' you have more enemies.

~Jeanette Winterson



The de facto role of the US armed forces will be to keep the world safe for our economy and open to our cultural assault.

~Major Ralph Peters, US Military



Everybody's worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way: stop participating in it.

~Noam Chomsky



Look at you in war...There has never been a just one, never an honorable one, on the part of the instigator of the war.

~Mark Twain



A man who says that no patriot should attack the war until it is over...is saying no good son should warn his mother of a cliff until she has fallen.

~G. K. Chesterton



Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac.

~George Orwell


and my personal favorite, from one of the greatest men who has ever lived:


Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.

~Albert Einstein


That one might have to be posted here permanently.

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