I hate it when they say, He gave his life for his country. Nobody gives

I hate it when they say, “He gave his life for his country.” Nobody gives their life for anything. We steal the lives of these kids. We take it away from them. They don’t die for the honor and glory of their country. We kill them.

~Admiral Gene LaRocque
War is rich old men protecting their wealth by sending lower and middle-class young men off to die.

“War is rich old men protecting their wealth by sending lower and middle-class young men off to die.”

~George Carlin
To destroy is still the strongest instinct in nature.

“To destroy is still the strongest instinct in nature.”

~Max Beerbohm
Imagine a world where Nations find the search for life in the Universe more interesting than the taking of life on Earth.

“Imagine a world where Nations find the search for life in the Universe more interesting than the taking of life on Earth.”

~Neil deGrasse Tyson
If you avoid conflict to keep the peace, you start a war inside yourself.

“If you avoid conflict to keep the peace, you start a war inside yourself.”

~Cheryl Richardson
One day we will realize that big hearts will bring us more peace than big weapons.

“One day we will realize that big hearts will bring us more peace than big weapons.”

~A.D. Williams

“Two armies that fight each other is like one large army that commits suicide.”

~Henri Barbusse

“How can you have a war on terrorism when war itself is terrorism?”

~Howard Zinn

“In the struggle between the stone and water, in time, the water wins.”

~Japanese proverb

“We killed each other with our hands, then with stones, then arrows and swords, to bullets, now bombs. Yet our spiritual advancement seems to decline, while our ability to kill one another increases.
Are we evolved? Are we civilized?

~Unknown

“Only the dead have seen the end of war.”

~Plato

“There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.”

~Howard Zinn

“The nuclear arms race is like two sworn enemies standing waist deep in gasoline, one with three matches, the other with five.”

~Carl Sagan

“If you cannot resolve your problems in peace, you can’t solve them with war.”

~Somalian Proverb

“The greatest crimes in the world are not committed by people breaking the rules but by people following the rules. It's people who follow orders that drop bombs and massacre villages.”

~Banksy

"An army of sheep, led by a lion, is better than an army of lions, led by a sheep."

~Alexander the Great

“It is better to stand and fight. If you run, you'll only die tired.”

~A Viking saying

"There are some people who always seem angry and continuously look for conflict. Walk away from these people. The battle they're are fighting isn't with you, it's with themselves."

~Unknown

“Be selective in your battles, sometimes peace is better than being right”

~Unknown

“Nobody is perfect and nobody deserves to be perfect. Nobody has it easy, everybody has issues. You never know what people are going through. So pause before you start judging, criticizing or mocking others. Everybody is fighting their own unique war...”

~Unknown

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

~George S. McGovern