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Sweet is war to those who know it not. Pindar

It is only necessary to make war with five things;
with the maladies of the body,
the ignorances of the mind,
with the passions of the body,
with the seditions of the city
and the discords of families.-- Pythagoras

Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come. -- Carl Sandburg

Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
-- Mahatma Gandhi

We should not march into Baghdad ... To occupy Iraq would instantly shatter our coalition, turning the whole Arab world against us, and make a broken tyrant into a latter-day Arab hero ... assigning young soldiers to a fruitless hunt for a securely entrenched dictator and condemning them to fight in what would be an unwinnable urban guerrilla war. It could only plunge that part of the world into even greater instability. Ð George H. W. Bush, 41st U. S. President from "A World Transformed," 1998

As long as there are men, there will be wars. -- Albert Einstein

Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad. -- Euripides

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