November 16, 2004

War's Shocking Fact

The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these human beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder and be murdered in quarrels not their own.
---Alduos Huxley (1894 - 1963)

Source: Military Encounters: Quotations on War & Peace edited by Robert Edwards, Barnes & Noble Books 2004 ISBN 0-7607-6324-0

Posted by niganit at November 16, 2004 7:08 PM
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