Quick Quotes 39: War

Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.
-- Isaac Asimov

He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice. -- Albert Einstein

We all keep quiet and they try to convince us that what we've seen, what we've done, what we've learned about ourselves and about others, is an illusion, a passing nightmare... nobody has the courage to understand them until there are no voices left to tell what happened... and they return, with another face and another name, to devour what they left behind. -- Carlos Ruiz Safon

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