Anti-War Quote Book
About the Book
With words of wisdom by everyone from Socrates and Thomas Jefferson to Anne Frank, Alice Walker, Martin Luther King Jr., and Bono, The Anti-War Quote Book features more than 250 inspiring and thought-provoking arguments for peace. Here’s just a small sample:
–On propaganda: “The first casualty, when war comes, is truth.”-Hiram Johnson
–On empires: “Government is a tool, like a hammer. You can use a hammer to build with or you can use a hammer to destroy with.”-Molly Ivins
–On victory: “One is left with the horrible feeling that war settles nothing, that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one.”-Agatha Christie
–On peace: “I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it.”-Dwight D. Eisenhower
Featuring a big, bold graphic design, archival photographs of peace rallies, and images of classic protest posters from around the world, The Anti-War Quote Book is guaranteed to fuel conversations as the election of 2008 unfolds.
ERIC GROVES, SR., is a lifelong pacifist who lives in California.