Quotes on the Evil of War.

October 22, 2007

“An Atlas, whose back is bowed and whose hands are busy holding up the world, has no arms to lift to deal with his own defense. Increase his burdens and you will crush him…This is our present posture…This suggestions I make…would…conserve American lives for American ends.” – Murray Rothbard

“War is the health of the state.” Randolph Bourne

“Preventative war was an invention of Hitler. Frankly, I would not even listen to anyone seriously that came and talked about such a thing.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower

The most fundamental purpose of government is defense, not empire. – Joseph Sobran (1995)

War is just one more big government program. – Joseph Sobran

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none. – Thomas Jefferson

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Libertarian Quotes from Thomas Jefferson

October 18, 2007

I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it. – Thomas Jefferson

Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none. –Thomas Jefferson

When the people fear their government, their is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty. -Thomas Jefferson

The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground. –Thomas Jefferson

The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it always to be kept alive. -Thomas Jefferson

I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. -Thomas Jefferson Read the rest of this entry »