28 July, 2005

Naturally, the common people don't want war, but they can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. Tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and endangering the country. It works the same in every country.

-Herman Gorting
Hitler's Reichsmarchall at the Nueremberg Trials

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

yikes! scary words that eerily reflect certain events of our time, huh?

btw, absolutely love the georgew countdown in your sidebar!!!

-patty

Amy H said...

"...what a disturbing wild life around me: nothing but drums, cannons, men, misery of all sorts. Pity I do not understand the art of war as well as I do the art of music..."
-- Beethoven as Napoleon attacked Vienna in 1809.

Truer words have not been spoken. Humanity has run amuck for too long. I groan in waiting for something better, more whole, more peaceful.