Words That Should Never Be True

“Children are dying.” Lull nodded. “That’s a succinct summary of humankind, I’d say. Who needs tomes and volumes of history? Children are dying. The injustices of the world hide in those three words.”

**Steven Erikson

Yet Still We don’t Learn

“War is God’s way of teaching Americans geography.”

**Ambrose Bierce

Fashioned Dreams

“We were emerging from the period of war, of uniforms, of women-soldiers built like boxers. I drew women-flowers, soft shoulders, fine waists like liana and wide skirts like corolla.”
**Christian Dior

Surrender Without A Struggle

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
**Sun Tzu

Let it Be Me

“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may

have peace.”

—Thomas Paine


A Good (Wo)Man

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and

let every new year find you a better man.”

–Benjamin Franklin