Friday, May 24, 2013

Thomas Paine on war, 1778

"If there is a sin superior to every other, it is that of willful and offensive war....he who is the author of war, lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death."
Thomas Paine March 21, 1778 in his pamplet "The Crisis"

Courtesy of Amy Goodman in her "Democracy Now!" column today, 5/24/2013.