ETC Quotes 7/9/2007

We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security. – Dwight David Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States, 1890-1969
I have named the destroyers of nations: comfort, plenty, and security – out of which grow a bored and slothful cynicism, in which rebellion against the world as it is, and myself as I am, are submerged in listless self-satisfaction. – John Steinbeck,  American novelist, Nobel Prize for Literature for 1962, 1902-1968  
The only security for the American people today, or for any people, is to be found through the control of force rather than the use of force. – Norman Cousins, American essayist and editor, long associated with the Saturday Review, 1912-1990 
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous. – William Proxmire 
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. – Groucho Marx, American comedian, actor and singer, 1890-1977  
In war, there are no unwounded soldiers. – Jose Narosky


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