quote by Aldous Huxley

The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.

— Aldous Huxley

Proven Against War quotations

Against war quote Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

With all my devotion to the Union, and the feeling of loyalty and duty of an American citizen, I have not been able to make up my mind to raise my hand against my relative, my children, my home. I have, therefore, resigned my commission in the Army.

But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself.

Against war quote Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Let those who once fought against brothers and relatives now rightfully fight against barbarians.

Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.


When evil is allowed to compete with good, evil has an emotional populist appeal that wins out unless good men and women stand as a vanguard against abuse.

Against war quote Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.
Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

I am not carrying on a war of extermination against the Romans.

I am contending for honor and empire. My ancestors yielded to Roman valour. I am endeavouring that others, in their turn, will be obliged to yield to my good fortune, and my valour.

...he [Muhammad] declared undistinguishing and exterminating war, as a part of his religion, against all the rest of mankind...The precept of the Koran is, perpetual war against all who deny, that Mahomet is the prophet of God.

To this war of every man against every man, this also in consequent;

that nothing can be unjust. The notions of right and wrong, justice and injustice have there no place. Where there is no common power, there is no law, where no law, no injustice. Force, and fraud, are in war the cardinal virtues.

Against war quote It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.
It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.
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War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.


War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all;

but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.

Let us wage a moral and political war against war itself, so that we can cut military spending and use that money for human needs.

Against war quote Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.
Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.

We must not be surprised when we hear of murders, killings, of wars, or of hatred...If a mother can kill her own child, what is left but for us to kill each other?

If this war is not fought with the greatest brutality against the bands both in the East and in the Balkans then in the foreseeable future the strength at our disposal will not be sufficient to be able to master this plague.

Against war quote The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.
The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.

Fool!" cried the hunchback. "You fell victim to one of the classic blunders. The most famous is 'Never get involved in a land war in Asia,' but only slightly less well known is this: 'Never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line.

I am still profoundly troubled by the war in Nicaragua.

The United States launched a covert war against another nation in violation of international law, a war that was wrong and immoral.

Industry has operated against the artisan in favor of the idler, and also in favor of capital and against labor. Any mechanical invention whatsoever has been more harmful to humanity than a century of war.

Against war quote Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.
Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.
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I'm not a pacifist. I was very much for the war against Hitler and I also supported the intervention in Korea, but in this war we went in there to steal Vietnam.

The effort to blur the lines between Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib reflects a deep misunderstanding about the different legal regimes that apply to Iraq and the war against al Qaeda.


You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than live as slaves.

Against war quote Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better i
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.

Since we cannot defeat Israel in war, we do this in stages.

We take any and every territory that we can of Palestine, and establish a sovereignty there, and we use it as a springboard to take more. When the time comes, we can get the Arab nations to join us for the final blow against Israel.

Unless one lives and loves in the trenches, it is difficult to remember that the war against dehumanization is ceaseless.

In 1848, Thoreau went to jail for refusing, as a protest against the Mexican war, to pay his poll tax. When RW Emerson came to bail him out, Emerson said, 'Henry, what are you doing in there?' Thoreau quietly replied, 'Ralph, what are you doing out there?'

Against war quote No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is
No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.

War, and more wars, are helping Government to siphon the earnings of its people into its treasury for its own selfish purpose, which is to rule the people for the Government instead of for the purpose of serving the people. When will the people see that the very taxes they pay are building a power to be used against them?


The most difficult struggle of all is the one within ourselves.

Let us not get accustomed and adjusted to these conditions. The one who adjusts ceases to discriminate between good and evil. He becomes a slave in body and soul. Whatever may happen to you, remember always: Don't adjust! Revolt against the reality!

During the Vietnam War, which lasted longer than any war we've ever been in - and which we lost - every respectable artist in this country was against the war. It was like a laser beam. We were all aimed in the same direction. The power of this weapon turns out to be that of a custard pie dropped from a stepladder six feet high.

Against war quote The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.

The progressive movement against the war of occupation in Iraq is a reason for hope, as is resistance to free trade agreements in Latin America. Those are moments that we have to celebrate: that people still find the resolve and energy to resist

I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy.

We will always apply the same principles of collective security, prudent caution, and superior weaponry that enabled us to peacefully prevail in the long cold war against the Soviet Union.

Against war quote If wars can be started by lies, peace can be started by truth.
If wars can be started by lies, peace can be started by truth.

By God, we will make the fire eat up half of Isreal if it tries to do anything against Iraq.

The time has come for an all-out war against poverty.

The rich nations must use their vast resources of wealth to develop the underdeveloped, school the unschooled, and feed the unfed. Ultimately a great nation is a compassionate nation. No individual or nation can be great if it does not have a concern for "the least of these".

I have made no secret, either privately or publicly, of any sense of outrage over officially enforced military and war service. I regard it as a duty of conscience to fight against such barbarous enslavement of the individual with every means available.

The revolution is the war of liberty against its enemies.

The constitution is the rule of liberty against its enemies. The constitution is the rule of liberty when victorious and peaceable.

Government is waging war against the people.

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