“We cannot control the way people interpret our ideas or thoughts, but we can control the words and tones we choose to convey them. Peace is built on understanding, and wars are built on misunderstandings. Never underestimate the power of a single word, and never recklessly throw around words. One wrong word, or misinterpretedContinue reading “We can control the words”
“Women more than men can strip war of its glamour and its out-of-date heroisms and patriotisms, and see it as a demon of destruction and hideous wrong.” – Lillian Wald, reformer and peace activist, 1914
“There never was a good war, or a bad peace.” — Benjamin Franklin, Letter to Josiah Quincy (1783).