"Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding."
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Albert Einstein
(1879-1955) Physicist and Professor, Nobel Prize 1921
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"Understanding" that aggression will be met with superior fire power. That's the reality.
 -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    J Carlton, exactly right.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    I don't understand this quote... let's have a war!
     -- Matthew, Peoples Republik of Kalifornia     
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    (-; Mathew ;-) I like it.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    I think this says a lot: "Of the four wars in my lifetime none came about because the U.S. was too strong." - Ronald Reagan
     -- SCSURFR, La Mirada     
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    As long as someone is holding power over another, there cannot be peace. Don't confuse submission with peace. SCSURFR has a point -- as long as there is concentrated power in the hands of those that seek dominion over others, there cannot be peace. As Jefferson said, I prefer dangerous liberty to a peaceful slavery. Understanding that we live in a world in which we must defend ourselves against predators can keep those predators at bay (and thus live peacefully); however, to think that one day there will be no more predators is a Utopian dream.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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