To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilisation.
War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.
To an ordinary human being, love means nothing if it does not mean loving some people more than others.
There is hardly such a thing as a war in which it makes no difference who wins. Nearly always one stands more or less for progress, the other side more or less for reaction.
The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. After all, the chances are that those lies, or at any rate similar lies, will pass into history.