2010 – 3rd Grade 4th Place Winner

Miranda Garcia, Virginia.

Is the Pen Mightier than the Sword?



The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
-Martin Luther King Jr.

My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth
-George Washington

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
-George Washington

Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
-Adolf Hitler

Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.
-Abraham Lincoln

My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
-Abraham Lincoln

We love death. The U.S. loves life. that is the difference between us two.
Osama bin Laden

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
-Barack Obama

The United States is not, and never will be, at war with Islam.
-Barack Obama

Bombs do not choose. They will hit everyrthing
-Nikita Khrushchev

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.
-John F. Kennedy

A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.
-John F. Kennedy

We are ready to sacrifice our souls, our children and our families so as not to give up Iraq. We say this so no one will think that America is capable of breaking the will of the Iraqis with its weapons.
-Saddam Hussein

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
-Martin Luther King Jr

Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon, which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. it is a sword that heals.
-Martin Luther King Jr.

four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
-Napoleon Bonaparte

War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiples, instead of indemnifying losses.
-Thomas Jefferson

Hate is more lasting than dislike.
-Adolf Hitler

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