Is War Worth It?

Is War Really Worth It?
Chrystal Quackenbush
The number of child soldiers in the world has been rising
since 1988.
In developing countries, children as young as 5 are
given weapons and are forced to fight.
These children are also used to cook, lay explosives,
and are sexually abused.
“I hope that one day we will resolve the frictions of our differences
without having to kill and having to destroy though conflict.”
– Romeo Dallaire
“All it takes is one person to start a great movement.”
–Private J.R. Martinez
“If you’re not curious, you’re never going to learn.”
–Larry King
“I found my voice. And my voice is strong. You have your voices too and
together our voices are strong, powerful, and loud. United, we are one
–Molly Burke
There were 16.7 million refugees worldwide at the
end of 2013,
"What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the
homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of
totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?"
- Mahatma Gandhi
“It is not what life does to you, it is what you do with the life that has been
handed to you. We are able to overcome challenges, find solution, and leave
a good legacy behind.”
- Rick Hansen
“The time has come. We must make special effort to promote warmheartedness and compassion.”
- The Dalailama
“In the face of all the challenges and all the disasters and bad news there is
tremendous hope.”
- Philippe Cousteau
"Only the dead have seen the end of war."
- Plato
“If young people ran the world, we’d have a kinder, more
compassionate world.”
–Pinball Clemons
“As soon as you find out what causes the problem, you have to
say, ‘I’m going to make my life a revolution and change these
– Patch Adams
"There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for."
- Albert Camus
“With togetherness you have the strength to change the world.”
– Jackson Nirvana
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of
an army of sheep led by a lion.
-Alexander the Great
“War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength."
- George Orwell, 1984
"It's easier to be ignorant and say I don't know about the problem. But
once you know, once you've seen it in their eyes, then you have a
responsibility to do something. There is strength in numbers, and if we all
work together as a team, we can be unstoppable."
- Craig Kielburger
I Never Got To See My Child's Birth
I Never Got To Say Goodbye
He Was Never The Same
She Was Never The Same
They Were Never The Same
More than 650,000 men and women from Canada
served during the First World War. More than
66,000 gave their lives and over 172,000 were
Around 3,000 Aboriginal Canadians volunteered to serve in
the Second World War.
More than one million Canadians served in the Second
World War. More than 45,000 gave their lives and
another 55,000 were wounded.
More than 26,000 Canadians served in the Korean War.
They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children