May 31, 2021

Will Rogers on Memorial Day

A sure certainty about our Memorial days is
as fast as the ranks from one war thin out,
the ranks from another take their place.
Prominent men run out of Decoration Day speeches,
but the world never runs out of wars.
People talk peace, but men give their life's work to war.
I won't talk peace until there is as much brains
and scientific study put to aid peace as there is
to promote wars.