Topics - War


Quote 29All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.
Quote 57It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Quote 75I have not yet begun to fight! - John Paul Jones
Quote 123It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians have to get hurt in wars, otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy w...
Quote 137Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not f...
Quote 203He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him ...
Quote 212If we don't end war, war will end us. - H. G. Wells
Quote 227An unjust peace is better than a just war. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Quote 297The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
Quote 331I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.
Quote 349I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an un...
Quote 363It is well that war is so terrible. We should grow too fond of it.
Quote 390If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
Quote 407In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.
Quote 444I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.
Quote 860I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
Quote 1109No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part of the globe at every moment of time.
Quote 1317A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Quote 1691A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations. They have the best implements of war.
Quote 2363We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.
Quote 2418In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.
Quote 2516All war is deception. - Sun Tzu
Quote 3350War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
Quote 3690The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
Quote 4407There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even...
Quote 6792The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts.
Quote 7719War is the symptom, not the disease. - L. M. Heroux
Quote 7736War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing...
Quote 7816War would end if the dead could return. - Stanley Baldwin
Quote 7937When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
Quote 8097The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully.
Quote 8569Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Quote 8744War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
Quote 8878One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it.
Quote 8940Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.
Quote 8951War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory.
Quote 9045One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
Quote 9122We have been travelling through a cloud. The sky has been dark ever since the war began.
Quote 9192The first casualty when war comes is truth. - Hiram Johnson
Quote 9444War is the unfolding of miscalculations. - Barbara Tuchman
Quote 9547War makes thieves and peace hangs them. - George Herbert
Quote 9632There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Quote 9694What is the use of physicians like myself trying to help parents to bring up children healthy and happy, to have them killed in such numbers...
Quote 9757The Establishment center... has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster - a te...
Quote 10500John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only ...
Quote 10741The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
Quote 10947The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars.
Quote 11190The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.
Quote 11342Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.
Quote 11362You can't say civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way.
Quote 11479Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.
Quote 11487When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin.
Quote 11512We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars.
Quote 11566Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by ...
Quote 11674What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.
Quote 11712The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution.
Quote 11795Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.
Quote 11825There was never a good war, or a bad peace. - Benjamin Franklin
Quote 11863There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
Quote 11906It was definitely a part of our life. I mean, my mom had both her brothers and her fiancee in Vietnam at the same time, so it wasn't ju...
Quote 11945War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
Quote 12019War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man.
Quote 12048We have war when at least one of the parties to a conflict wants something more than it wants peace.
Quote 12135To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
Quote 12357Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.
Quote 12812In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.
Quote 12889We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight i...
Quote 12963Only the dead have seen the end of the war. - George Santayana
Quote 13015You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
Quote 13023Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Quote 13349Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know abou...
Quote 13365The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.
Quote 13636There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.
Quote 13786Sweat saves blood. - Erwin Rommel
Quote 13952It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war.
Quote 14069Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.