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135 War Quotes

You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.

Albert Einstein Quotes

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I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein Quotes

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If war is ever lawful, then peace is sometimes sinful

C.S. Lewis Quotes

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The more you sweat in peacetime, the less you bleed during war.

Chinese Proverbs Quotes

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The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.

General George S. Patton Quotes

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'Twas in Trafalgar's bay The saucy Frenchmen lay.

Samuel James Adams Quotes , Source: Trafalgar Bay

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If I am asked what we are fighting for, I can reply in two sentences. In the first place, to fulfil a solemn international obligation . . . an obligation of honor which no self-respecting man could possibly have repudiated. I say, secondly, we are fighting to vindicate the principle that small nationalities are not to be crushed in defiance of international good faith at the arbitrary will of a strong and overmastering Power.

Rt. Hon. Herbert Henry Asquith Quotes , Source: Statement, to House of Commons, Declaration of War with Germany, Aug. 4, 1914

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All's fair in love and war.

Francis Edward Smedley Quotes

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And always we had wars, and more wars, and still other wars — all over Europe, all over the world. 'Sometimes in the private interest of royal families,' Satan said, 'sometimes to crush a weak nation; but never a war started by the aggressor for any clean purpose — there is no such war in the history of the race.

Mark Twain Quotes

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When war is declared, truth is the first casualty.

Arthur Ponsonby Quotes

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It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians have to get hurt in wars, otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy way to rid the human race of unneeded trash.

Fred Woodworth Quotes

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There is a time for all things, a time to preach and a time to pray, but those times have passed away. There is a time to fight, and that time has now come.

Peter Muhlenberg Quotes

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Where is the indignation about the fact that the United States and Soviet Union have accumulated thirty thousand pounds of destructive force for every human being in the world?

Norman Cousins Quotes

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Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.

Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes

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No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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The bomb that fell on Hiroshima fell on America too. It fell on no city, no munition plants, no docks. It erased no church, vaporized no public buildings, reduced no man to his atomic elements. But it fell, it fell.

Hermann Hagedorn Quotes

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In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.

Ernest Hemingway Quotes

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War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man.

Napoleon Hill Quotes

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War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.

John Stuart Mill Quotes

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A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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We make war that we may live in peace.

Aristides ("The Just") Quotes , Source: referring to proposal to destroy Xerxes' bridge of ships over the Hellespont

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Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy.

Anonymous Quotes

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And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

The Bible Quotes

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Don't one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes.

Colonel Samuel Prescott Quotes

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We have war when at least one of the parties to a conflict wants something more than it wants peace.

Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Quotes

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