Good quotes about War: Some of the best great quotes about War

Good quotes about War: Some of the best great quotes about War

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. – John Adams

John Dalton’s records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war. – Isaac Asimov

If it’s natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how? – Joan Baez

War would end if the dead could return. – Stanley Baldwin

A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon. – Napoleon Bonaparte

Ours 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 about living. – Omar N. Bradley

The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts. – Omar N. Bradley

Traditional nationalism cannot survive the fissioning of the atom. One world or none. – Stuart Chase

We 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 in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender. – Winston Churchill

An unjust peace is better than a just war. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Are bombs the only way of setting fire to the spirit of a people? Is the human will as inert as the past two world-wide wars would indicate? – Gregory Clark

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

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die. – Salvador Dali

There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever. – Thomas A. Edison

The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one. – Albert Einstein

He 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 the spinal cord would suffice. – Albert Einstein

We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it. – Henry Ellis

Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head. – Euripides

War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead! – David G. Farragut

All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers. – Francois Fenelon

There was never a good war, or a bad peace. – Benjamin Franklin

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations. – David Friedman

Up men to your posts! Don’t forget today that you are from old Virginia. – George Pickett Gettysburg

I have never advocated war except as a means of peace. – Ulysses S. Grant

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime. – Ernest Hemingway

In modern war… you will die like a dog for no good reason. – Ernest Hemingway

War makes thieves and peace hangs them. – George Herbert

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

The victor will never be asked if he told the truth. – Adolf Hitler

Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die. – Herbert Hoover

The first casualty when war comes is truth. – Hiram Johnson

I have not yet begun to fight! – John Paul Jones

One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society… shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today. – John F. Kennedy

The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution. – John F. Kennedy

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