War Quotes

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Small: The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his
George S. Patton
"The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his"
George S. Patton, Soldier
Small: It is forbidden to kill therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the soun
Voltaire
"It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets"
Voltaire, Writer
Small: A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon
Napoleon Bonaparte
"A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon"
Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader
Small: If we dont end war, war will end us
H.G. Wells
"If we don't end war, war will end us"
H.G. Wells, Author
Small: Im fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in
"I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in"
George McGovern, Politician
Small: We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars
"We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars"
Anatole Broyard, Critic
Small: War would end if the dead could return
Stanley Baldwin
"War would end if the dead could return"
Stanley Baldwin, Statesman
Small: An unjust peace is better than a just war
Cicero
"An unjust peace is better than a just war"
Cicero, Philosopher
Small: The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of so
Albert Einstein
"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, Physicist
Small: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few
Winston Churchill
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"
Winston Churchill, Statesman
Small: I feel impelled to speak today in a language that in a sense is new-one which I, who have spent so much of my
Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I feel impelled to speak today in a language that in a sense is new-one which I, who have spent so much of my life in the military profession, would have preferred never to use. That new language is the language of atomic warfare"
Dwight D. Eisenhower, President
Small: Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from
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, President
Small: We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it
Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it"
Dwight D. Eisenhower, President
Small: Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind
John F. Kennedy
"Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind"
John F. Kennedy, President
Small: There is no avoiding war it can only be postponed to the advantage of others
Niccolo Machiavelli
"There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others"
Niccolo Machiavelli, Writer
Small: John Daltons records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Man
Isaac Asimov
"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, Scientist
Small: Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime
Ernest Hemingway
"Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime"
Ernest Hemingway, Novelist
Small: Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die
Herbert Hoover
"Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die"
Herbert Hoover, President
Small: Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of s
"Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder"
Percy Bysshe Shelley, Poet
Small: In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battl
Douglas MacArthur
"In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield"
Douglas MacArthur, Soldier
Small: There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare
Sun Tzu
"There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare"
Sun Tzu, Philosopher
Small: All war is deception
Sun Tzu
"All war is deception"
Sun Tzu, Philosopher
Small: It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war
Lester B. Pearson
"It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war"
Lester B. Pearson, Politician
Small: One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it
"One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it"
Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Dramatist
Small: No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part of the globe at every moment of time
"No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part of the globe at every moment of time"
Henry A. Kissinger, Statesman
Small: The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war
"The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war"
William Tecumseh Sherman, Soldier
Small: I have never advocated war except as a means of peace
Ulysses S. Grant
"I have never advocated war except as a means of peace"
Ulysses S. Grant, President
Small: I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was
"I 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 unorthodox enemy"
William Westmoreland, Soldier
Small: War is the unfolding of miscalculations
"War is the unfolding of miscalculations"
Barbara Tuchman, Historian
Small: The military dont start wars. Politicians start wars
"The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars"
William Westmoreland, Soldier
Small: I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy
John Adams
"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy"
John Adams, President
Small: The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully
"The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully"
Charles Evans Hughes, Judge
Small: The Establishment center... has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral
"The Establishment center... has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster - a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation"
George McGovern, Politician
Small: If its natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
"If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?"
Joan Baez, Musician
Small: It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians have to get hurt in wars, otherwise combat would b
"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
Small: In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons
Herodotus
"In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons"
Herodotus, Historian
Small: The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts
"The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts"
Omar N. Bradley, Soldier
Small: It is well that war is so terrible. We should grow too fond of it
Robert E. Lee
"It is well that war is so terrible. We should grow too fond of it"
Robert E. Lee, General
Small: A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations. They have the best implements of war
"A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations. They have the best implements of war"
Herbert V. Prochnow, Businessman
Small: All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers
"All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers"
Francois Fenelon, Clergyman
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