War Quotes

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War is what happens when language fails.

-Mark Twain

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A bad peace is even worse than war.

-Tacitus

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We should declare war on North Vietnam. We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas.

-Ronald Reagan

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If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.

-Mahatma Gandhi

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We owe our world war II veterans- and all our veterans- a debt we can never fully repay.

-Doc Hastings

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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

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War is organized murder and torture against our brothers.

-Alfred Adler

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Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

-John F. Kennedy

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Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.

-Adolf Hitler

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

-Herbert Hoover

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The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.

-Sun Tzu

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Only the dead have seen the end of war.

-Plato

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But do I think that our actions in anyway violate the War Powers Resolution, the answer is no.

-Barack Obama

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Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.

-Sun

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The only defensible war is a war of defense.

-Gilbert K. Chesterton

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To secure peace is to prepare for war.

-Karl Von Clausewitz

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The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can and as often as you can, and keep moving on.

-Ulysses S. Grant

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In all history there is no war which was not hatched by the governments, the governments alone, independent of the interests of the people, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful.

-Leo Tolstoy

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There never was a good war or a bad peace.

-Benjamin Franklin

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People always make war when they say they love peace.

-David Herbert Lawrence

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