War Quotes

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion... I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Will rogers - take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would...

Unknown, unesco constitution - since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in...
No sun - No moon! No morn - No noon - No dawn - No dusk - No proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member - No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November!
Thomas Hood (1799 - 1845), in the poem called No!
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - Or are they holding you back.
Clement Stone
Sarah vowell, assassination vacation (p. 208) - history is one war after another with a bunch of...

Either war is obsolete or men are.
R. Buckminster Fuller, New Yorker, Jan. 8, 1966
The skull lay tilted in such a manner that it stared, sightless, up at me as though I, too, were already caught a few feet above him in the strata and, in my turn, were staring upward at that strip of sky which the ages were carrying farther away from me.
Loren
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
We have achieved the most amazing things, a few million people opening up half a continent. But we have not yet found a Canadian soul except in time of war. On lack of national identity.
Lester Bowles Pearson
You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.
James Barrie
The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.
Ernest Hemingway
We are like dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, so that we can see more than they, and things at a great distance, not by virtue of any sight on our part, or any physical distinction, but because we are carried high and raised up by their giant size.
Bernard of Chartres, 12th Century
Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.
John F. Kennedy, Speech to UN General Assembly, Sept. 25, 1961
The more freedom we enjoy, the greater the responsibility we bear, toward others as well as ourselves.
Oscar Arias Sanchez
Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make yourself a happier and more productive person.
Dr. David M. Burns
If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - - That all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control.
Martin Luther King Jr.
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 keep moving.
Ulysses S. Grant
If peace is equated simply with the absence of war, it can become abject pacifism that turns the world over to the most ruthless.
Henry Kissinge
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot - Proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
Rich Cook
An understanding heart is everything is a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
Carl Gustav Jung
Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder.
Carl Sandburg
I would rather be a coward than brave because people hurt you when you are brave.
E. M. Forster, as a small child
Trying is the first step towards failure.
Homer Simpson, The Simpsons
Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterward.
Saint Francis Xavie
Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured try to manage that you may go beyond yourself in after times, but beware of ever doing less.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Beware the ides of March.
William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 1 scene 2
Americans become unhappy and vicious because their preoccupation with amassing possessions obliterates their loneliness. This is why production in America seems to be on such an endless upward spiral: every time we buy something we deepen our emotional deprivation and hence our need to buy something.
Philip Saltie
We are all in it together. This is a war. We take a few shots and it will be over. We will give them a few shots and it will be over.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. We see our past achievements as the end results of a clean forward thrust, and our present difficulties as signs of decline and decay.
Eric Hoffe
To become aware of the possiblity of the search is to be onto something.
Walker Percy
Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
Brian Tracy
She is not fair to outward view As many maidens be Her loveliness I never knew Until she smiled on me Oh then I saw her eye was bright, A well of love, a spring of light.
Hartley Coleridge
Husbands are awkward things to deal with even keeping them in hot water will not make them tender.
Mary Lorraine Buckley
Peace may cost as much as war, but it is a better buy.
Author Unknown
To look backward for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render it the more fit for its prime function of looking forward.
Margaret Fairless Barbe
Our destiny rules over us, even when we are not yet aware of it it is the future that makes laws for us today.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Many years ago, I concluded that a few hair shirts were part of the mental wardrobe of every man. The president differs from other men in that he has a more extensive wardrobe.
Herbert Clark Hoove
One should never direct people towards happiness, because happiness too is an idol of the market - Place. One should direct them towards mutual affection. A beast gnawing at its prey can be happy too, but only human beings can feel affection for each other, and this is the highest achievement they can aspire to.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Organized crime constitutes nothing less than a guerilla war against society.
Lyndon B. Johnson