War Quotes

In activity we must find our joy as well as glory; and labor, like everything else that is good, is its own reward.
Edwin P. Whipple
Bernard mannes baruch - making a success of the job at hand is the best...

Solomon short - the only winner in the war of 1812 was...
That which the dream shows is the shadow of such wisdom as exists in man, even if during his waking state he may know nothing about it... We do not know it because we are fooling away our time with outward and perishing things, and are asleep in regard to that which is real within ourself.
Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus
Cowardice asks: Is it safe? Expediency asks: Is it politic? But Conscience asks: Is it right?
William Punshon
Philip crosby, reflections on quality - you have to lead people gently toward what they...

It is only necessary to make war with five things; with the maladies of the body, the ignorances of the mind, with the passions of the body, with the seditions of the city and the discords of families.
Pythagoras
Pray, pray very much but beware of telling God what you want.
French Prove
Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.
Ernest Hemingway
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.
Andr Gide
Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
A strange thing is memory, and hope one looks backward, and the other forward one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day.
Anna Mary Robertson Moses
We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective.
Dwight D. Eisenhower, speech, April 2, 1957
Science... warns me to be careful how I adopt a view which jumps with my preconceptions, and to require stronger evidence for such belief than for one to which I was previously hostile. My business is to teach my aspirations to conform themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
Thomas Huxley
As I grow older and older, And totter toward the tomb, I find that I care less and less Who goes to bed with whom.
Dorothy Sayers
He saw that it was an ironical thing for him to be running thus toward that which he had been at such pains to avoid. But he said, in substance, to himself that if the earth and the moon were about to clash, many people would doubtless plan to get upon the roofs to witness the collision.
Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage, chapter 8
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
A celibate clergy is an especially good idea, because it tends to suppress any hereditary propensity toward fanaticism.
Carl Sagan, Contact
There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice.
Mark Twain, Following the Equator (1897)
Man has always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much - The wheel, New York, wars and so on - while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man - For precisely the same reason.
Douglas Noel Adams
The basic difference between an ordinary person and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge while an ordinary person takes everything as a blessing or a curse.
Carlos Castaneda
We have inadvertently designed a system in which being good at what you do as a teacher is not formally rewarded, while being poor at what you do is seldom corrected nor penalized.
Elliot Wayne Eisne
To insist on strength... is not war - Mongering. It is peace - Mongering.
Barry Goldwate
War is the continuation of politics by other means.
General Karl Von Clausewitz, Book: "On War".
Do not be like servants who serve their masters expecting to receive a reward be rather like servants who serve their master unconditionally, with no thought of reward.
Antigonus of Sokho
Beware of the man whose God is in the skies.
George Bernard Shaw
My views and feelings are in favor of the abolition of war - - And I hope it is practicable, by improving the mind and morals of society, to lessen the disposition to war; but of its abolition I despair.
Thomas Jefferson
Please choose the way of peace. ... In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause.
Mother Teresa, - - Letter to U. S. President George Bush and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, January 1991.
The best way to end a war is not to begin it.
Author Unknown
Think to yourself that every day is your last the hour to which you do not look forward will come as a welcome surprise.
Horace
If a dog jumps in your lap, it is because he is fond of you but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.
Alfred North Whitehead
Art can only be truly Art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life.
Margaret Fulle
Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.
Karl Menninge
I understand that smoking is vaguely inappropriate in certain situations. You know, like an orphanage, cancer ward, whatever.
Greg Proops
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.
Jean - Jacques Rousseau
The reward for a thing well done is to have done it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Free men cannot start a war, but once it is started, they can fight on in defeat. Herd men, followers of a leader, cannot do that, and so it is always the herd men who win battles and the free men who win wars.
John Steinbeck, The Moon is Down
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - - Not people; to focus your energies on answers - - Not excuses.
William Arthur Ward
An understanding heart is everything in 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 Jung
Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art.
Izaak Walton