War Quotes

Virtue has its own reward, but no box office.
Mae West
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War is a matter of vital importance to the State; the province of life or death; the road to survival or ruin. It is mandatory that it be thoroughly studied.
Sun Tzu
The antiwar movement is a wild orgasm of anarchists sweeping across the country like a prairie fire.
Richard Milhous Nixon
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The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
General George Patton
In a nation ruled by swine, all pigs are upward mobile.
Hunter S. Thompson
War is cruel and you cannot refine it.
William Tecumseh Sherman
Penicillin was indeed the product of accidental discovery, but the discovery was made, and the knowledge developed, because certain scientists had definite goals in mind. Chance, Pastuer wrote, favors only the prepared mind. The mind must be prepared not only by scientific training and technological know - How, but also by the awareness of social needs.
Saturday Review
Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books; but love from look, toward school with heavy looks.
William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
Wherever a set of alternative possible routes toward achieving a given end presents itself, a student movement will tend to choose the one which involves a higher measure of violence or humiliation directed against the older generation.
Lewis S Feue
Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering pot and the pruning knife.
Margaret Fulle
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, represents, in the final analysis, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
He grounds the warship he walks on.
John Bracken on Captain Barney Kelly, who ran the USS Enterprise into the mud of San Francisco Bay in May 1983
Never hire or promote in your own image. It is foolish to replicate your strength and idiotic to replicate your weakness. It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom.
Dee W. Hock, Fast Company
Conscience and cowardice are really the same thing. Conscience is the trade - Name of the firm.
Oscar Wilde
Too many people confine their exercise to jumping to conclusions, running up bills, stretching the truth, bending over backward, lying down on the job, sidestepping responsibility and pushing their luck.
Author Unknown
Each time you are honest and conduct yourself with honesty, a success force will drive you toward greater success. Each time you lie, even with a little white lie, there are strong forces pushing you toward failure.
Joseph Sugarman
A warrior of light knows that he will hear an order in the silence of his heart that will guide him.
Paulo Coelho, Manual of the Warrior of Light
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
George Bernard Shaw
Oh, how I love the Earth and everything in it, life and death. And men. One can think of nothing finer, or nicer, than men their wars, their concentration camps, their justice.
Marcel Ayme
Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore, So do our minutes hasten to their end.
William Shakespeare
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war love is a growing up.
James Baldwin
Those that set in motion the forces of evil cannot always control them afterwards.
Charles W. Chesnutt
The aggressive spirit, the offensive, is the chief thing everywhere in war, and the air is no exception.
Baron Manfred von Richthofen ("Red Baron")
It is good to have an end to journey towards; but it is the journey that matters in the end.
Ursula K. LeGuin
Endless money forms the sinews of war.
Cicero, Philippics
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for the truth; and truth rewarded me.
Simone de Beauvoi
It is an error to imagine that evolution signifies a constant tendency to increased perfection. That process undoubtedly involves a constant remodelling of the organism in adaptation to new conditions; but it depends on the nature of those conditions whether the directions of the modifications effected shall be upward or downward.
Thomas H. Huxley
The glow of inspiration warms us it is a holy rapture.
Publius Ovidius NasoOvid
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.
William Shakespeare, Julius Caesa
History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning; its two eyes are geography and chronology.
James A. Garfield
Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.
Jules de Gaultie
So long as there are men there will be wars.
Albert Einstein
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
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers, for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
Hebrews 13: 2
The good devout man first makes inner preparation for the actions he has later to perform. His outward actions do not draw him into lust and vice; rather it is he who bends them into the shape of reason and right judgement. Who has a stiffer battle to fight than the man who is striving to conquer himself.
Thomas a Kempis
A country which proposes to make use of modern war as an instrument of policy must possess a highly centralized, all - Powerful executive, hence the absurdity of talking about the defense of democracy by force of arms. A democracy which makes or effectively prepares for modern scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic.
Aldous Huxley
War is like love; it always finds a way.
Bertolt Brecht