War Quotes

Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war...
Aristophanes
Ayn rand - there is a level of cowardice lower than that of...

Ted morgan - howard hughes was able to afford the luxury of...
It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides.
George Sand
The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms, Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
Auguste Rodin
Ronald reagan - politics is not a bad profession. if you succeed...

There are three intolerable things in life - Cold coffee, lukewarm champagne, and overexcited women.
Orson Welles
Only the winners decide what were war crimes.
Garry Wills
Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened Into the rose - Garden. My words echo Thus, in your mind.
T. S. Eliot
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, radio address, Oct. 26, 1939
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old - Fashioned.
George Santayana, Winds of Doctrine (1913) ch. 2
There may be a great fire in our soul, yet no one ever comes to warm himself at it, and the passers - By see only a wisp of smoke.
Vincent Van Gogh
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
James Russell Lowell
Either war is obsolete or men are.
R. Buckminster Fuller, New Yorker, Jan. 8, 1966
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 world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality.
Jules de Gaultie
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If your house is on fire, warm yourself by it.
Danish prove
So different are the colours of life, as we look forward to the future, or backward to the past and so different the opinions and sentiments which this contrariety of appearance naturally produces, that the conversation of the old and young ends generally with contempt or pity on either side.
Victor Hugo
Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality... the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
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
Show me an objective worthy of war and I will go along with you.
Otto Von Bismarck
Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.
Henry Ward Beeche
If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on my watch.
George W. Bush
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
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards.
Karl Kraus
If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your back.
Eido Tai Shimano Roshi
Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
Jules de Gautie
Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.
Antoine de Saint - Exupery
The man who succeeds above his fellows is the one who early in life clearly discerns his object, and towards that object habitually directs his powers.
Earl Nightingale
A good front is half the battle in love or war.
Kim Hubbard
For blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, And though a late, a sure reward succeeds.
William Congreve, The Mourning Bride
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
Just think - - IBM and DEC in the same room - - And we did it. Makes you feel warm inside.
Ken Thompson
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.
William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 2 scene 2
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
The worst thing one can do is not to try, to be aware of what one wants and not give in to it, to spend years in silent hurt wondering if something could have materialized - Never knowing.
David Viscott
This I do know beyond any reasonable doubt. Regardless of what you are doing, if you pump long enough, hard enough and enthusiastically enough, sooner or later the effort will bring forth the reward.
Zig Zigla