War Quotes

Prince otto - people never lie so much as after a hunt, during...
Let tears flow of their own accord their flowing is not inconsistent with inward peace and harmony.
Seneca

Rita rudne - i was a vegetarian until i started leaning toward...
Oscar wilde - as long as war is regarded as wicked, it will...
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
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

We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love of power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
William Gladstone
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
Mao Tse - Tung
We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection.
Ricthe
It would be nice if the Food and Drug Administration stopped issuing warnings about toxic substances and just gave me the names of one or two things still safe to eat.
Robert Martin Fuoss
War will cease when men refuse to fight.
F. Hansen
If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on my watch.
George W. Bush
The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance.
Benjamin Disraeli
My job is to bore you and let the hardness of your seat and the warmth of your robe prepare you for what is to come.
William H. McNeill
All warfare is based on deception. There is no place where espionage is not used. Offer the enemy bait to lure him.
Sun - Tzu
Happiness is not a reward - It is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - It is a result.
Robert G. Ingersoll
A state that dwarfs its men in order that they may be more docile instruments in its hands even for beneficial purposes, will find that with small men no great things can really be accomplished.
John Stewart Mills
I find that a man is as old as his work. If his work keeps him from moving forward, he will look forward with the work.
William Ernest Hocking
Heaven - Born, the soul a heavenward course must hold beyond the world she soars the wise man, I affirm, can find no rest in that which perishes, nor will he lend his heart to ought that doth time depend.
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.
Demosthenes
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Confucius
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. And it is youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow, and the triumphs that are aftermath of war.
Herbert Hoove
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
To live happily is an inward power of the soul.
Marcus Aurelius
The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. The trite subjects of human efforts, possessions, outward success, luxury have always seemed to me contemptible.
Albert Einstein
When a miracle happens, even if not to you, it? s nature is to naturally expand. You can almost feel the warmth on your face.
Hugh Elliott, Standing Room Only weblog, 06 - 02 - 04
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, Epistles
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
Albert Einstein, Telegram, 24 May 1946
We have the opportunity to move not only toward the rich society and the powerful society, but upward to the Great Society.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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
A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
Phillips Brooks
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
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue, but virtue itself; neither do we rejoice therein, because we control our lusts, but contrariwise, because we rejoice therein, we are able to control our lusts.
Baruch Spinoza, The Ethics
What we need is Star Peace and not Star Wars.
Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev
Cowards falter, but danger is often overcome by those who nobly dare.
Queen Elizabeth
War is a way of shattering to pieces, or pouring into the stratosphere, or sinking in the depths of the sea, materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable, and hence, in the long run, too intelligent.
George Orwell, 1984
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
As the representatives of the people we are here to declare that our resolve has not been weakened by these horrific and cowardly acts. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Tom Daschle
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
Abraham Lincoln
The only reward of virtue is virtue the only way to have a friend is to be one.
Ralph Waldo Emerson