War Quotes

Dwight d. eisenhower, speech, april 2, 1957 - we succeed only as we identify in life, or in...
Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defence of peace must be constructed.
Unknown, UNESCO Constitution

Vernon suanders law, chicken soup for the teenage soul: tough stuff - experience is a hard teacher becuase she gives...
Herodotus, the histories of herodotus - in peace, children inter their parents; war...
What men call good fellowship is commonly but the virtue of pigs in a litter which lie close together to keep each other warm.
Henry David Thoreau
I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
Edith Cavell, last words, before her execution by the Germans, 12 October 1915.

Programming today is a race between software engineers stirring to build bigger and better idiot - Proof programs, and the universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the universe is winning.
Unknown
AIDS occupies such a large part in our awareness because of what it has been taken to represent. It seems the very model of all the catastrophes privileged populations feel await them.
Susan Sontag
The more you sweat during peace, The less you bleed during war.
Brian Wilson
It is never too late with us, so long as we are aware of our faults and bear them impatiently.
Jacobi
We are the people our parents warned us about.
Jimmy Buffett
What seest thou else In the dark backward and abysm of time?
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2
All life is only a set of pictures in the brain, among which there is no difference betwixt those born of real things and those born of inward dreamings, and there is no cause to value one above the other.
H. P. Lovecraft
The art of leading, in operations large or small, is the art of dealing with humanity, of working diligently on behalf of men, of being sympathetic with them, but equally, of insisting that they make a square facing toward their own problems.
S. L. A. Marshall, Men Against Fire, 1947
As long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascinations. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
Oscar Wilde
There are two ways of constructing a software design One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.
C. A. R. Hoare
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
Hellen Kelle
You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
Jeannette Rankin
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
Brian Tracy
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.
Sun - Tzu
We Americans know - Although others appear to forget - The risk of spreading conflict. We still seek no wider war. On ordering retaliatory action against North Vietnam.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Show me an objective worthy of war and I will go along with you.
Otto Von Bismarck
Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention. But it has no persuasive value at all.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
E. B. White
But what do we mean by the American Revolution Do we mean the American War The revolution was effected before the war commenced. The revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people.
Geoffrey F. Albert
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
Men decide far more problems by hate, love, lust, rage, sorrow, joy, hope, fear, illusion, or some other inward emotion, than by reality, authority, any legal standard, judicial precedent, or statute.
Cicero
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
The real hero is always a hero by mistake he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.
Umberto Eco
The first step towards amendment is the recognition of error.
Seneca
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
Yet each man kills the thing he loves, By each let this be heard, Some do it with a bitter look, Some with a flattering word, The koward does it with a kiss, The brave man with a sword.
Oscar Wilde
If you define cowardice as running away at the first sign of danger, screaming and tripping and begging for mercy, then yes, Mister Brave Man, I guess I am a coward.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
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
This is obviously an act of war that has been committed on the United States. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
John McCain
Human war has been the most successful of our cultural traditions.
Robert Ardrey
In war there is no substitute for victory.
General Douglas MacArthu
Words do two major things They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Jim Rohn
The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self - Sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith.
John Foster Dulles
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