War Quotes

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Aristotle
A. s. neill, summerhill - the difficult child is the child who is unhappy....

Nothing is as difficult as to achieve results in this world if one is filled full of great tolerance and the milk of human kindness. The person who achieves must generally be a one - Ideaed individual, concentrated entirely on that one idea, and ruthless in his aspect toward other men and other ideas.
Corinne Roosevelt Robinson
The journey is the reward.
Taoist Saying
War is not nice.
Barbara Bush
Champions are a rare breed. They trust God while others ask for answers. They step forward while others pray for volunteers. They see beyond the dangers, the risks, the obstacles, the hardships.
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Otto von bismarck, bismarck and the german empire by erich eyck - beware of sentimental alliances where the...
Herman melville, billy budd, sailo - toward the accomplishment of an aim, which in...
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
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
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for the truth; and truth rewarded me.
Simone de Beauvoi
The heights of great men reached and kept, Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upwards in the night.
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
Atheism leaves a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation, all which may be guides to an outward moral virtue, though religion were not but superstition dismounts all these, and erects an absolute monarchy in the minds of men... the master of superstition is the people and arguments are fitted to practice, in a reverse order.
Francis Bacon
Having had to encounter single - Handed during his period of eclipse many physical dangers, he was well aware of the most dangerous element common to them all: of the crushing, paralysing sense of human littleness, which is what really defeats a human struggling with natural forces, alone, far from the eyes of his fellows.
Joseph Conrad
Before a war, military science seems a real science, like astronomy. After a war it seems more like astrology.
Dame Rebecca West
God has placed in each soul an apostle to lead us upon the illumined path. Yet many seek life from without, unaware that is within them.
Kahlil Gibran
When a miracle happens, even if not to you, its nature is to naturally expand. You can almost feel the warmth on your face.
Hugh Elliott
The first step towards amendment is the recognition of error.
Seneca
O, beware, my lord, of jealousy! It is the green - Eyed monster which doth mock The meat it feeds on.
William Shakespeare, "Othello", Act 3 scene 3
For there is no question but a just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a lawful cause of war.
Sir Francis Bacon, Of Empire
I will ignore all ideas for new works on engines of war, the invention of which has reached its limits and for whose improvements I see no further hope.
Sextus Julius Frontinus
Never advise anyone to go to war or to marry.
Spanish Prove
War will cease when men refuse to fight.
F. Hansen
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
If your house is on fire, warm yourself by it.
Danish prove
As I rejected amnesty, so I reject revenge. I ask all Americans who ever asked for goodness and mercy in their lives, who ever sought forgiveness for their trespasses, to join in rehabilitating all the casualties of the tragic conflict of the past. On Americans who avoided conscription during the Vietnam War, to Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Gerald R. Ford
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
Peace is the happy, natural state of man; war corruption, his disgrace.
Thomason
You progress not through improving what has been done, but reaching toward what has yet to be done.
Kahlil Gibran
To hold a pen is to be at war.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
War is much too serious a matter to be entrusted to the military.
Georges Clemenceau
Remember Things in life will not always run smoothly. Sometimes we will be rising toward the heights - Then all will seem to reverse itself and start downward. The great fact to remember is that the trend of civilization itself is forever upward, that a line drawn through the middle of the peaks and the valleys of the centuries always has an upward trend.
Endicott Peabody
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
It is not easy for men to rise whose qualities are thwarted by poverty.
Juvenal, Satires
The beauty of a statue is in its outward form of a man in his conduct.
Demophilus
Cry Havoc, and let slip the dogs of war.
William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 3 scene 1
Monotony is the awful reward of the careful.
A. G. Buckham
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
Life is an escalator You can move forward or backward you can not remain still.
Patricia Russell - McCloud
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