Will nations never devise a more rational umpire of differences than force? So it follows that preparation for war means nothing. I said at once 'The Unnecessary War'.
Being separated for the moment from my book of quotations, I cannot say who was the Roman thinker who first gave this brilliant paradox to the world, but I imagine him a fat, easy-going gentleman, who occasionally threw off good things after dinner.
Our fat gentleman said: Without it they wandered greyly about, getting under the feet of the women, who were trying to organize the really important things of life. The greatest cowards are often the greatest bullies. Famous Sayings About War "War is what happens when language fails.
Like the leaves of the forest when summer is green, That host with their banners at sunset were seen; Like the leaves of the forest when autumn hath blown, That host on the morrow lay wither'd and strown! And war, at its most elemental, is death for all of us. The white crosses reach from one horizon to the other.
Wars are just to those to whom they are necessary. They sow the seeds of mistrust and insecurity, and make a mockery of the term human rights.
War does not decide what is right, but what is strongest. You are not worth their merriment.
The staggering monstrousness goes unlaughed at and even unnoticed, as in a Kafka novel. The war of banks and religion. Moraga, "From Inside the First World: All killing is an expression of self-hate. They have the best implements of war. If you kill a couple persons you are a gangster.
Are we to spend the rest of our lives in this state of high alert with guns pointed at each other's heads and fingers trembling on the trigger? Science has made war so hellish that civilization was about to commit suicide; and now we are told that newly discovered instruments of destruction will make the cruelties of the late war seem trivial in comparison with the cruelties of wars that may come in the future.
A common and natural result of an undue respect for law is that you may see a file of soldiers, colonel, captain, corporal, privates, powder-monkeys, and all marching in admirable order over hill and dale to the wars, against their wills, ay, against their common sense and consciences, which makes it very steep marching indeed, and produces a palpitation of the heart.
Continue reading for a great compilation of the best thought-provoking war quotes. The evidence for that, we saw, in the walled city of Jericho and it's prehistoric tower.
Smedley Butler War is a racket  O proud was our army that morning That stood where the pine darkly towers, When Sherman said—"Boys, you are weary, This day fair Savannah is ours.This Quotabulary article highlights some of the most inspirational quotes about war, and the effects of the same.
Continue reading for a great compilation of the best thought-provoking war quotes. The art of war teaches us to rely not on the likelihood of the enemy's not coming, but on our own readiness to receive him; not on the chance of his not attacking, but rather on the fact that we have made our position unassailable.
Share the best war quotes collection with wise quotations by famous authors, leaders and veterans on war, peace, warfare, winning, strategy, heroism. Dec 25, · Top 10 Famous War Quotes.
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. War is sweet to those who haven't experienced it.5/5(2). Top 10 War Quotes. You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war. Napoleon Bonaparte. 9. I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
John Adams. 8. The best way to solve problems and to fight against war is through dialogue. quotes have been tagged as war: Mark Twain: ‘God created war so that Americans would learn geography.’, George Orwell: ‘War is peace. Freedom is sl.Download