War Quotes

The sword is our steel Bible!

Baron Sadao Araki

Take away the sword; States can be saved without it.

Edward George Earl Bulwer Lytton

It's always the same thing, one war after another.

Karel Čapek

I hope we shall abolish war and settle all differences at the conference table... I hope we shall abolish all hydrogen and atom bombs before they abolish us first.

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin

We are working hard to convince both the Indians and the Pakis there's a way to deal with their problems without going to war.

George Walker Bush

Our war on terror begins with al Qaeda, but it does not end there. It will not end until every terrorist group of global reach has been found, stopped and defeated.

George Walker Bush

War forgets peace. Peace forgives war. War is the death of the life human. Peace is the birth of the Life Divine. Our vital passions want war. Our psychic emotions desire peace.

Sri Chinmoy

War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory.

Georges Clemenceau

I am the son of many chiefs. My sword is sharp and terrible. It is the mightiest of things when the pot of war boils fiercely.

al-Walid, Khalid ibn

I will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in LAPD uniform whether on or off duty.

Christopher Jordan Dorner

Changing from the defensive to the offensive, is one of the most delicate operations in war.

Napoleon Bonaparte

War and good health are incompatible. There's no way we can go [eradicate diseases] into an area that is at war.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

War was never so careful as to inflict suffering only where it was merited.

Orson Scott Card

War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle; therefore they take boys from one village and another village, stick them into uniforms, equip them with guns, and let them loose like wild beasts against each other.

Thomas Carlyle

War is just a racket. A racket is best described, I believe, as something that is not what it seems to the majority of people. Only a small inside group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefit of the very few at the expense of the masses.

Smedley Darlington Butler

War is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.

Smedley Darlington Butler

There's but the twinkling of a star Between a man of peace and war.

Samuel Butler

In this different kind of war, we may never sit down at a peace table. But make no mistake about it, we are winning, and we will win.

George Walker Bush

We're going to get [Bin Laden] Dead or alive, it doesn't matter to me.

George Walker Bush

Man invents war. Man discovers peace. He invents war from without. He discovers peace from within. War man throws. Peace man sows. The smile of war is the flood of human blood. The smile of peace is the love, below, above.

Sri Chinmoy

A war is never undertaken by the ideal State, except in defense of its honor or its safety.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The war is simply an obscenity, a depraved act by weak and miserable men, including all of us who have allowed it to go on and on with endless fury and destruction - all of us who would have remained silent had stability and order been secured.

Noam Chomsky

After all the bloodshed of this century, we know it is easy to say never again, but much harder to make it so.

William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton

All war presupposes human weakness and seeks to exploit it.

Carl von Clausewitz

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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