War Quotes

You can't say civilization don't advance -- for in every war, they kill you in a new way.

Will Rogers

One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one.

Agatha Christie

Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.

Abraham Flexner

In war, truth is the first casualty.

Aeschylus

Even if we are spared destruction by war, our lives will have to change if we want to save life from self-destruction.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

War paralyzes your courage and deadens the spirit of true manhood.

Alexander Berkman

War is organized murder and torture against our brothers.

Alfred Adler

War is never a solution; it is an aggravation.

Benjamin Disraeli

Wars are not paid for in wartime, the bill comes later.

Benjamin Franklin

All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.

Benjamin Franklin

Either man will abolish war, or war will abolish man.

Bertrand Russell

War should be made a crime, and those who instigate it should be punished as criminals.

Charles Evans Hughes

War, n: A time-tested political tactic guaranteed to raise a president’s popularity rating by at least 30 points. It is especially useful during election years and economic downturns.

Chaz Bufe

How far can you go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without?

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Preventive war was an invention of Hitler. Frankly, I would not even listen to anyone seriously that came and talked about such a thing.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people.

Edmund Burke

You can't say civilization isn't advancing; in every war they kill you in a new way.

Will Rogers

Men love war because it allows them to look serious. Because it is the one thing that stops women laughing at them.

John Fowles

War is neither glamorous nor fun. There are no winners, only losers. There are no good wars, with the following exceptions: The American Revolution, World War II, and the Star Wars Trilogy.

Bart Simpson

I believe in compulsory cannibalism. If people were forced to eat what they killed there would be no more war.

Abbie Hoffman

War is the supreme drama of a completely mechanized society.

Lewis Mumford

Politics and war are remarkably similar situations.

Newt Gingrich

More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginning of all wars - yes, an end to this brutal, inhuman and thoroughly impractical method of settling the differences between governments.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

In war, three quarters turns on personal character and relations; the balance of manpower and materials counts only for the remaining quarter.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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