250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

An essay on wars – destructive to humanity. Without argument, war is humanity’s worst collective experience. He created new nations on the rubble of destroyed cities and dead people. This includes mass murder without humane emotions, even if it is short and fast. It refers to an armed battle between nations. The war causes great suffering to the families of the people who died during the war. During wars, real estate, wealth, trade, industry, and so on. It will be severely destroyed. It completely upsets people’s social lives. Many argue that war is a necessary evil and the only process of resolving international disputes. In reality, however, war only happens because people are not ready to settle the dispute peacefully. Lets bring peace to the world with spreading the effects of war from these war quotes. Also, understanding the importance and need of war with these war quotes.

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250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. — John Stuart Mill

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country. — Bertrand Russell

In war the will is directed at an animate object that reacts. — Karl von Clausewitz

I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war. — Albert Einstein

Boys are the cash of war. Whoever said: we’re not free spenders- doesn’t know our like. — John Ciardi

Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody will come. — Carl Sandburg

For a war to be just three conditions are necessary – public authority, just cause, right motive. — Ernest Hemingway

All war is deception. — Sun Tzu

War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory. — Georges Clemenceau

The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully. — Charles Evans Hughes

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

Four years ago, I promised to end the war in Iraq. We did. I promised to refocus on the terrorists who actually attacked us on 9/11. We have. We’ve blunted the Taliban’s momentum in Afghanistan, and in 2014, our longest war will be over. A new tower rises above the New York skyline, al Qaeda is on the path to defeat, and Osama bin Laden is dead. — Barack Obama

Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only to peaceful people. — Jawaharlal Nehru

It is forbidden to kill therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets. — Voltaire

It’s one of the most serious things that can possibly happen to one in a battle – to get one’s head cut off. — Lewis Carroll

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. — Sun Tzu

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man. — Napoleon Hill

To arms! to arms! ye brave! The avenging sword unsheathe, March on! march on! all hearts resolved On victory or death! — Rouget de Lisle

War is the trade of kings. — John Dryden

There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but boys, it is all hell. — William T. Sherman

I have never understood disliking for war. It panders to instincts already catered for within the scope of any respectable domestic establishment. — Alan Bennett

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

The Establishment center… has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster – a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation. — George McGovern

War does not determine who is right – only who is left. — Bertrand Russell

It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

War is as much a punishment to the punisher as to the sufferer. — Thomas Jefferson

The weak against the strong, Is always in the wrong. — Ivan Krylov

Take up our quarrel with the foe! To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders’ fields. — John McCrae

General Taylor never surrenders. — Thomas L. Crittenden

The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy. — Friedrich Nietzsche

But do I think that our actions in anyway violate the War Powers Resolution, the answer is no. — Barack Obama

War makes thieves and peace hangs them. — George Herbert

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed. — Albert Einstein

Morality is contraband in war. — Mahatma Gandhi

Great Britain was going to make war on a kindred nation who desired nothing better than to be friends with her. — Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg

No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it. — Winston Churchill

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War does not determine who is right – only who is left. — Anonymous

0 God assist our side: at least, avoid assisting the enemy and leave the rest to me. — Prince Leopold

War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it. — George Orwell

To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace. — George Washington

The ballot is stronger than the bullet. — Abraham Lincoln

The war is coming to the streets of America and if you are not keeping and bearing and practicing with your arms then you will be helpless and you will be the victim of evil. — Ted Nugent

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. — George Orwell

The first casualty when war comes is truth. — Hiram Johnson

I have never advocated war except as a means of peace. — Ulysses S. Grant

Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. — Sun Tzu

War appeals to young men because it is fundamentally auto-eroticism. — Northrop Frye

The basic fact about human existence is not that it is a tragedy, but that it is a bore. It is not so much a war as an endless standing in line. — H. L. Mencken

A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him. — Winston Churchill

What the hell difference does it make, left or right? There were good men lost on both sides. — Brendan Behan

When after many battles past, Both tir’d with blows, make peace at last, What is it, after all, the people get? Why! taxes, widows, wooden legs, and debt. — Francis Moore

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason. — Ernest Hemingway

In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might. — Winston Churchill

The military don’t start wars. Politicians start wars. — William Westmoreland

The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts. — Omar N. Bradley

When the rich wage war, it’s the poor who die. — Jean-Paul Sartre

Today the real test of power is not capacity to make war but capacity to prevent it. — Anne O’Hare McCormick

The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one. — Albert Einstein

We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it. — Dwight D. Eisenhower

The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

The United States never lost a war or won a conference. — Will Rogers

It is an unfortunate fact that we can secure peace only by preparing for war. — John F. Kennedy

What distinguishes war is, not that man is slain, but that he is slain, spoiled, crushed by the cruelty, the injustice, the treachery, the murderous hand of man. — William Ellery Channing

(The great questions of the day) are not decided by speeches and majority votes, but by blood and iron. — Otto von Bismarck

Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody will come. — Carl Sandburg

Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man. — Benjamin Franklin

Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days – the greatest days our country has ever lived. — Winston Churchill

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war. — Napoleon Bonaparte

If there is not the war, you don’t get the great general if there is not a great occasion, you don’t get a great statesman if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name. — Theodore Roosevelt

No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country. — George S. Patton

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

All wars are popular for the first 30 days. — Arthur Schlesinger

War is like love, it always finds a way. — Bertolt Brecht

There never was a good war or a bad peace. — Benjamin Franklin

A man who experiences no genuine satisfaction in life does not want peace. People court war to escape meaninglessness and boredom, to be relieved of fear and frustration. — Nels F. S. Ferre

The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his. — George S. Patton

Veni, vidi, vici. (I came, I saw, I conquered.) — Julius Caesar

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience. — Thomas Merton

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The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure. — George Washington

I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind. — Thomas Jefferson

I don’t oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. — Barack Obama

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. — Winston Churchill

Men love war because it allows them to look serious; because it is the only thing that stops women laughing at them. — John Fowles

Wars are not fought for territory, but for words. Man’s deadliest weapon is language. He is as susceptible to being hypnotized by slogans as he is to infectious diseases. And where there is an epidemic, the group-mind takes over. — Arthur Koestler

By the rude bridge that arched the flood, Their flag to April’s breeze unfurl’d; Here once the embattl’d farmers stood, And fired the shot heard round the world. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

War is hell. — William Tecumseh Sherman

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. — Albert Einstein

Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body. — Theodore Roosevelt

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die. — Salvador Dali

It’s an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That’s always been a tug of war for me. — Jodie Foster

There is always inequality in life. Some men are killed in a war and some men are wounded and some men never leave the country. Life is unfair. — John F. Kennedy

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

Sweet is war to those who have never experienced it. — Latin proverb

As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular. — Oscar Wilde

War would end if the dead could return. — Stanley Baldwin

It is well that war is so terrible – we would grow too fond of it. — Robert E. Lee

War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today. — John F. Kennedy

War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can’t smile, grin. If you can’t grin, keep out of the way till you can. — Winston Churchill

What is human warfare but just this an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party. — Henry David Thoreau

Now, let me be clear. The path I lay out is not one paved with ever increasing government checks and cradle to grave assurance that government will always be the solution. If this election is a bidding war for who can promise the most goodies and the most benefits, I’m not your president. You have that president today. — Mitt Romney

The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. — John Foster Dulles Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee Agreed to have a battle; For Tweedle Dum said Tweedle Dee Had spoiled his nice new rattle. — Lewis Carroll

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it. — Martin Luther

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it. — George Orwell

I’m not going to say I was opposed to the Vietnam War. I’m going to say I’m opposed to war. But I’m also opposed to protests that deny other people their rights. — John Wooden

Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enforcement. — Barack Obama

Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say: “This was their finest hour.” — Winston Churchill

It is a fearful thing to lead this great peaceful people into war, into the most terrible and disastrous of all wars, civilization itself seeming to be in the balance. But the right is more precious than peace, and we shall fight for the things which we have always carried nearest our hearts – for democracy. — Woodrow Wilson

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

The inevitableness, the idealism, and the blessing of war, as an indispensable and stimulating law of development, must be repeatedly emphasized. — Anonymous

In most communities it is illegal to cry ‘fire’ in a crowded assembly. Should it not be considered serious international misconduct to manufacture a general war scare in an effort to achieve local political aims? — Dwight D. Eisenhower

I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in. — George McGovern

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth. — George Washington

We make war that we may live in peace. — Aristotle

War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands. — H. L. Mencken

We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war but the postive affirmation of peace. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

I can not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war. — Eleanor Roosevelt

Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans – born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace. — John F. Kennedy

War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace. — Thomas Mann

War is a poor chisel to carve out tomorrow. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

War is the greatest plague that can afflict humanity; it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it. — Martin Luther

Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of U.S.A. – not on the battlefields of Vietnam. — Marshall McLuhan

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it. — Pedro Calderon de la Barca

We have been travelling through a cloud. The sky has been dark ever since the war began. — Black Kettle

I have not yet begun to fight! — John Paul Jones

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting. — George Orwell

Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing sooner than of war. — Homer

There will be no veterans of World War III. — Walter Mondale

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I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes. — Ernest Hemingway

War is the national industry of Prussia. — Mirabeau

We don’t want to fight, but by jingo if we do, We’ve got the ships, we’ve got the men, we’ve got the money too. We’ve fought the Bear before and while we’re Britons true, The Russians shall not have Constantinople. — G. W. Hunt

Better pointed bullets than pointed speeches. — Otto von Bismarck

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

When the question arose whether I, as a member of the royal family, should take part in active combat in the Falklands, there was no question in her mind, and it only took her two days to sort the issue. — Prince Andrew

Frankly I’d like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry. — Joseph Heller

I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them. — Nelson Mandela

If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War. — George Washington

I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia. — Woody Allen

We’ve persevered because of a belief we share with the Iraqi people – a belief that out of the ashes of war, a new beginning could be born in this cradle of civilization. Through this remarkable chapter in the history of the United States and Iraq, we have met our responsibility. Now, it’s time to turn the page. — Barack Obama

Scots, wha hae wi’ Wallace bled, Scots, wham Bruce has aften led, Welcome to your gory bed Or to victorie. — Robert Burns

It simply is not true that war never settles anything. — Felix Frankfurter

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pinpricks that precede cannon shots. — Napoleon Bonaparte

In time of war the first casualty is truth. — Boake Carter

250+ War Quotes to understand its importance

If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. — Sun Tzu

When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin. — Winston Churchill

War hath no fury like a non-combatant. — E. C. Montague

There is no such thing as inevitable war. If war comes it will be from failure of human wisdom. — Bonar Law

The most successful war seldom pays for its losses. — Thomas Jefferson

The possibility of war increases in direct proportion to the effectiveness of the instruments of war. — Norman Cousins

It is well that war is so terrible. We should grow too fond of it. — Robert E. Lee

Let us not be deceived – we are today in the midst of a cold war. — Bernard Baruch

We’re not going to babysit a civil war. — Barack Obama

The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office. — George Bernard Shaw


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