Quotes by war

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  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.
    Source: Poor Richards Almanack
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    I do not mean to exclude altogether the idea of patriotism. I know it exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But I will venture to assert, that a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided b
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have it's fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    As peace is the end of war, so to be idle is the ultimate purpose of the busy.
  • Pete Holiday
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    Capitalism needs to function like a game of tug-of-war. Two opposing sides need to continually struggle for dominance, but at no time can either side be permitted to walk away with the rope.
  • Baruch Spinoza
    Baruch Spinoza
    Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
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    For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from the force of character.
    Source: Tractatus Politicus
  • Heraclitus
    Heraclitus
    Greek philosopher 540 BC - 480 BC
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    God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
  • Max Gunther
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    If you are losing a tug-of-war with a tiger, give him the rope before he gets to your arm. You can always buy a new rope.
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
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    In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.
  • Adam Schiff
    Adam Schiff
    American lawyer and politician 1960-
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    It is now conventional wisdom that Americans do not care why we went to war in Iraq, that it is enough that the world is better off without Saddam Hussein.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.
  • Marianne Moore
    Marianne Moore
    American poet 1887-1972
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    War is pillage versus resistance and if illusions of magnitude could be transmuted into ideals of magnanimity, peace might be realized.
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