Quotes: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
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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.
  • We're living through a time where we are fighting wars fostered by politics, admittedly not on the same scale as the First World War, but with equally tragic realities for our soldiers and their families.
  • Ben Foster
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    'A Streetcar Named Desire' is one of the best, if not the best, modern American plays. It deals with family dynamics, mental health, PTSD, war, and love. It's hard to beat.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    A bargain is in its very essence a hostile transaction do not all men try to abate the price of all they buy? I contend that a bargain even between brethren is a declaration of war.
  • Edgar W. Howe
    Edgar W. Howe
    American journalist and writer 1853-1937
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    A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero; he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around.
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