War Quotes

War Quotes

Peace at Home, Peace in the World
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

“War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.”
 George Orwell

“War is what happens when language fails.”
Margaret Atwood

“All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.”
 John Steinbeck

The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.
Norman Schwarzkopf

” Unless a nation’s life faces peril,war is murder ..”

Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.
Herbert Hoover

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

“God created war so that Americans would learn geography.”
Mark Twain

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

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

“War doesn’t determine who’s right. War determines who remains.”
 R.F. Kuang

“In wars, boy, fools kill other fools for foolish causes”
Robert Jordan

“War so conspicuously benefits rich men and kills the poor ones.”
 Barbara Kingsolver

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


“There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.”
 Howard Zinn

“Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.”
Ernest Hemingway,

“In war, the strong make slaves of the weak, and in peace the rich makes slaves of the poor.”
 Oscar Wilde

“The poor go to war, to fight and die for the delights, riches, and superfluities of others.”

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

“It is the oldest ironies that are still the most satisfying: man, when preparing for bloody war, will orate loudly and most eloquently in the name of peace.
Alan Moore

“What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or in the holy name of liberty or democracy?”
 Mahatma Gandhi

“In this world, whenever there is light, there are also shadows. As long as the concept of winners exist, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love.”
 Masashi Kishimoto

“The essential act of war is destruction, not necessarily of human lives, but of the products of human labour. War is a way of shattering to pieces, or pouring into the stratosphere, or sinking in the depths of the sea, materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable, and hence, in the long run, too intelligent.”
 George Orwell

“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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