War Quotes - Page 2

All war is deception.
– Sun Tzu

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

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

Sometimes I think it should be a rule of war that you have to see somebody up close and get to know him before you can shoot him.
– Colonel Potter

We need a new law that owners of SUVs are automatically in the military reserve. Then they can go get their own goddamn oil.
– Jello Biafra

We have failed to grasp the fact that mankind is becoming a single unit, and that for a unit to fight against itself is suicide.
– Havelock Ellis

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
– David Friedman

You are not going to get peace with millions of armed men.The chariot of peace cannot advance over a road littered with cannon.
– David Lloyd George

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

They have not wanted Peace at all; they have wanted to be spared war as though the absence of war was the same as peace.
– Dorothy Thompson

The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

A self-respecting nation is ready for anything, including war, except for a renunciation of its option to make war.
– Simone Weil

If we are going to stop wars on this earth, we are going to have to make war on hunger our number one priority.
– David W. Brooks

We have war when at least one of the parties to a conflict wants something more than it wants peace.
– Jeane J. Kirkpatrick

“There are no atheists in foxholes” isn’t an argument against atheism, it’s an argument against foxholes.
– James Morrow

War has a deeper and more ineffable relation to hidden grandeurs in man than has yet been deciphered.
– Thomas Quincey

A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations. They have the best implements of war.
– Herbert V. Prochnow

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