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.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.
George S. Patton
All war is deception.
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
H. G. Wells
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
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
In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.
When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.
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
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.
It is well that war is so terrible. We should grow too fond of it.
Robert E. Lee
One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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
Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.
John F. Kennedy
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
Thomas A. Edison
There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
When the war of the giants is over the wars of the pygmies will begin.
All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.
Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.
You can't say civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way.
The basic problems facing the world today are not susceptible to a military solution.
John F. Kennedy
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
I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.
Omar N. Bradley
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
An unjust peace is better than a just war.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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