If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.
Ulysses S. Grant
We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.
It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians have to get hurt in wars, otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy way to rid the human race of unneeded trash.
I have not yet begun to fight!
John Paul Jones
The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man.
Sweat saves blood.
To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
The first casualty when war comes is truth.
The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars.
Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.
No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part of the globe at every moment of time.
Henry A. Kissinger
There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.
It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war.
Lester B. Pearson
I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy.
Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.
War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
War is hell.
William Tecumseh Sherman
War is not an adventure. It is a disease. It is like typhus.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
We have war when at least one of the parties to a conflict wants something more than it wants peace.
John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.
The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.
William Tecumseh Sherman
The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully.
Charles Evans Hughes
A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations. They have the best implements of war.
Herbert V. Prochnow
But when will our leaders learn - war is not the answer.
What is the use of physicians like myself trying to help parents to bring up children healthy and happy, to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory.
War is the unfolding of miscalculations.
We have been travelling through a cloud. The sky has been dark ever since the war began.
It was definitely a part of our life. I mean, my mom had both her brothers and her fiancee in Vietnam at the same time, so it wasn't just my dad's story, it was my mom's story too. And we definitely grew up listening to the stories.
The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts.
Omar N. Bradley
We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars.
War would end if the dead could return.
The Establishment center... has led us into the stupidest and cruelest war in all history. That war is a moral and political disaster - a terrible cancer eating away at the soul of our nation.
When the question arose whether I, as a member of the royal family, should take part in active combat in the Falklands, there was no question in her mind, and it only took her two days to sort the issue.
You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.
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