Thursday, January 18

Quotes on War

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

Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come. Carl Sandburg

People in general are scared to death of the war and all the exhibition have been a failure, because the rich - don't want to buy anything. Frida Kahlo

You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake. Jeannette Rankin

War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children. Jimmy Carter

War is not its own end, except in some catastrophic slide into absolute damnation. It's peace that's wanted. Some better peace than the one you started with. Lois McMaster Bujold

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 the holy name of liberty or democracy? Mahatma Gandhi

The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts. Omar Bradley

Either war is obsolete or men are. R. Buckminster Fuller

It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it. Robert E. Lee

Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events. Sir Winston Churchill

When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it? Eleanor Roosevelt

War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace. Thomas Mann

Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies. W. L. George

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