The best Quotes and Sayings about War

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The best Quotes and Sayings about War
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True courage is about knowing not when to take a life, but when to spare one.

CourageGandalf in Der Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey
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In war, truth is the first casualty.

Aeschylus
 
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I was a warrior who dreamed he could bring peace. Sooner or later though, you always have to wake up.

Avatar, by Jake Sully
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This is how it's done. When people are sittin' on shit that you want, you make 'em your enemy. Then you're justified in taking it.

Greed, HumanityAvatar, by Jake Sully
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Sometimes, a truce is the most important part of a war.

The Professor in Money Heist, Season 4 Episode 2
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War is hell. Hollywood fantasizes about it and makes it look good... war sucks.

Chris Kyle
 
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The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton
 
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I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.

Ulysses S. Grant
 
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I am a warrior, so that my son may be a merchant, so that his son may be a poet.

John Quincy Adams
 
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War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed.

William McKinley
 
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One can go to war alone, but you can't build peace alone.

PeaceJacques Chirac
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Nothing binds a people to their leader like a common enemy. Voters don't change governments during war.

Harvey Fierstein
 
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Kill a few hundred people, they make you a lord. Kill a few thousand, they make you king.

Bronn in Game of Thrones, Season 8 Episode 4
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My first wish is to see this plague of mankind, war, banished from the earth.

PeaceGeorge Washington
 
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Every soldier should learn survival on land, sea, and in the air.

Louis Zamperini
 
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He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious.

Sun Tzu
 
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If you can't aim for peace, aim between the eyes.

Conor McGregor, UFC 229 - Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor
 
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Those who want peace should prepare for war and be strong.

PeaceAvigdor Lieberman
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Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

Failures, BeginningDonald Trump
 
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The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.

PeaceSun Tzu
 
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In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.

Giving UpUlysses S. Grant
 
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The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.

PeaceDouglas MacArthur
 
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To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.

George Washington
 
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The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.

Norman Schwarzkopf
 
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The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood.

Otto von Bismarck
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The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.

George S. Patton
 
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War does not determine who is right - only who is left.

Bertrand Russell
 
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In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.

Dwight D. Eisenhower
 
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Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

Gun-ControlJohn F. Kennedy
 
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War is cruelty, and none can make it gentle.

Gilbert Parker
 
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Next in importance to having a good aim is to recognize when to pull the trigger.

Gun-ControlDavid Letterman
 
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Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.

Sun Tzu
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No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.

Andrew Jackson
 
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Tell me something, do you still believe good soldiers make good kings?

KingRenly Baratheon in Game of Thrones, Season 1 Episode 7
 
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It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war.

Lester B. Pearson
 
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What honor can we find on a battlefield while our people starve?

Brandon Sanderson in The Way of Kings
 
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Starting a war drains both sides.

Jax Teller in Sons Of Anarchy
 
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If you look at those matters, you will come to the conclusion that the attitude of the United States of America is a threat to world peace.

America, 2002Nelson Mandela, 2002, on the US, preparing to invade Iraq
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Who overcomes
By force, hath overcome but half his foe.

ViolenceJohn Milton in Paradise Lost
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You can build a throne with bayonets, but you can't sit on it for long.

Gun-Control, ViolenceBoris Jelzin
 
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They got money for the war, but can't feed the poor.

Greed2Pac
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The nuclear arms race is like two sworn enemies standing waist deep in gasoline, one with three matches, the other with five.

Gun-Control, Nuclear EnergyCarl Sagan
 
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Stand in the ashes of a trillion dead souls, and ask the ghosts if honor matters.

Mass Effect - 2, by Javik
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Force answers force, war breeds war, and death only brings death. To break this vicious circle one must do more than just act without any thought or doubt.

Morality & EthicsMetro - 2033, by Khan
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War does not determine who is right. War determines who is left.

Unknown
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War. War never changes.

Fallout
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War is young men dying and old men talking. You know this. Ignore the politics.

PoliticsTroy, by Odysseus
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This war will never be forgotten, nor will the heroes who fight in it.

HerosTroy, by Odysseus
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You gave me peace in a lifetime of war.

Troy, by Achilles
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I've fought many wars in my time. Some I've fought for land, some for power, some for glory. I suppose fighting for love makes more sense than all the rest.

LoveTroy, by Priam
 
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