Favorite Quotations ~  War Art of War

"War is like love; it always finds a way." ~ Bertolt Brecht


A Bayonet’s contrition is nothing to the dead. ~ Emily Dickinson

We hear war called murder. It is not: it is suicide. ~ Ramsay Macdonald

It is easier to lead men to combat, stirring up their passion, than to restrain them and direct them toward the patient labors of peace. ~ Andre Gide

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime. ~ Ernest Hemingway

In war, there are no unwounded soldiers. ~ José Narosky

Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die. And it is youth that must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow, and the triumphs that are the aftermath of war. ~ Herbert Hoover

If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how? ~ Joan Baez

We make war that we may live in peace. ~ Aristotle

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

In time of war, the first casualty is truth. ~ Boake Carter

Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind. 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

The hardest battle you're ever going to fight is the battle to be just you. ~ Leo Buscaglia

Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball. ~ King Charles V the Wise

Any sensible person must see that violence does not change the world, and it it does, only temporarily. ~ Martin Scorsese

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