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"If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat but in submission and slavery! Our chains are forged! Their clanking may be heard on the plains of Boston! The war is inevitable; and let it come! I repeat, Sir, let it come!" Patrick Henry 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The only way to win World War III is to prevent it." Dwight Eisenhower 4.653846153846154 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of their way and let them have it." Dwight Eisenhower 4.833333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace." George Washington 4.541666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop." Henry Mencken 4.647058823529412 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"A tyrant is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader." Plato 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs." Dwight Eisenhower 4.111111111111111 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice." Martin Luther King Jr. 4.625 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The whole art of war consists in a well-reasoned and extremely circumspect defensive, followed by rapid and audacious attack." Napoleon Bonaparte 4.166666666666667 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"You don't need to be 'straight' to fight and die for your country. You just need to shoot straight." Barry Goldwater 3.909090909090909 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war." Winston Churchill 4.454545454545454 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"There is nothing more exhilarating than to be shot at without result." Winston Churchill 4.6923076923076925 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies." Winston Churchill 4.8 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce." Winston Churchill 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Wars are seldom caused by spontaneous hatreds between people, for peoples in general are too ignorant of one another to have grievances and too indifferent to what goes on beyond their borders to plan conquests. They must be urged to the slaughter by politicians who know how to alarm them." Henry Mencken 4.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap." Ronald Reagan 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"There are some who've forgotten why we have a military. It's not to promote war; it's to be prepared for peace." Ronald Reagan 4.35 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars." Martin Luther King Jr. 4.384615384615385 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"There is no such thing as a good war and there is no such thing as a bad peace." Benjamin Franklin 4.5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The urge for destruction is also a creative urge." Mikhail Bakunin 4.2 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote

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