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"There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever." Thomas Edison 4.285714285714286 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"This does not mean that the enemy is to be allowed to escape. The object is to make him believe that there is a road to safety, and thus prevent his fighting with the courage of despair. After that, you may crush him." Sun Tzu 4.866666666666666 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
"Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live." Adolf Hitler 4.484848484848484 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace." Dwight Eisenhower 4.875 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
"To wage a war for a purely moral reason is as absurd as to ravish a woman for a purely moral reason." Henry Mencken 4.428571428571429 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"True pacifism is not unrealistic submission to an evil is rather a courageous confrontation with evil by the power of love, in the faith that it is better to be the recipient of violence than the inflicter of it, since the latter only multiplies the existence of violence and bitterness in the universe, while the former may develop a sense of shame in the opponent, and thereby bring about a transformation and change of heart." Martin Luther King Jr. 4 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
"War - an act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will." George Washington 3.857142857142857 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun." Mao Zedong 4.111111111111111 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"War does not determine who is right - only who is left." Bertrand Russell 4.924137931034482 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way 'til you can." Winston Churchill 4.375 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"War is an art and as such is not susceptible of explanation by fixed formula." George Patton 4.142857142857143 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses." Thomas Jefferson 4.25 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"War is fear cloaked in courage." William Westmoreland 3.75 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"War should be the only study of a prince." Nicolo Machiavelli 3 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Warmaking doesn't stop warmaking. If it did, our problems would have stopped millennia ago." Colman McCarthy 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Wars are caused by undefended wealth." Ernest Hemingway 4.2 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

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