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"Warmaking doesn't stop warmaking. If it did, our problems would have stopped millennia ago." Colman McCarthy 5 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
"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
"It is only necessary to make war with five things: with the maladies of the body, with the ignorances of the mind, with the passions of the body, with the seditions of the city, with the discords of families." Tacitus 5 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"If you will not fight for the right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a small chance of survival. There may even be a worse case: you may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves." Winston Churchill 4.983870967741935 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him." GK Chesterton 4.953488372093023 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
"I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce and agriculture in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain." John Adams 4.911111111111111 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Peace begins with a smile." Mother Teresa 4.9 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"If tyranny and oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy." James Madison 4.887931034482759 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
"Of course the people dont want war...that is understood. But voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country." Hermann Goering 4.868421052631579 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
"Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!" Theodore Roosevelt 4.857142857142857 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." George Orwell 4.85 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." Thomas Jefferson 4.840670859538784 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace." Siddhartha Buddha 4.833333333333333 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
"He that fights and runs away, may turn and fight another day; but he that is in battle slain, will never rise to fight again." Tacitus 4.833333333333333 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote
"I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity." Dwight Eisenhower 4.818181818181818 avg (0 votes) Rate this Quote


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