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Love life - be a peacemaker. Gary Amirault
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war. Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955), (attributed)
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war Barbara Bush (1925 - ) (Spoken by a woman who had a war-mongering husband and son.)
The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it. George Orwell (1903 - 1950), Polemic, May 1946, "Second Thoughts on James Burnham"
War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory. Georges Clemenceau (1841 - 1929)
War is much too serious a matter to be entrusted to the military. Georges Clemenceau (1841 - 1929)
You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake. Jeannette Rankin (1880 - 1973)
Neither enemy faces, nor the mothers that love them, come to mind when one is thinking of nothing but endeavouring to survive. Philosophising about war is useless under fire. Linda Berdoll, Mr. Darcy Takes A Wife, 2004
War is not its own end, except in some catastrophic slide into absolute damnation. It's peace that's wanted. Some better peace than the one you started with. Lois McMaster Bujold, "The Vor Game", 1990
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed. Mao Tse-Tung (1893 - 1976)
I think the mark of a great ruler, is not his ability to make war but to achieve peace. Monica Fairview, Darcy Cousins, 2010
The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts. Omar Bradley (1893 - 1981), Speech to Boston Chamber of Commerce, 1948
Either war is obsolete or men are. R. Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983), New Yorker, Jan. 8, 1966
It is well that war is so terrible - otherwise we would grow too fond of it. Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870), Statement at the Battle of Fredericksburg (13th December 1862)
One day President Roosevelt told me that he was asking publicly for suggestions about what the war should be called. I said at once 'The Unnecessary War'. Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965), Second World War (1948)
The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky. Solomon Short
Take the diplomacy out of war and the thing would fall flat in a week. Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)
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A War Prayer by Mark Twain. Preachers, profiteers and politicians make war appear to be glorious. It is not (Gary Amirault) This is the text of Mark Twain's powerful illustration and a link to a youtube video version.
War: Who is responsible? by Lawrence M. Vance. Points out that the American government has created a mindset that when a person puts on a military uniform, they are no longer responsible for their actions on the killing fields. This is wrong.
War is a Racket by Major General Smedley Darlington Butler
The pioneers of a warless world are the youth that refuse military service. - Albert Einstein.
The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations. David Friedman
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." -MATTHEW 5:9
Neither shall they learn war any more. Jewish and Christian Bibles, Isaiah 2:4; Micah 4:3
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