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He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a read more

He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice.

by Albert Einstein Found in: War Quotes,
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There is a time for all things, a time to preach and a time to pray, but those times have read more

There is a time for all things, a time to preach and a time to pray, but those times have passed away. There is a time to fight, and that time has now come.

by Peter Muhlenberg Found in: War Quotes,
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When every autumn people said it could not last through the winter, and when every spring there was still no read more

When every autumn people said it could not last through the winter, and when every spring there was still no end in sight, only the hope that out of it all some good would accrue to mankind kept men and nations fighting. When at last it was over, the war had many diverse results and one dominant one transcending all others: disillusion.

by Barbara Tuchman Found in: War Quotes,
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O great corrector of enormous times,
Shaker of o'er-rank states, thou grand decider
Of dusty and old read more

O great corrector of enormous times,
Shaker of o'er-rank states, thou grand decider
Of dusty and old titles, that healest with blood
The earth when it is sick, and curest the world
O' the pleurisy of people.

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He who flies at the right time can fight again.
[Lat., Celuy qui fuit bonne heure
Peut read more

He who flies at the right time can fight again.
[Lat., Celuy qui fuit bonne heure
Peut combattre derechef.]

by Unattributed Author Found in: War Quotes,
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As long as war is looked upon as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked on read more

As long as war is looked upon as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked on as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: War Quotes,
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War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic read more

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.

by John Stuart Mill Found in: War Quotes,
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No man is an Island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the read more

No man is an Island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were; any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee. More mankind quotes coming soon. If you have a quote or proverb about mankind, please use the "Submit a Quote" form below to have your mankind quote reviewed by an editor. Suggestions or comments on this site? Send an email -John Donne.

by John Donne Found in: Mankind Quotes,
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When you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite.

When you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite.

by Winston Churchill Found in: War Quotes,
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