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    Let who will boast their courage in the field,
    I find but little safety from my shield,
    Nature's, not honour's law we must obey:
    This made me cast my useless shield away.

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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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'What war?' said the Prime Minister sharply. 'No one has said anything to me about a war. I really think read more

'What war?' said the Prime Minister sharply. 'No one has said anything to me about a war. I really think I should have been told. I'll be damned,' he said defiantly, 'if they shall have a war without consulting me. What's a cabinet for, if there's not more mutual confidence than that? What do they want a war for anyway?'

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In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.

In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.

by Sir Winston Churchill Found in: War Quotes,
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They shall not pass till the stars be darkened:
Two swords crossed in front of the Hun;
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They shall not pass till the stars be darkened:
Two swords crossed in front of the Hun;
Never a groan but God has harkened,
Counting their cruelties one by one.

by Katharine Lee Bates Found in: War Quotes,
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If I am asked what we are fighting for, I can reply in two
sentences. In the first place, read more

If I am asked what we are fighting for, I can reply in two
sentences. In the first place, to fulfil a solemn international
obligation . . . an obligation of honor which no self-respecting
man could possibly have repudiated. I say, secondly, we are
fighting to vindicate the principle that small nationalities are
not to be crushed in defiance of international good faith at the
arbitrary will of a strong and overmastering Power.

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The next World War will be fought with stones.

The next World War will be fought with stones.

by Albert Einstein Found in: War Quotes,
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If you are going to try to go to war, or to prepare for war, in a capitalist country, you read more

If you are going to try to go to war, or to prepare for war, in a capitalist country, you have got to let business make money out of the process or business won't work. •Henry Lewis Stimson War is like love, it always finds a way.

by Henry Lewis Stimson Found in: War Quotes,
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Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology.

Before a war military science seems a real science, like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology.

by Dame Rebecca West Found in: War Quotes,
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If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?

If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?

by Joan Baez Found in: War Quotes,
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