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    The Civil War is not ended: I question whether any serious civil war ever does end.

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Oft he that doth abide
Is cause of his own paine,
But he that flieth in good read more

Oft he that doth abide
Is cause of his own paine,
But he that flieth in good tide
Perhaps may fight again.

by Unattributed Author Found in: War Quotes,
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You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.

You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war.

by Albert Einstein Found in: War Quotes,
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There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so read more

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.

by Thomas A. Edison Found in: War Quotes,
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War is a poor chisel to carve out tomorrow.

War is a poor chisel to carve out tomorrow.

by Martin Luther King, Jr. Found in: War Quotes,
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When people speak to you about a preventive war, you tell them to go and fight it. After my experience, read more

When people speak to you about a preventive war, you tell them to go and fight it. After my experience, I have come to hate war. War settles nothing.

by Dwight D. Eisenhower 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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Carry on, carry on, for the men and boys are gone,
But the furrow shan't lie fallow while the read more

Carry on, carry on, for the men and boys are gone,
But the furrow shan't lie fallow while the women carry on.

by Janet Begbie 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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