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    It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.

    by Voltaire Found in War Quotes,
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Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima.... The force from which the sun draws its power read more

Sixteen hours ago an American airplane dropped one bomb on Hiroshima.... The force from which the sun draws its power has been loosed against those who brought war to the Far East.

by Harry S. Truman Found in: War Quotes,
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In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.

In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.

by Jose Narosky 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 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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War is the science of destruction.

War is the science of destruction.

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You know — we've had to imagine the war here, and we have imagined that it was being fought by read more

You know — we've had to imagine the war here, and we have imagined that it was being fought by aging men like ourselves. We had forgotten that the wars were fought by babies. When I saw those freashly shaved faces, it was a shock. 'My God, my God —' I said to myself, 'it's the Children's Crusade.'

by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Found in: War Quotes,
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Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those read more

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.

by Dwight D. Eisenhower Found in: War Quotes,
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There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.

There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.

by Henry Havelock Ellis Found in: War Quotes,
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Gaily! gaily! close our ranks!
Arm! Advance!
Hope of France!
Gaily! gaily! closed our read more

Gaily! gaily! close our ranks!
Arm! Advance!
Hope of France!
Gaily! gaily! closed our ranks!
Onward! Onward! Gauls and Franks!

by Pierre Jean De Beranger Found in: War Quotes,
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