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Waging war we understand, but not waging peace, or at any rate less consciously so.

Waging war we understand, but not waging peace, or at any rate less consciously so.

by Fredrik Bajer 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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What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel should be trained to murder read more

What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel should be trained to murder one another in cold blood.

by Aldous Huxley Found in: War Quotes,
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Instead of breaking that bridge, we should, if possible, provide
another, that he may retire the sooner out of read more

Instead of breaking that bridge, we should, if possible, provide
another, that he may retire the sooner out of Europe.

by Aristides ("the Just") Found in: War Quotes,
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A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.

A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Found in: War Quotes,
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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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War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior read more

War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.

by John F. Kennedy Found in: War Quotes,
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No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.

No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.

by Winston Churchill Found in: War Quotes,
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And by a prudent flight and cunning save
A life which valour could not, from the grave.
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And by a prudent flight and cunning save
A life which valour could not, from the grave.
A better buckler I can soon regain,
But who can get another life again?

by Archilochus Found in: Life Quotes, War Quotes,
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