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    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.

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There was never a good war, or a bad peace.

There was never a good war, or a bad peace.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: War Quotes,
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I have always said that a conference was held for one reason only, to give everybody chance to get sore read more

I have always said that a conference was held for one reason only, to give everybody chance to get sore at everybody else. Sometimes it takes two or three conferences to scare up a war, but generally one will do it.

by Will Rogers Found in: War Quotes,
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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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Only two great groups of animals, men and ants, indulge in highly organized mass warfare.

Only two great groups of animals, men and ants, indulge in highly organized mass warfare.

by Charles H. Maskins Found in: War Quotes,
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In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.

In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.

by Anonymous 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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The tragedy of war is that it uses man's best to do man's worst.

The tragedy of war is that it uses man's best to do man's worst.

by Henry Fosdick Found in: War Quotes,
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It was necessary for us to discover greater powers of destruction than our enemies. We did. But after every war read more

It was necessary for us to discover greater powers of destruction than our enemies. We did. But after every war we have followed through with a new rise in our standard of living by the application of war-taught knowledge for the benefit of the world. It will be the same with the atomic bomb principles.

by Thomas J. Watson 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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