Quotes tagged with war (3951 quotes found)

Mark Twain
God created war so that Americans would learn geography.
americans  geography  war  # 583
Margaret Atwood
War is what happens when language fails.
war  # 844
George Orwell
War is peace.
J.K. Rowling
There was a clatter as the basilisk fangs cascaded out of Hermione's arms. Running at Ron, she flung them around his neck and kissed him full on the mouth. Ron threw away the fangs and broomstick he was holding and responded with such enthusiasm that he lifted Hermione off her feet.
love  romance  war  # 972
Albert Einstein
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
wisdom  war  future  albert-einstein  # 1032
G.K. Chesterton
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
life  passion  war  # 1177
J.R.R. Tolkien
War must be, while we defend our lives against a destroyer who would devour all; but I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.
war  lotr  # 1334
Herbert Hoover
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.
death  age  fighting  war  old-age  youth  # 1903
Voltaire
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Albert Camus
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
war  martyrdom  pacifism  principles  # 1981
Plato
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
life-lessons  war  dead  warriors  # 2705
Adolf Hitler
If you win, you need not have to explain...If you lose, you should not be there to explain!
philosophy  war  # 2803
Abu Abbas
We never had planned to hijack a ship. We never thought of any war plans outside the Palestinian lands. We wished that the program had not failed and then the warriors could have achieved their goals.
war  goals  Outside  # 3077
Abu Abbas
I do not feel remorse. Everybody makes mistakes in war.
war  Everybody  mistakes  # 3078
Hiam Abbass
I grew up acutely aware of the exile and distance caused by war.
war  Grew  Aware  # 3111
Chris Abani
I had amazing intellectual privilege as a kid. My mom taught me to read when I was two or three. When I was five, I read and wrote well enough to do my nine-year older brother's homework in exchange for chocolate or cigarettes. By the time I was 10, I was reading Orwell, Tolstoy's 'War and Peace,' and the Koran. I was reading comic books, too.
time  peace  war  # 3124