Wednesday, 27 February 2013

War Quotes and Saying

 
The eagle has ceased to scream, but the parrots will now begin to chatter. The war of the giants is over and the pigmies will now start to squabble.
{Winston Churchill}
 War is not merely a political act a real political instrument, a continuation of political intercourse, a carrying out of the same by other means.
{Karl Von Clausewitz}
 War is nothing but a continuation of political intercourse with an admixture of other means.
{Karl von Clausewitz}
 I say when you get into a war, you should win as quick as you can, because your losses become a function of the duration of the war, I believe when you get in a war, get everything you need and win it.
{Dwight D. Eisenhowe}
 Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war, no nation has ever borrowed largely for education. Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
{Abraham Flexner}
 All of us who served in one war or another know very well that all wars are the glory and the agony of the young.
{Gerald R. Ford}
 Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die and it is youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow and the triumphs that are the aftermath of war.
{Herbert Hoover}
 Among the calamities of war, may be justly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates, and credulity encourages.
{Samuel Johnson}
 War is itself a political act with primarily political objects and under the American form of government political officials must necessarily direct its general course.
{Captain Dudley W. Knox}
Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men.
{David Lloyd George}
That's the way it is in war. You win or lose, live or die-and the difference is just an eyelash.
{Douglas Macarthur}
War contains so much folly, as well as wickedness, that much is to be hoped from the progress of reason; and if any thing is to be hoped, every thing ought to be tried.
{James Madison}
The enemy advances, we retreat; the enemy camps, we harass; the enemy tires, we attack; the enemy retreats, we pursue.
{Mao Tse-Tung}
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things; the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks nothing worth a war, is worse.
{John Stuart Mill}
War challenges virtually every other institution of society-the justice and equity of its economy, the adequacy of its political systems, the energy of its productive plant, the bases, wisdom and purposes of its foreign policy.
{Walter Millis}
 Stand your ground. Don't fire unless fired upon, but if they mean to have a war, let it begin here.
{John Parker}
 I have always said that a conference was held for one reason only, to give everybody a chance to get sore at everybody else. Some times it takes two or three conferences to scare up a ware but generally one will do it.
{Will Rogers}
 Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.
{Theodore Roosevelt}
Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war.
{Thucydides}
A time will come when a. politician who has wilfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.
{H. G. Wells}

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