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Old 31-01-2005, 04:10   #1
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Quotes on War

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How do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists and then people believe what they read. - Karl Kraus

War is too important a matter to be left to the military - Georges Clemenceau

To die for an idea is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true! - HL Mencken

To die for an idea is to put a rather high price on conjecture - Anatole France

I have given two cousins to war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wife's brother - Artemus Ward

Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies - WL George

You cant say that civilization dont advance for in every war, they kill you in a new way - Will Rogers

Military justice is to justice as military music is to music - Groucho Marx

War talk by men who have been in a war is always interesting. Where as moon talk by poets who have never been in the moon is likely to be dull - Mark Twain

America is addicted to wars of distraction - Barbara Ehrenreich

It takes 15 thousand casualties to train a major-general - Ferdinand Foch

"Military intelligence" is a contradiction in terms - Groucho Marx

What war has always been is a puberty ceremony. Its a very rough one, but you went away a boy and came back a man, maybe with an eye missing or whatever, but goddammit you were a man and people had to call you a man thereafter. - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr

The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from red people - Jerome Ragni and James Rado, 1967

War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums (read: Brains), and smaller adrenal glands. - HL Mencken

As long as war is wicked, it will always have its fascination. As soon as it is deemed vulgar, it will cease to be popular - Oscar Wilde

There was never a good war or a bad peace - Benjamin Franklin

There are no warlike peoples - only warlike leaders - Ralph Bunche

A great many people enjoy a war provided its not in their neighborhood and not too bad - Bertrand Russell

Men should stop fighting among themselves, and start fighting insects - Luther Burbank
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Old 31-01-2005, 05:17   #2
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A quote from Vietnam war: "We had to destroy it, to save it!"
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A quote from Vietnam war: "We had to destroy it, to save it!"
"Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity"
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Old 03-02-2005, 14:50   #4
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"The Mind of the Bigot is like the Pupil of the Eye.The more you put light on it the more it will contract."-Wendell Holmes.
Ok it's not about war but i like the quote anyway.

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There was never a good war or a bad peace - Benjamin Franklin
Yep. Much better that French and British sold Czech to Hitler than go to war with him. Much better.
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"People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election"

Otto von Bismarck
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"People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election"

Otto von Bismarck
That's great!
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