War Quotes and Sayings

History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
Ronald Reagan

It is a tragic mix-up when the United States spends $500,000 for every enemy soldier killed, and only $53 annually on the victims of poverty.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Dad, how do soldiers killing each other solve the world’s problems?
Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes)

Every vice was once a virtue, and may become respectable again, just as hatred becomes respectable in wartime.
– Will Durant

History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Joseph Stalin

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

Hitler wanted to destroy Russia- everyone needs to remember how that ended.
Vladimir Putin

Want to know what’s more destructive than a nuclear bomb? Words.
Kim Jong-un

Most disputes are the result of stupidity and misunderstanding.

Not all battles are fought for victory. Some are fought simply to tell the world that there was someone on the battlefield.
Ravish Kumar

People with clenched fists can not shake hands.
Indira Gandhi

Men fight wars. Women win them.
Queen Elizabeth II

War: a massacre of people who don’t know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don’t massacre each other.
Paul Valéry

Humans are the only animal that blushes, laughs, has religion, wages war, and kisses with lips. So in a way, the more you kiss with lips, the more human you are. And the more you wage war.
Jonathan Safran Foer

Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.
William Hazlitt

War is not a life: it is a situation, one which may neither be ignored nor accepted.
T.S. Eliot

Fighting for peace is like f**king for chastity.

If someday robots will do the fighting for us in wars then, theoretically, killing to win a war will no longer be necessary.
Boghos L. Artinian

Never start a war you cannot finish.

We had the 1st and 2nd world war, but if we gonna have the 3rd then God never gave wisdom to humans.
Sipho P Nkosi

Never start a fight when you are not ready for war.

Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
– John Adams

When two leaves of a tree are not same then how can we expect two humans to be similar. War is only due to those differences.

During wars human dignity is trampled upon, death becomes the norm, and survival is permanently depressing.
Boghos L. Artinian

Sometimes war is a necessary evil for peace.

Thanks to history books, I have realized that people over the years have been dying of war, and that enabled me to realize that there is nothing stupid like war.
Kamal Haasan

In times of war, don’t touch the guns; stay as a human! Always refuse to be a killer!
Mehmet Murat ildan

The essential act of war is destruction, not necessarily of human lives, but of the products of human labor. War is a way of shattering to pieces, or pouring into the stratosphere, or sinking in the depths of the sea, materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable, and hence, in the long run, too intelligent.
George Orwell

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.
George Orwell

Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac.
George Orwell

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