Famous Quotes

Albert Einstein 
I am an absolute pacifist… It is an instinctive feeling. It is a feeling that possesses me, because the murder of men is disgusting. 

A lot of wonderful people love their country and hate the military.
Bill Clinton

I have lived in countries that were coming out of conflict: Ireland, South Africa, the Czech republic. People there are overflowing with energy.
Brian Eno

A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Rudyard Kipling 
It’s Tommy this an’ Tommy that an’ “Chuck’im out, the brute,” But it’s “Savior of’is country,” when the guns begin to shoot

An eye for an eye only makes the whole world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi

An unjust peace is better than a just war.

As soon as war is looked upon as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
Oscar Wilde

If I, taking care of everyone’s interests, also take care of my own, you can’t talk about a conflict of interest.
Silvio Berlusconi

Nothing is given to man on earth – struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible – the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen.
Andrew Bernstein

Truths begin by a conflict with the police – and end by calling them in.
Emile Cioran

Britain and France had to choose between war and dishonor. They chose dishonor. They will have war.
Winston Churchill

A Christianity that is in conflict with the Scriptures isn’t Christianity at all. Randall Tery

A conflict begins and ends in the hearts and minds of people, not in the hilltops. Amos Oz

All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men.
Hillaire Billoc

Alexander Pope 
Impatient straight to flesh his virgin sword.

I have always preferred conflict of individuals over the battle of extreme ideologies. Robert Ludlum

John Keats 
The days of peace and slumberous calm are fled.

Walt Whitman 
Thunder on! Stride on! Democracy. Strike with vengeful stroke!

It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.
Robert E. Lee

I venture to sayIt is only the dead who have seen the end of war.

no war can be long carried on against the will of the people.
Edmund Burke

Hugh Mills
Nothing unites the English like war. Nothing divides them like Picasso.

Thomas Carlyle
Men’s hearts ought not to be set against one another, but set with one another, and all against evil only.

Benjamin Franklin
We must indeed all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.

“Anything worth living for,” said Nately, “is worth dying for.”
“And anything worth dying for,” answered the old man, “is certainly worth living for.”
Joseph Heller
Catch 22

History teaches us that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
Ronald Reagan

Hugh Mills
Nothing unites the English like war. Nothing divides them like Picasso.

Thomas Carlyle
Men’s hearts ought not to be set against one another, but set with one another, and all against evil only

Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune. Seneca


Kurt TucholskyThose who hate most fervently must have once loved deeply; those who want to deny the world must have once embraced what they now set on fire.

Coretta Scott King Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.

George Bernard Shaw Hatred is the coward’s revenge for being intimidated.

Rene Descartes  It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek but a means by which we arrive at that goal.

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime. Ask the infantry and ask the dead.
Ernest Hemingway

You can’t say that civilization don’t advance, however, for in every war they kill you in a new way.
Will Rogers

George W. Bush
No, I know all the war rhetoric, but it’s all aimed at achieving peace

Next time…….no more  Mr Nice Guy

Adolf Hitler

one more victory like this and we shall be undone Phryruss

No one ever goes into battle thinking God is on the other side.
Terry Goodkind

No good decision was ever made in a swivel chair George S. Patton

War does not determine who is right – only who is left.
Bertrand Russell

Colin Powell
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.

When war is declared, Truth is the first casualty.
Arthur Ponsonby

When you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite.
Winston Churchill

Ralph Waldo Emerson
The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself

Charles de Gaulle
Only peril can bring the French together. One can’t impose unity out of the blue on a country that has 265 different kinds of cheese

Thomas Hardy
War makes good history but peace is poor reading.

In peace sons bury fathers, but war violates the order of nature, and fathers bury sons.

George Orwell
Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. War is peace.

Abraham Lincoln
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.

Zsa Zsa Gabor 

I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back.

James Madison
The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty

I wish to assure you that there can never be any return to the state of armed conflict which existed before our commitment to peace and the democratic process of election under the Lancaster House agreement
Robert Mugabe

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