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Make Love Not War Quotes


"Drop Pants, Not Bombs. Break Dance, Not Hearts. Draft Beer, Not People. Make LOVE, Not WAR." - Ashley Purdy

"I want you to make love, not war, I know you've heard it before." - John Lennon

"Make love, not war. Unless you're Loki, in which case: do what you want." - Tom Hiddleston

"Make love, not war. Unless you're Loki, in which case: do what you want." - Tom Hiddleston

"I think 'Make love, not war' might be the most profound statement that's ever been made." - Jorja Fox

"The signs of the Vietnam War protestors said "Make Love not War!" It didn't seem to me that they were capable of either." - Ronald Reagan

"A general message to "everyone" on the planet would go something along the lines of, "Make Love, Not War."" - Jake T Austin

"People always make war when they say they love peace." - David Herbert Lawrence

"People always make war when they say they love peace." - D H Lawrence

"The kids are saying 'Make Love, Not War', and I'm beginning to think they're right. For war costs millions of dollars a day, and love-just a few bucks a night!" - Nipsey Russell

"The kids are saying 'Make Love, Not War', and I'm beginning to think they're right. For war costs millions of dollars a day, and love-just a few bucks a night!" - Nipsey Russell

"When they said "Make love, not war" at Woodstock, they never imagined that one would become as dangerous as the other." - Jay Leno

"It requires infinitely a greater genius to make love, than to make war." - Ninon de L'Enclos

"I make war on the living, not the dead." - Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

"In the Sixties, the hippies said "Make love, not war," and that was naive. But it might be less naive to say "Make music, not war," in the sense that the people who create musical instruments are the same people who make up new weapons." - Jaron Lanier

"Make love and not war! 'Cause we don't need no trouble. What we need is love To guide and protect us on. If you hope good down from above, Help the weak if you are strong now." - Bob Marley

"I will not let her speak because I love her, and when you love someone, you do not make them tell war stories. A war story is a black space. On the one side is before and on the other side is after, and what is inside belongs only to the dead." - Catherynne M Valente

"It is as a soldier that you make love and as a lover that you make war." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"I love Apocalypse Now because it's a war movie, but yet it's not really a movie about war." - Vincent Paronnaud

"The idea that you can make love and not war really is pretty neat. That thing in Korea, the thing in Israel - that's all over the world. There must be a new way of thinking." - F Murray Abraham

"It was a wonderful time to be young. The 1960s didn't end until about 1976. We all believed in Make Love, Not War. We were idealistic innocents, despite the drugs and sex." - Margot Kidder

"Love one another, but make not a bond of love..." - Khalil Gibran

"War is hell, but that's not the half of it, because war is also mystery and terror and adventure and courage and discovery and holiness and pity and despair and longing and love. War is nasty; war is fun. War is thrilling; war is drudgery. War makes you a man; war makes you dead." - Tim O'Brien

"O war, thou son of hell, Whom angry heavens do make their minister, Throw in the frozen bosoms of our part Hot coals of vengeance. Let no soldier fly. He that is truly dedicate to war Hath no self-love; nor he that loves himself Hath not essentially, but by circumstance, The name of valor." - William Shakespeare

"It should therefore be difficult in a republic to declare war; but not to make peace." - Joseph Story

"And the ones who would not make war? Can they stop it?" - Ernest Hemingway

"Will an Iraq war make our Al Qaeda problem worse? Not likely." - Christopher Hitchens

"Make war not on terrorism but on ignorance, on sickness and on environmental degradation." - Kurt Vonnegut

"People who make war in order to escape slavery may possibly win....This will doubtless bring death and suffering to thousands....But people who tamely allow slavery to be imposed on them without resorting to a defensive war are inevitably doomed to years of death and suffering-and far more of each than any war would bring to them....The army doesn't exist that can annihilate men in their own land-not if they love it sufficiently." - Kenneth Roberts

"It is not merely cruelty that leads men to love war, it is excitement." - Henry Ward Beecher

"War lives on despotism and is not waged with God's love." - Simon Bolivar

"Millions of mind guerrillas, raising the spirit of peace and love, not war." - John Lennon

"War is not the answer, for only love can conquer hate" - Marvin Gaye

"Alliance does not mean love, any more than war means hate" - Francis Parker Yockey

"Hatred of war will not bring peace. Only love of peace will bring about those conditions." - Seth

"Hey, I'm for love, not war. How about we have a beer?" - Mel Gibson

"If we had the courage to love we would not so value these acts of war." - Jeanette Winterson

"Alliance does not mean love, any more than war means hate." - Francis Parker Yockey

"War is not the answer, because only love can conquer hate." - Marvin Gaye

"This new war, like the previous one, would be a test of the power of machines against people and places; whatever its causes and justifications, it would make the world worse. This was true of that new war, and it has been true of every new war since... I knew too that this new war was not even new but was only the old one come again. And what caused it? It was caused, I thought, by people failing to love one another, failing to love their enemies." - Wendell Berry

"Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up." - James Baldwin

"Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up." - James A Baldwin

"War is not civilized." - Talib Kweli

"Of course the more you love the sinner the more you hate and make war on the sin, just as the more you love the person, the more you hate and kill the cancer cells that are killing the person. Compassion for cancer cells does not come from compassion for persons; it comes precisely from lack of compassion for persons." - Peter Kreeft

"Looking back, there is nothing wrong with that peace, love and equality that the hippies espoused. In many ways, we have regressed because they were into organic food, back to nature, make love not war, be good to all men, share and share alike - which is what many are talking about now." - Imelda Staunton

"As we head to war with Iraq, President Bush wants to make one thing clear: This war is not about oil. It's about gasoline." - Jay Leno

"Any story you write about war, or film you make about war, is bound to be political whether you like it or not." - Michael Morpurgo

"It is the duty of righteous men to make war on all undeserved privilege, but one must not forget that this is a war without end." - Primo Levi

"It's not just the war itself. It's what you do after the war and what structure you put in place and how you make that structure work." - John Hewson

"America is at war with itself because it's basically declared war not only on any sense of democratic idealism, but it's declared war on all the institutions that make democracy possible. And we see it with the war on public schools. We see it with the war on education. We see it with the war on the healthcare system." - Henry Giroux

"War does not answer war, war does not finish war. The only ending is peace." - Philippa Gregory

"I could not make a move without making love." - Miranda July

"Today the real test of power is not capacity to make war but capacity to prevent it." - Anne O'Hare McCormick

"We have the melancholy dilemma of not being in a state to make peace or to prosecute war." - George Montagu

"when the people of any country choose peace at all costs, not even generals can make war." - Pearl S Buck

"I have come not to make war on the Italians, but to aid the Italians against Rome." - Hannibal

"I think the mark of a great ruler, is not his ability to make war but to achieve peace." - Monica Fairview

"The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his." - George S Patton

"You cannot make peace with terrorists. The normal dividing lines between war and peace do not apply." - Ulrich Beck

"All that is good in Heaven and on Earth is born of love. This war is not just. This war is not good. Love is the only thing worth fighting for." - Lauren Kate

"War will make corpses of us all." - Faramir

"Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war." - John Andrew Holmes

"Heterosexual love,. is in sync with cosmic forces. Not everyone has the stomach for daily war with nature." - Camille Paglia

"Peace, if it ever exists, will not be based on the fear of war but on the love of peace." - Julien Benda

"Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it, as we are for war." - John Holmes

"So hurry up and run to the one that you love. And blind him with your kindness. And he'll make war, oh war, On who you were before. And he'll claim all that has spoiled in your heart." - Conor Oberst

"Black with hate, said Becca. You are gathering your people with hate. Can you imagine conducting a war with love? asked Ta-Kumsaw. That's a reason to refuse to make war at all, she said gently." - Orson Scott Card

"Sometimes you are forced to defend your beliefs. Sometimes you are forced to look at relationships that aren't positive anymore. There are times when I have had to make peace with the fact that I am at war. And sometimes you have to fight those who do not want love to conquer all." - Tori Amos

"I would love to make a film about aging that would take place before the war. It would follow the stages in the life of a woman who would not have at her disposal the resources of today like cosmetic surgery, creams and pills." - Roman Polanski

"War is a barbaric tool of the war profiteers and Empires who employ them. War pits young people from the working class against other similarly poor, or disadvantaged humans, for nothing but the greed of the few. Only we the people can make war obsolete by not participating in the profound crimes of the profiteers and other war mongers." - Cindy Sheehan

"All's fair in love and war." - Francis Edward Smedley

"War creates peace like hate creates love." - David L. Wilson

"Hate war, but love the American Warrior." - Hal Moore

"Wage war on death. Live for love." - Ted Dekker

"All policies allowed in war and love." - Susanna Centlivre

"Fair is fair; all love is war." - Kyle Busch

"They are in love. Fuck the war." - Thomas Pynchon

"All's fair in love and war." - Proverbs

"Choosing happiness is a scary thing. Choosing love is a scary thing. When I was in the war, not only did I not have a voice, but I had to make myself not be heard, not be seen, become dumb, mute, blind, invisible, just so I could survive. When you fall in love, you become alive, all of a sudden you are singing. For me, there was a fear that the person I love would one day leave me, whether by their own choice or that they would die. How was I going to survive that? Choosing love and happiness is to know life goes on. I had to believe that." - Loung Ung

"I'm not going to sacrifice love, real love, for any *%@$n' war or any friend, or any business, because in the end you're alone at night." - John Lennon

"Peace does not mean the absence of war, peace means the presence of harmony, love, satisfaction and oneness. Peace means a flood of love in the world family." - Sri Chinmoy

"It's not the love you make. It's the love you give." - Nikola Tesla

"It's not the love you make. It's the love you give." - Nikola Tesla

"It's not the love you make. It's the love you give." - Nikola Tesla

"War is not women's history." - Virginia Woolf

"War is a lie. War is a racket. War is hell. War is waste. War is a crime. War is terrorism. War is not the answer." - Coleen Rowley

"It is easier to make war than to make peace." - Georges Clemenceau

"My mother's love was really not based on attachment. Her love was genuine love. To make me happy, not how I will make her happy." - Tenzin Palmo

"Have you ever asked yourself, do monsters make war, or does war make monsters?" - Laini Taylor

"The coming of the wireless era will make war impossible, because it will make war ridiculous." - Guglielmo Marconi

"You can see love in war and you can also see war in love!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"For the sake of the troops, for the love of the troops, we must not add yet another casualty to this war. We must not let truth be a casualty of this war." - Barbara Boxer

"The true end of education is not only to make the young learned, but to make them love learning; not only to make them industrious, but to make them love industry; not only to make them virtuous, but to make them love virtue; not only to make them just, but to make them hunger and thirst after justice." - John Ruskin

"It takes no courage to make war, particularly if you're not going to go and your children are not going to go." - Robert Scheer

"Love can never make you weak, and love is not restricted to opposite sex. I love my parents, I love my animals, and I love my profession." - Randeep Hooda

"Genocide is not war! It is more dangerous than war!" - Raphael Lemkin

"A war put off is not a war avoided." - Charlton Heston

"It is not enough to say we must not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"[The war on terrorism isn't a religious war, but] a defense of our right to make moral choices, to seek fellowship with God that is chosen and not commanded." - John Ashcroft

"When I pray for peace, I pray not only that the enemies of my own country may cease to want war, but above all that my country will cease to do the things that make war inevitable." - Thomas Merton

"This war differs from other wars, in this particular. We are not fighting armies but a hostile people, and must make old and young, rich and poor, feel the hard hand of war." - William Tecumseh Sherman

"I am going to explain to you why we went to war. Why mankind always does to war. It is not social or political. It is not countries that go to war, but men. It is like salt. Once one has been to war, one has salt for the rest of one's life. Men love war because it allows them to look serious. Because it is the one thing that stops women from laughing at them." - John Fowles

"Women make love for love, men make love for lust." - Derrick Harge

"One does not make wars less likely by formulationg rules of warfare... war cannot be humanized. It can only be eliminated..." - Albert Einstein

"Knowledge in war is very simple, being concerned with so few subjects, and only with their final results at that. But this does not make its application easy." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"Men like war: they do not hold much sway over birth, so they make up for it with death. Unlike women, men menstruate by shedding other people's blood." - Lucy Ellmann

"What a country calls its vital... interests are not things that help its people live, but things that help it make war." - Simone Weil

"To defeat the aggressors is not enough to make peace durable. The main thing is to discard the ideology that generates war." - Ludwig Von Mises

"If there is no sufficient reason for war, the war party will make war on one pretext, then invent another." - Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

"As somebody who, in my second marriage, insisted on a prenuptial agreement, I can also testify that sometimes it is an act of love to chart the exit strategy before you enter the union, in order to make sure that not only you, but your partner as well, knows that there will be no World War III should hearts and minds, for any sad reason, change." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Love can make a great celebration out of your life - but only love, not lust, not ego, not possessiveness, not jealousy, not dependence." - Rajneesh

"Not till the end of the war will there be any time for art or love or magic again. Perhaps never again." - Mary Butts

"It is an old adage, "All is fair in love as in war," but I thought not of general laws, and only felt a private grievance." - Jane Swisshelm

"We love and we value peace; we know its blessings from experience. We abhor the follies of war, and are not untried in its distresses and calamities." - Thomas Jefferson

"The courage of New England was the courage of conscience. It did not rise to that insane and awful passion, the love of war for itself." - Rufus Choate

"Admittedly or not, conscious or unconscious, the poetic state, a transcendent experience of life, is what the public is fundamentally seeking through love, crime, drugs, war, or insurrection." - Antonin Artaud

"We think. We are not peasants. We are mechanics. But even the peasants know better than to believe in a war. Everybody hates war. There is a class that control a country that is stupid and down not realise anything and never can. That is why we have this war. Also they make money out of it." - Ernest Hemingway

"War is not violence and killing, pure and simple; war is controlled violence, for a purpose. The purpose of war is to support your government's decisions by force. The purpose is never to kill the enemy just to be killing him but to make him do what you want him to do. Not killing... but controlled and purposeful violence." - Robert A Heinlein

"States organized for war will make war as surely as hens will lay eggs..." - H G Wells

"We have just enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another." - Jonathan Swift

"We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another." - Jonathan Swift

"She will die if you love her not, And she will die ere she might make her love known" - William Shakespeare

"If you love someone but rarely make yourself available to him or her, that is not true love." - Nhat Hanh

"War doesn't make boys men, it makes men dead." - Ken Gillespie

"A wolfe will never make war against another wolfe." - George Herbert

"Old men make war, young men fight and die" - Winston Churchill

"When the rich make war, it's the poor that die." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Make peace with man and war with your sins." - Proverbs

"We make war that we may live in peace." - Aristotle

"War is cruelty, and none can make it gentle." - Gilbert Parker

"It is far easier to make war than peace." - Georges Clemenceau

"If there is no sufficient reason for war, the war party will make war on one pretext, then invent another... after the war is on." - Robert M La Follette

"The kingdom of heaven suffers violence and the violent take it by force. Such force demands an equal response, and Jesus is going to make war on everything that hinders love, with his eyes blazing fire." - Lou Engle

"In the middle of the last century there was a reason to go to war. This time around the war was a really bad idea and I think the only people that benefited from it were Halliburton and people that made money from it, but that's not an excuse to have a war. Killing American kids so Halliburton can make money is not a righteous reason to go to war." - Anthony Kiedis

"War is like love, it always finds a way." - Bertolt Brecht

"Well, all's fair in love, war and fooling the critics." - Victor Borge

"Leave war to others; 'tis Protesilaus' part of love." - Ovid

"Love is like war; easy to begin, hard to end." - Ann Brashares

"All is fair in love, war and tax evasion." - Tom Sharpe

"Love without risk is an impossibility, like war without death." - Alain Badiou

"In war, bullets; in love, deceptions kill us." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"All's fair in love, war and ride-sharing." - Marc Andreessen

"The last night of love, the first night of war" - Camil Petrescu

"Love between a man and woman is war." - August Strindberg

"Gaining time is gaining everything in love, trade and war." - John Shebbeare

"In love there are two evils: war and peace." - Horace

" to love, has most captured the world's imagination" - Eric Partridge

"All is fair in love and war and Parliamentary procedure." - Michael Foot

" to love, has most captured the world's imagination" - Eric Partridge

"War ends only when people love each other." - Gautama Buddha



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