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Various Wars Quotes


"All wars would end immediately if the various chiefs of state dropped a little LSD." - David Crosby

"I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars." - E M Forster

"All government wars are unjust." - Murray Rothbard

"Various "wars on drugs" throughout history have killed millions, enslaved millions more, destroyed families, are usually just thin pretenses for mass incarceration, mass surveillance, ethnic cleansing, population control." - Kool A.D.

"Wars are not won by evacuations." - Winston Churchill

"People don't start wars, governments do." - Ronald Reagan

"People do not make wars; governments do." - Ronald Reagan

"We are living in a world in which all wars are wars of defense." - George Wald

"When words fail, wars begin. When wars finally end, we settle our disputes with words." - Wilfred Funk

"The suppression of natural sexual gratification leads to various kinds of substitute gratifications. Natural aggression, for example, becomes brutal sadism which then is an essential mass-psychological factor in imperialistic wars." - Wilhelm Reich

"Star Wars, the original movie, was all the various old genre of pictures: the swashbucklers, the war movies, all those things were put n there in a different look." - Bruce Boxleitner

"All wars will be settled by sea power." - Erich Raeder

"All wars are fought for the acquisition of wealth" - Socrates

"Democracy is more cruel than wars or tyrants." - Seneca the Younger

"All wars are popular for the first 30 days." - Arthur M Schlesinger Jr

"In wars, boy, fools kill other fools for foolish causes." - Robert Jordan

"Emotions may win arguments, but they don't win wars." - Kathleen Troia Mcfarland

"When American presidents prepare for foreign wars, they lie." - Robert Higgs

"I know not whether taxes are raised to fight wars, or wars are fought in order to raise taxes." - Thomas Paine

"Little wars start big wars." - Michael Mccaul

"9/11, the wars and terrorism have affected all of us in different ways: people who lost family on 9/11, the people who lost family in the wars and people who lost family in various terrorist attacks that have occurred since." - Mark Boal

"All interstate wars intensify aggression - maximize it ... some wars are even more unjust than others. In other words, all government wars are unjust, although some governments have less unjust claims..." - Murray Rothbard

"As for the assertion that nuclear weapons prevent wars, how many more wars are needed to refute this arguments? Tens of millions have died in the many wars that have taken place since 1945." - Joseph Rotblat

"God transforms, so to speak, this air into words, into various sounds. He makes you understand these various sounds through the modifications by which you are affected." - Nicolas Malebranche

"It seemed clear that wars were not made by generations and their special stupidities, but that wars were made instead by something ignorant in the human heart" - John Knowles

"All wars are sacred to those who have to fight them. If the people who started wars didn't make them sacred, who would be foolish enough to fight?" - Margaret Mitchell

"I still believe that even though 'The Empire Strikes Back' is better in innumerable ways than 'Star Wars,' 'Star Wars' wins." - Joss Whedon

"People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Rich and various gems inlay The unadorned bosom of the deep." - John Milton

"People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not." - Francois De La Rochefouca

"I have come to see the real clash of the ages, involve wars and various historical circumstances, as being a clash of satan' s versus God's plan for man to learn and experience true liberty, by first receiving forgiveness of sins through the work of Christ on the cross, and then walking in the 'newness of life." - Richard S. Wheeler

"In Jerusalem, the various modes of worship essentially stood for the same cause but were equally hateful to one another. They never served as a unifying factor. Their adherents were equally manipulated by the clergies to regard the others as wicked infidels or idolaters. The centuries passed in constant pious agitation and in frequent religious wars." - Amos Elon

"As you travel through the Middle East what keeps on striking home to me is how similar everyone is, and yet the degree to which we can find differences to fight wars over. It requires a great deal of empathy, I think, between various sides to overcome this history and live in peace." - Barack Obama

"In the name of peace They waged the wars ain't they got no shame" - Nikki Giovanni

"Our modern wars make many unhappy while they last and none happy when they are over." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"We've been there on World Wars, it's time for World Party I." - Vanna Bonta

"If peace . . . only had the music and pageantry of war, there'd be no wars." - Sophie Kerr

"Wars begin when you will, but they do not end when you please." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run." - Brendan Gill

"I want to be in Star Wars. That would be amazing." - Luke Benward

"The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles." - Eugene V Debs

"and when all the wars are over, a butterfly will still be beautiful." - Ruskin Bond

"Our universities today are better equipped than ever, and the wars keep getting worse." - Jacque Fresco

"Every day women and children are killed and maimed by landmines long after wars are over." - Heather Mills

"Wars are never cured, they just go into remission for a few years." - David Mitchell

"We know how to win wars. We must learn now to win peace..." - Stephen Ambrose

"I was a total sci-fi geek. Star Wars was my ultimate favorite." - Ming-Na Wen

"Rock and roll cola wars, I can't take it any more." - Billy Joel

"Like its politicians and its wars, society has the teenagers it deserves." - J B Priestley

"A too-swift and easy coalition victory may substantially increase the risk of future wars." - Robert Manne

"Public opinion wins wars." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"There have never been so many civil wars as in the Kingdom of Christ." - Baron de Montesquieu

"Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong." - Ronald Reagan

"In the present imperialistic milieu there can be no wars of national self-defense." - Karl Liebknecht

"Frankly, 'Bride Wars' got made because movies with women need to be about weddings and love." - Casey Wilson

"I hate 'Mafia Wars'." - Nolan Bushnell

"I learned firsthand that there would simply be no wars if people engaged in real conversation." - Mark Burnett

"Various Horsemen are abroad, doing their various Apocalyptic things." - George Alec Effinger

"While President Obama was starting and expanding unconstitutiona l wars overseas, Bradley Manning, whose actions have caused exactly zero deaths, was shining light on the truth behind these wars." - Ron Paul

"In these days of wars and rumors of wars, haven't you ever dreamed of a place where there was peace and security, where living was not a struggle but a lasting delight?" - Frank Capra

"Ye shall hear of wars and rumors of wars." - Bible

"All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers." - Francois Fenelon

"The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars." - William Westmoreland

"The object of music is a Sound. The end; to delight, and move various Affections in us." - Rene Descartes

"We're merely one tree with various types, shapes and sizes of leaves that all wave differently in the breeze." - Rasheed Ogunlaru

"All the bystanders at an event worthy of note adopt various gestures of admiration when contemplating the occurrence." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love andcompassion would have built the defenses of peace." - U Thant

"More than just an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Wars such as those which have occurred in Iraq only allow hatred, violence and terror to proliferate" - Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

"Wars damage the civilian society as much as they damage the enemy. Soldiers never get over it." - Paul Fussell

"Wars are to be undertaken in order that it may be possible to live in peace without molestation." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Wars are sometimes waged to extend trade-the blood of many being shed to enrich a few." - William Jennings Bryan

"Artists never make wars. They are too busy making life out of the matter of their visions." - Marya Mannes

"We're fighting three wars now. Imagine how many we'd be fighting if President Obama hadn't won the Nobel Peace Prize." - Jay Leno

"I was drinking tea the other day, and I thought: they used to fight wars over this." - Daniel Tosh

"When I hear Rand Paul, who is much younger, saying wars are verkakte, I agree with him." - Chris Matthews

"There are no unwinnable wars." - Ozzy Osbourne

"Unavailable wars are always just." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Wars such as those which have occurred in Iraq only allow hatred, violence and terror to proliferate." - Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

"Armaments and wars, usually financed by budget deficits, are also a source of this kind of profits." - Michal Kalecki

"I'm a Star Wars fanatic." - Matthew Vaughn

"Immigrants do more than help us win our wars, or set up cleaning shops or ethnic restaurants." - Stephen Ambrose

"You need to think, when you get involved in wars, how you're going to get out of them." - Rory Kennedy

"None of us really understood exactly how much Star Wars would affect us for the rest of our lives." - Jake Lloyd

"I had some issues. When I first had to deal with being in 'Star Wars,' you know, who wouldn't?" - Jake Lloyd

"Things move very slowly in politics. We seem to fight the same wars over and over again." - Pete Du Pont

"Watched Star Wars in 77 and that's when I got into watching films. I was just blown away by it." - Debra Wilson

"No two wars are identical." - Kate Adie

"true wars are never won" - E E Cummings

"I don't go to war for the adrenaline rush. I cover wars because that's what I've ended up doing." - Tim Hetherington

"And always we had wars, and more wars, and still other wars - all over Europe, all over the world. "Sometimes in the private interest of royal families," Satan said, "sometimes to crush a weak nation; but never a war started by the aggressor for any clean purpose - there is no such war in the history of the race."" - Mark Twain

"I am sick of war. Every woman of my generation is sick of war. Fifty years of war. Wars rumored, wars beginning, wars fought, wars ending, wars paid for, wars endured." - Josephine Winslow Johnson

"I've spent various periods of my career being thought of as various things, various degrees of substance and ideas." - Ben Mendelsohn

"Since opposed principles, or ideologies, are irreconcilable, wars fought over principle will be wars of mutual annihilation. But wars fought for simple greed will be far less destructive, because the aggressor will be careful not to destroy what he is fighting to capture. Reasonable - that is, human - men will always be capable of compromise, but men who have dehumanized themselves by becoming the blind worshipers of an idea or an ideal are fanatics whose devotion to abstractions makes them the enemies of life." - Alan Watts

"Salt is the policeman of taste: it keeps the various flavors of a dish in order and restrains the stronger from tyrannizing over the weaker." - Margaret Visser

"Christ taught us truth; the Devil teaches us falsehood, and strives in every way to contradict every truth; devising various calumnies against it." - John of Kronstadt

"How can you do the right thing when you can't figure out what that is? When all you have before you are choices in various shades of wrong?" - Neal Shusterman

"But the great Master said, "I see No best in kind, but in degree; I gave a various gift to each, To charm, to strengthen, and to teach"." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"We ought to have more women in various management positions, because women are the ones who decide almost everything in the home" - Ingvar Kamprad

"In every sort of danger there are various ways of winning through, if one is ready to do and say anything whatever." - Socrates

"A man's acts are partly determined by spontaneous impulse, partly by the conscious and unconscious effects of the various groups to which he belongs." - Bertrand Russell

"One of the grave dangers inherent in the various stages of any theatrical career-whether it be budding, quiescent or diminishing-is the advice of friends." - Moss Hart

"My poems are more my silence than my speech. Just as music is a kind of quiet. Sounds are needed only to unveil the various layers of silence." - Anna Kamienska

"Home has become such a scattered, damaged, various concept in our present travails. There is so much to yearn for. There are so few rainbows any more." - Salman Rushdie

"Continual improvisation on a theme is a more useful way to think of how to bring the various parts of life together." - Stewart D. Friedman

"I've always explored various areas of society." - Johnny Cash

"As far as thinking about death and murder and various ways of killing people and how people die... I probably have the most twisted mind in Slayer." - Tom Araya

"The current administration has made the decision to cut dollars going for community development block grants, for various incentives to bring cities back." - Stephanie Tubbs Jones

"The soul is content to stay imprisoned in the human body... for through the eyes all the various things of nature are represented to the soul." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"How various his employments whom the world Calls idle; and who justly in return Esteems that busy world an idler too!" - William Cowper

"Of all the various out-door recreations I have tried, when it comes to genuine, exciting sport, give me hunting with a camera...." - Roger Tory Peterson

"If to live is to progress, if you are lucky, from foolishness to wisdom, then to write novels is to broadcast the various stages of your foolishness." - Jane Smiley

"I've done a lot of work other than sci-fi, and between half-hour comedy, stage, and various movie roles, I've really tried to avoid being typecast." - Scott Bakula

"Read. Read. Read. Just don't read one type of book. Read different books by various authors so that you develop different styles." - R L Stine

"I have been through various fitness regimes. I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while." - Sting

"The Romans have provided a lot of writers with a model for various interstellar empires, of course, and no wonder. The Roman Empire is a really good example of a large empire that, in one form or another, functioned for quite a long time over a very large area. And over all that time, there was all sorts of exciting drama - civil wars and assassinations and revolts and bits breaking off and being forced back in ... But I didn't want my future - however fanciful it was - to be entirely European. The Radchaai aren't meant to be Romans in Space." - Ann Leckie

"For the other end of the spectrum, the 50 to 85 percent of the world's population who are not the recipients of privilege, the world they know is almost certainly worse than any their earlier counterparts knew. It is likely they are worse off materially, despite the technological changes. In substantive as opposed to formal terms, they are more, not less, subject to arbitrary constraints, since the central mechanisms are more pervasive and more efficient. And they bear the brunt of the various kinds of psychic malaise, as well as of the destructiveness of civil wars." - Immanuel Wallerstein

"Peace as a positive condition of society, not merely as an interim between wars, is something so unknown that it casts no images on the mind's screen." - Denise Levertov

"Ring out old shapes of foul disease, Ring out the narrowing lust of gold; Ring out the thousand wars of old, Ring in the thousand years of peace." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"It seems to me, that if statesmen had a little more arithmetic, or were accustomed to calculation, wars would be much less frequent." - Benjamin Franklin

"We must be very careful not to assign this deliverance the attributes of a victory. Wars are not won by evacuations" - Winston Churchill

"The cruelest foe is a masked benefactor. The wars which make history so dreary have served the cause of truth and virtue." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Carson doesn't believe in fighting stupid wars." - Benjamin Carson

"Propriety and single interest divides the people of a land and the whole world into parties and is the cause of all wars and bloodshed and contention everywhere" - Gerrard Winstanley

"Men fight wars. Women win them." - Elizabeth I

"We put labels on people and fight wars over them. If we truly want harmony, we have to get past the labels." - Wayne Dyer

"Wars are never fought for altruistic reasons." - Arundhati Roy

"While other [military] alliances have been formed to win wars, our fundamental purpose is to prevent war while preserving and extending the frontiers of freedom." - Ronald Reagan

"I am weary of your quarrels, Weary of your wars and bloodshed, Weary of your prayers for vengeance, Of your wranglings and dissensions" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"I've always dreamed that George Lucas would call me one day and ask me to be in one of the 'Star Wars' films." - Ming-Na Wen

"In Kurdistan, theres a lot of hardship - a lot of wars, a lot of bitter and difficult lifestyles. And witnessing all those made me a director." - Bahman Ghobadi

"Civil wars leave nothing but tombs." - Alphonse De Lamartine

"Only very coarse persons wanted wars." - Pearl S Buck

"Im sick and tired of old men sitting around in air conditioned rooms here in Washington, dreaming up wars for young men to die in." - George Mcgovern

"Wars are never fought for altruistic reasons. They're usually fought for hegemony, for business. And then of course there's the business of war." - Arundhati Roy

"Civil wars are the greatest of evils. They are inevitable, if we wish to reward merit, for all will say that they are meritorious." - Blaise Pascal

"Fight the fighters, not their wars." - Banksy

"Throughout America today, we honor the dead of our wars. We recall their valor and their sacrifices. We remember they gave their lives so that others might live." - Ronald Reagan

"Wars have always started over religion" - Glenn Danzig

"Wars always bring about a conservative reaction. They overwhelm and destroy patient and careful efforts to improve the condition of man." - Clarence Darrow

"We must never again let America be led into a fratricidal war like the last two world wars, for the sake of alien, minority interests." - George Lincoln Rockwell

"I was one of the few people who thought Star Wars was going to work, and I hadn't even seen any special effects." - Harrison Ford

"I learned so much about the making of Star Wars and that became a real drive for me, right from the time I was 12 or 13." - Patrick Lussier

"Wars can destroy everything but hope!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Men have periods; they're called wars." - Chuck D

"I'm a big Star Wars fan." - Luc Besson

"America is constantly involved in unnecessary wars." - Jimmy Carter

"Wars are caused by unprotected wealth." - Douglas Macarthur

"That was a time when only the dead could smile, delivered from their wars, and the sign, the soul, of Leningrad dangled outside its prison-house..." - Anna Akhmatova

"Croesus said to Cambyses; That peace was better than war; because in peace the sons did bury their fathers, but in wars the fathers did bury their sons." - Francis Bacon



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