39+ Best Quotes Of War Quotes


No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now. 
Richard M. Nixon

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. 
Sun Tzu

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. 
John Adams

The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on. 
Ulysses S. Grant

The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. 
Douglas MacArthur

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

Love has its place, as does hate. Peace has its place, as does war. Mercy has its place, as do cruelty and revenge.
Meir Kahane

He tried to name which of the deadly seven might apply, and when he failed he decided to append an eighth, regret.
Charles Frazier

There is a savage beast in every man, and when you hand that man a sword or spear and send him forth to war, the beast stirs.
George R.R. Martin

Men make war to get attention. All killing is an expression of self-hate.
Alice Walker

Violence, naked force, has settled more issues in history than has any other factor.
Robert A. Heinlein

We are forlorn like children, and experienced like old men, we are crude and sorrowful and superficial—I believe we are lost.
Erich Maria Remarque

To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.
Sun Tzu

The great Gaels of Ireland are the men that God made mad, For all their wars are merry, and all their songs are sad.
G.K. Chesterton

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
Dwight D.

I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.
George S. McGovern

When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Sun Tzu

If I have learned anything in this long life of mine, it is this: in love we find out who we want to be; in war we find out who we are.
Kristin Hannah

It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Aristotle

The nuclear arms race is like two sworn enemies standing waist deep in gasoline, one with three matches, the other with five.
Carl Sagan

The words ‘I Love You’ kill, and resurrect millions, in less than a second.
Aberjhani

War doesn't negate decency. It demands it, even more than in times of peace." - Baba
Khaled Hosseini

It doesn't make a damned bit of difference who wins the war to someone who's dead.
Joseph Heller

Move swift as the Wind and closely-formed as the Wood. Attack like the Fire and be still as the Mountain.
Sun Tzu

You can have peace. Or you can have freedom. Don't ever count on having both at once.
Robert A. Heinlein

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Martin Luther King Jr.

A thing may happen and be a total lie; another thing may not happen and be truer than the truth.
Tim O'Brien

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather, we should thank God that such men lived.
George S. Patton Jr.

The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Martin Luther King Jr.

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. 
Leo Tolstoy

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

God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger. Heraclitus

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Albert Einstein

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Voltaire

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
Sun Tzu

There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.
Howard Zinn

Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.
Sun Tzu

I find capitalism repugnant. It is filthy, it is gross, it is alienating... because it causes war, hypocrisy and competition. 
Fidel Castro

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