War Quotes


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

Terry Pratchett

Do you think it's possible for an entire nation to be insane?. Terry Pratchett
Do you think it's possible for an entire nation to be insane?

Evan Meekins

War was easy. The hard part was cleaning up afterward.

Bryant McGill

The Arts are the only acceptable theatre of war for peace.

Piers Morgan

There are many different ways of categorizing news. It doesn't have to be just war and famine and serious politics.

Thomas Pynchon

They're in love. Fuck the war.

Ruskin Bond

and when all the wars are over, a butterfly will still be beautiful.

George Carlin

How is it possible to have a civil war?

G.K. Chesterton

The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.

Toba Beta

I don't play with my life by talking bullshit. I might have some chances in this
I don't play with my life by talking bullshit.
I might have some chances in this bitchy life,
but I've got only one fuckin' chance to give...
my best shot.

Tim O'Brien

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

Seyoung Kim

We should've been different breeds. There can only be one lion in a small cage. It's not important if the other lion is sleeping or crouching in the corner. The only important thing is that...it's a lion.

Teresa R. Funke

I let all that anger and worry go because they don't belong to me any more than the future does. And I don't wanna feel them anyhow, because the truth is, whatever happens when this war ends, here and now, far from Richmond County, I'm freer than I've ever been.

Faidra Marazaki

Women will bring peace into this world.

Swami Dhyan Giten

There is a very simple relationship between increased socioeconomic rifts in the society and increased violence, criminality, war, increased lack of trust between people, health problems and social exclusion - but it seems to be very difficult for people to understand this simple relationship.

Anthony Liccione

Live for your country, die to yourself; live for yourself, die to your country.. Anthony Liccione
Live for your country, die to yourself; live for yourself, die to your country.

Ronald P. Chavez

When I write to please everybody, it falls flat. When I write what I know, fearlessly, It won't please everybody, but it doesn't fall flat.

Jill Telford

My heart is bigger than my fist.

Ernest Hemingway

World War I was the most colossal, murderous, mismanaged butchery that has ever taken place on earth. Any writer who said otherwise lied, So the writers either wrote propaganda, shut up, or fought.

Grigoris Deoudis

The words we choose to use when we communicate with each other, carry vibrations. The word ‘war’ carries a whole different vibration than the word ‘peace’. The words we use are showing how we think and how we feel. The careful selection of words, helps to elevate our consciousness and resonate in higher frequencies.

Craig Roberts

Bolt actions speak louder than words.

Joan Hiatt Harlow

Good Godfrey!

Félix J. Palma

Why had his mother gone to the trouble of bringing him into the world if the most exciting moment in his life was having been made lame by a bayonet?

Jeffrey Whittam

This is a story of Africa. A pioneer woman's journey north was merely the beginning.

Isaac Marion

What is left of us? … No countries, no cultures, no wars but still no peace. What’s at our core, then? What’s still squirming in our bones when everything else is stripped?

Herbert George Wells

Why are these things permitted? What sins have we done? The morning service was over, I was walking through the roads to clear my brain for the afternoon, and then - fire, earthquake, death! As if it were Sodom and Gomorrah! All our work undone, all the work - What are these Martians?
What are we? I answered, clearing my throat.

Ram Mohan

War is essential for peace.

Vivian Amis

Problems are solved from the inside out not the other way around.

A.K. Kuykendall

He who writes is the martyr, seen through the eyes of the unsuspecting doll.

Bryant McGill

For the achiever the battle with critics is a slow war of attrition. Let time do the dirty work for you.

Peter Duysings

Bullets do not discriminate. They are equal-opportunity projectiles.

Anthony Liccione

Words of war, on a piece of paper. Where peace is torn off, crumbled and toss
Words of war, on a piece of paper. Where peace is torn off, crumbled and toss in the waste basket.

Sherwood Smith

Who in the universe halts when the enemy tells them to?

Rick Riordan

A big sacrifice is coming, and you won't have the courage to make it. That will cost you dearly. It will cost the world dearly.

Shannon A. Thompson

War?' The word held too much definition for three letters.

Sara Sheridan

Everyone was important during the war. Everyone. We worked together and we won.

Fred Hoyle

I am an atheist, but as far as blowing up the world in a nuclear war goes, I tell them not to worry.

Orson Scott Card

The classes were valuable, but the real education was the game.. Orson Scott Card
The classes were valuable, but the real education was the game.

Munia Khan

Set your peace free
before your caged mind catches
you again in another dream trap
where you may loathe to be your own menace
awaiting in hope of a war-less world !

Ann Rinaldi

I didn't know how to say goodbye. Words were stupid. They said so little. Yet they opened up holes you could fall into and never climb out of again.

Charles S. Weinblatt

Only when we learn to value the differences among us can we achieve the true spirit of humanity.

Graham Greene

I don't care a damn about men who are loyal to the people who pay them,
I don't care a damn about men who are loyal to the people who pay them, to organizations...I don't think even my country means all that much. There are many countries in our blood, aren't there, but only one person. Would the world be in the mess it is if we were loyal to love and not to countries?

Michael Ondaatje

There are betrayals in war that are childlike compared with our human betrayals during peace. The new lovers enter the habits of the other. Things are smashed, revealed in a new light. This is done with nervous or tender sentences, although the heart is an organ of fire.

Charles Frazier

I'm ruined beyond repair, is what I fear...And if so, in time we'd both be wretched and bitter."
"I know people can be mended. Not all, and some more immediately than others. But some can be. I don't see why not you."
"Why not me?

Carl Sagan

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

Rick Riordan

Ceres wanted a united front in the plant war."
"The plant war," Percy said. "You're going to arm all the little grapes with tiny assault rifles?

Sun Tzu

Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.

Mitch Albom

War could bond men like a magnet, but like a magnet it could repel them, too. The things they saw, the things they did. Sometimes they just wanted to forget.

George Orwell

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

Winston S. Churchill

You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory, victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory, however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.

George S. Patton Jr.

A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed at some indefinite time in the future.

Hiram Johnson

The first casualty when war comes is truth.

Deepak Chopra

Once war becomes a clash of absolutes, there is no breathing room for mercy. Absolute truth is blind truth.

Harry M. Collins

To say that the first casualty of war is truth is to miss the rather more important point that a principal weapon of war is lies.

George R.R. Martin

Every man should lose a battle in his youth, so he does not lose a war when he is old.

Kevin Sites

The story is about being loyal to the truth as a nation, that citizens of a democracy are collectively responsible for what their troops do in war, good or bad.

Terry Hayes

In war, the first casualty is truth.

Toba Beta

Law is made by the winner to preserve victory over the loser.

Toba Beta

Price of peace could only be valued by
people who had suffered loss in the war.

Jonathan Safran Foer

Nine out of ten significant people have to do with money or war!

Stanley Victor Paskavich

Basically all the religions,sciences and powers of the world boil down to a simple truth. The Best Story Teller will win in the end!

Umberto Eco

After so many years even the fire of passion dies, and with it what was believed the light of the truth. Who of us is able to say now whether Hector or Achilles was right, Agamemnon or Priam, when they fought over the beauty of a woman who is now dust and ashes?

Toba Beta

There is no conscience in a real war.

Jeff Greenfield

Well, politics is war, and in war, truth is the first casualty.

Rudyard Kipling

I could not dig: I dared not rob:
Therefore I lied to please the mob.
Now all my lies are proved untrue
And I must face the men I slew.
What tale shall serve me here among
Mine angry and defrauded young?
from EPITAPHS OF THE WAR 1914-18

Geoff Butler

He couldn't understand how he was awarded medals and honors for clubbing and bayoneting people, and be called a barbarian for killing seals.

Toba Beta

Whoever won the wars in heavens,
He is The God of men today.

Toba Beta

Selfrighteous creates wars more often than other reasons.

Toba Beta

This world is so full of wars and hostilities.
All parties seek for allies to defeat enemies.
I support peace effort towards mastermind
which has caused men hostile to each other.

Abhishek Shukla

To be successful in life , Plan, Implement, Revise, Update, and Build on Change.

Abhishek Shukla

Smiling is not a choice It’s a Lifestyle Pass it on

Abhishek Shukla

Passion + Vision +Skill + Mentoring = Success.

Abhishek Shukla

Start wherever you are! Low hanging fruit really tastes as good as the high stuff.

Abhishek Shukla

A lie near to truth is always difficult to catch

Adolf Hitler

If you win, you need not have to explain...If you lose, you should not be there to explain!

George S. Patton Jr.

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

Sun Tzu

Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.


You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret - you return to the beauty you have always been.

Niccolò Machiavelli

A prince must not have any other object nor any other thought… but war, its institutions, and its discipline; because that is the only art befitting one who commands.

Louis Althusser

In the battle that is philosophy all the techniques of war, including looting and camouflage, are permissible.

Dejan Stojanovic

Even if you are alone you wage war with yourself.


Love is our most unifying and empowering common spiritual denominator. The more we ignore its potential to bring greater balance and deeper meaning to human existence, the more likely we are to continue to define history as one long inglorious record of man’s inhumanity to man.


Quote words that affirm
all men and women are your
brothers and sisters.

Stephen K. Hayes

The warrior learns of the spiritual realm by dwelling on the cutting edge of the sword, standing at the edge of the fire pit, venturing right up to the edge of starvation if necessary. Vibrant and intense living is the warrior's form of worship.

Kristina McMorris

Were prayers of murderers, when fighting on the “right side” of the war, ever heard - let alone answered?

Lois McMaster Bujold

Suicidal glory is the luxury of the irresponsible.

Kristina McMorris

The line between him and the enemy had simultaneously blurred and solidified. Somehow, while perhaps it shouldn't have, this thought provided a strange sense of peace.

Sun Tzu

Foreknowledge cannot be gotten from ghosts and spirits, cannot be had by analogy, cannot be found out by calculation. It must be obtained from people, people who know the conditions of the enemy.

Joseph De Maistre

War is thus divine in itself, since it is a law of the world. War is divine through its consequences of a supernatural nature which are as much general as particular. War is divine in the mysterious glory that surrounds it and in the no less inexplicable attraction that draws us to it. War is divine by the manner in which it breaks out.

Stefan Waydenfeld

The most important thing I gained from my travels was the knowledge that one could achieve anything with determination and an ounce of luck.

Albert Einstein

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

Baltasar Gracián

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends.

Erich Maria Remarque

For us lads of eighteen they ought to have been mediators and guides to the world of maturity, the world of work, of duty, of culture, of progress - to the future.

Erich Maria Remarque

The idea of authority, which they represented, was associated in our minds with a greater insight and a more humane wisdom.


Be a craftsman in speech that thou mayest be strong, for the strength of one is the tongue, and speech is mightier than all fighting.

Ozzie Zehner

Peace is not an easy prospect-it requires greater bravery than does conflict.


Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing, sooner than war.

Sun Tzu

One hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the most skillful, subduing the other's military without battle is the most skillful.

Joseph Boyden

In school, it got so that Elijah learned to talk his way out of anything, gave great long speeches so that his words snaked themselves like vines around the nuns until they could no longer move, [...].

Joseph Boyden

The world is a different place in this new century, [...]. And we are a different people. My visions still come but no one listens any longer to what they tell us, what they warn us. I knew even as a young woman that destruction bred on the horizon. [...] War touches everyone, and windigos spring from the earth.

Katja Michael

There is no love in war but there is a lot of war in love.

Andre Mikhailovich Solonitsyn

I understand now that you cannot fight for a noble cause with heinous actions.

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