Quotation Explorer - 'Wars'

How is the world ruled and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists and then believe what they read. - Karl Kraus
Choose a leader who will build bridges - not walls. A leader who will promote peace - not wars. A leader who believes in equality - not discrimination. A leader who is transparent - not secretive. A leader who will speak for all - not just animals. - Mizan Chaudhury
History is littered with the wars everybody knew could never happen. - Enoch Powell
I believe in winning hearts not battles , wars and world. We will surely acknowledge this in the saga of 'The Rise , fall and the rise of me ! - Balkrishn Sanmotra
Religion is a belief or a curriculum. It can't hurt people or start wars. People hurt people, and people start wars. The real problem is the narcissist, for he can't control his anger and believes no one else is entitled to their own opinion or beliefs . - Mamie Thornbrue
We have to Build Bridges of Peace Instead of building Walls of Wars. - Widad Akreyi
I have been the patient one. I have waited for the world to stop being silly. I have waited for it to stop wars. I have waited for politicians to be honest. I have waited for real estate men to be good citizens. But while I wait, I dance! - Ray Bradbury
The easiest way to forget about the people who are dying in wars right now is to close our eyes and ears! And this is also the ugliest and the vilest way! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Odd how we focus on studying wars at at school to form our 'education'. No wonder we know so little about making and forging peace as adults. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in. - George S. McGovern
Like its politicians and its wars, society has the teenagers it deserves. - J.B. Priestley
A pacifist between wars is like a vegetarian between meals. - Ammon Hennacy
But it's natural for men to compete against each other. We've been doing it since the cave days. Why else do we have wars? Wars are competition, no matter what the politicians call them. - Iris Johansen
In past wars only homes burnt, but this timeDon't be surprised if even loneliness ignites.In past wars only bodys burnt, but this timeDon't be surprised if even shadows ignite. - Sahir Ludhianvi
All crimes, all hatreds, all wars can be reduced to unhappiness. - A.S. Neill
Free men cannot start a war, but once it is started, they can fight on in defeat. Herd men, followers of a leader, cannot do that, and so it is always the herd men who win battles and the free men who win wars. - John Steinbeck
So long as there are men there will be wars. - Albert Einstein
He who wars against the arts, wars not against nations, but against all mankind. - Arthur Urbane Dilley
Hopefully one day Wars will only be fought in movies. And may the best producer win! - Stanley Victor Paskavich
In the German tongue, in the Polish townScraped flat by the rollerOf wars, wars, wars ... - Sylvia Plath
Wars teach us not to love our enemies but to hate our allies.
If only we could keep the wars between sperm and stop the ones between people, we would have peace through pleasure. - Dr Susan Block, The Bonobo Way
The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars. - William C. Westmoreland
There is no problem with the wider culture that you cannot see in the spades in the Christian Church. The rot is in us, and not simple out there. And Christians are making a great mistake by turning everything into culture wars. It's a much deeper crisis. - Os Guinness
In this world, whenever there is light, there are also shadows. As long as the concept of winners exist, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love. - Masashi Kishimoto
I show how much of the wars of religion involved Catholics killing Catholics, Lutherans killing Lutherans, and Catholic-Protestant collaboration. (Page 10 The Myth of Religious Violence) - William Cavanaugh
All wars are civil wars because all men are brothers... Each one owes infinitely more to the human race than to the particular country in which he was born. - François Fénelon
You are the owner and controller of the most powerful engine with the potential to win all wars of life—it is your ever changing mind. - Debasish Mridha
She has fought many wars, most internal. The ones that you battle alone, for this, she is remarkable. She is a survivor. - Nikki Rowe
You know it's funny when it rains it pours They got money for wars, but can't feed the poor. - Tupac Shakur
People often speak of hell, not wanting to go there, avoiding it..etc. I never had that problem because hell is a state of mind. Look around you; rape, murder, wars, hatred, envy...my friend; you're already there!! - Sandra Chami Kassis
There is no brutality and cruelty in battles and wars; in reality only the outcome matters. - M.F. Moonzajer
I'm not that man anymore. No one can stay that way too long. That's why wars end and a later generation catches its breath looking forward and erasing what's behind. - Erri De Luca
While we have very serious problems with the universe, it is most illogical and most stupid to make wars among ourselves! Let there be peace on earth so that we can fight with the real enemy: The ever-changing unreliable universe! - Mehmet Murat ildan
All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers. - Francois de Fenelon
Corporations and their government minions are capable of anything...just look at the frauds the recent wars became known as. Hundreds of thousands killed in the name of corporate "liberation". - Steven Magee
Earth is a homicide victim. We lose our children. There are wars. Disease. And God comes strolling by like a cosmic Billie Burke. - William Peter Blatty
Humans and their wars. You call me monster, , but look what you've gone and done to one another! Good riddance to you now and, if I'm lucky, forever. Have your war. I'll have my radish stew. - Aaron Burdett
Nowadays people have forgotten about morality and virtue, but they know how to resolve arguments. Look, what’s happening. We lead wars with measurements, dafters and calculations. We do not speak to inspire, we endeavour to create massacre and engulf as many people as we can. Where did we miss? - Alexander Zalan
Having a spine is overrated. If everybody squealed and ran away, there'd be no more wars. - Robert Anton Wilson
I have read of the great wars of ages past, and men slaughtered by the tens of thousands. And we give but fleeting consideration to their deaths, for it is our nature to banish such thoughts. - Seth Grahame-Smith
Shine Bright Like The Star Wars Jedi You Are. - Stephen Richards
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap. - Ronald Reagan
Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace. - Theodore Roosevelt
Selfrighteous creates wars more often than other reasons. - Toba Beta
If women ruled the world there would be no wars. But, we all would have been aborted. - Christy Leigh Stewart
Wars are the strongest evidence for the claim that man is still a wild animal. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong. - Ronald Reagan
Wars are an outdated way to try to solve conflicts, which is unacceptable in the 21st century. Instead of trying to conquer yourself, wars are an unconscious way to try to conquer life. Wars are an unconscious way to try to conquer death, which is the basic fear in the West. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Wars are won in the will. - Robert Fanney
Wars bring the best out of men, it can b good for some, bad for others but it is the best that man can offer - Nauman Khan
Civil Wars happen when the victimized are armed. Genocide happens when they are not. - A.E. Samaan
The wars of people will be more terrible than those of kings. - Winston S. Churchill
Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies. - W. L. George
Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defence of peace must be constructed. - Unknown
For the next century, no elf is to be banished to the human world. No more Star Wars, no more Harry Potter, no more Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, and no more body-doubling for Tom Cruise. Elves shouldn't be treated like shit. We're not Mexicans. - Adam Millard, the Human Santapede
We don't like to kill our unborn; we need them to grow up and fight our wars. - Marilyn Manson
Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change. - Muhammad Ali
For she could not really know how profound had become my mistrust of a world in which wars could still come into evil flower, and in which individuals could play with and brutally alter the myriad personal fates of whole nations of men and women. - Kenneth MacKenzie
Never once, did Christ ever utter, "I came here to start a religion"Early Christians did not worship items, relics, wars, or governments. - Justin Kyle McFarlane Beau
The reason that people start wars is because they still believe in their separation from life. But when you experience the wholeness with all living beings, you understand that hurting somebody else is just hurting yourself as we are all one on the spiritual level. - Swami Dhyan Giten
In the history of battles and wars, the massacres of civilians were the main reason of revolutions success. - M.F. Moonzajer
Power...Born out of nature, Coveted by men; Wars rage on, And victors are crowned. But true power can never be lost or won. True power comes from within. - Emily Thorne
Wars are fought by teenagers, you realize that. They really ought to be fought by the politicians and old people who start these wars." (Interview with Don Swaim of CBS Radio-1986) - James Clavell
Sometimes I feel that the wars in my country ended so early, we are still thirsty of bloodshed, murder and killing. We lost too many but not enough, the transformation from barbarian society to a human didn’t complete yet. - M.F. Moonzajer
She(Joan of Arc) put her dreams and her sentiment into her aims, where they ought to be; she put her practicality into her practice. Ine modern Imperial wars, the case is reversed. Our dreams, our aims are always, we insist, quite practical. It is our practice that is dreamy. - G.K. Chesterton
Democracy is more vindictive than cabinets, the wars of peoples will be more terrible than those of kings. - Winston S. Churchill
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows. - Martin Luther King Jr.
If a sufficient number of people who wanted to stop war really did gather together, they would first of all begin by making war upon those who disagreed with them. And it is still more certain that they would make war on people who also want to stop wars but in another way.
People don't start wars, governments do. - Ronald Reagan
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory. - George S. Patton Jr.
Despite all of the violence, suffering and wars, don’t forget to sing the song of love, harmony, and peace. - Debasish Mridha
The biggest threats to human survival today are not wars or conflict, it is modern business. - Steven Magee
All wars are full of stories that sound like fiction. - Javier Cercas
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? - Isaac Marion
Absolute money (gold) makes limited-states and localized-wars (Pre-1913); Substitute money (fiat) makes Absolute States & Wars (Post-1913) - Orrin Woodward
the militay dont start wars, politicians start wars - William C. Westmoreland
wars are fought so that peace can be achieved talk about irony - Tom Collin
With practice, INTJs become skilled at nodding and making responsive noises at appropriate times,while internally wondering whether dolphins have language or thinking about how Star Wars breaksthe laws of physics. - Anna Moss
When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor wars quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory. - William Shakespeare
The war is against children, and all the other wars are just a shadow of the war on children. - Stefan Molyneux
The wars we haven't had saved many lives. - William Stafford
Every wars casts humanity back into the primordial slime. - Marty Rubin
Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars. - George C. Marshall
Wars begin in the minds of man, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.
We must not be surprised when we hear of murders, killings, of wars, or of hatred...If a mother can kill her own child, what is left but for us to kill each other? - Mother Teresa
I remember friends from wars all but we forgot. All of them distilled into each wound we caught. Those wounds are all painful places where we fought. Battles never left behind, ones we never sought. What is it that we spent and what was it we bought? - Frank Herbert
The master class has always declared the wars; the subject class has always fought the battles. The master class had all to gain and nothing to lose, while the subject class has had nothing to gain and all to lose - especially their lives. - Eugene V. Debs
Women deserve better than organizations bearing the names of racist rapists funding million dollar campaigns on subway trains. These wealthy middle aged white men tell us what to do with our bodies while they wage wars and kill other people's babies. - Sonya Renee Taylor
We already live on the planet of war, we already live on the red planet, and it's a war against children. All the other wars are just the shadows of the war on children. - Stefan Molyneux
But I supposed love doesn't stop, even in wars. - Monica Hesse
Oh, Death was never enemy of ours!We laughed at him, we leagued with him, old chum.No soldier's paid to kick against His powers.We laughed, knowing that better men would come,And greater wars: when each proud fighter bragsHe wars on Death, for lives; not men, for flags. - Wilfred Owen
Spiritual battles have greater consequences than earthly wars. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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