31 War Quotes
Browse our collection of war quotes. Famous words and thoughts
on reflections of war.
But war is also an incredible teacher - a brutal instructor.
We learned lessons in war, written in blood, about sorrow, loss, and pain.
Jocko Willink, The Dichotomy of Leadership
In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.
Veterans Day Quotes
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.
After the end of the World War of 1914 there was a deep conviction
and almost universal hope that peace would reign in the world.
Winston Churchill, The Gathering Storm
That war is never the answer, that hatred must be controlled;
God molded love for each nation, not greed or power or gold.
Greta Zwaan, In The Trenches
Remembrance Day isn't just about war and those we've lost, but about
ideals and what we stand for. It's about respecting our past and looking
hopefully forward, and more than anything, thanking those who have served.
Lest we forget the wars that were fought
To give us freedom
Cody Lynch, My Thoughts on Remembrance Day
Veterans Day Poems
For thousands of years, life has been teaching us the same lessons
over and over. Through war and peace; through rags and riches;
through stories of hope and of despair; through tragedies and failure that end in triumph and success…
With everyone so focused on their own production and
creating their own success, there would be no time for war, drugs,
or other wasteful, unnecessary destruction. We'd all hit levels of success
previously thought impossible - and inspire one another to do more
and be more.
Grant Cardone, Be Obsessed or Be Average
a time to love and a time to hate,
a time for war and a time for peace.
Encouraging Bible Verses
On our own, we cannot end wars or wipe out injustice, but the
cumulative impact of thousands of small acts of goodness can be
bigger than we imagine.
Queen Elizabeth II, Christmas Message 2016
Make A Difference
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
Words of Encouragement
In the decades since World War II, we have constructed a system of
regulatory law that basically outlaws common sense.
Modern law, in an effort to be "self-executing," has shut out our humanity.
Philip K. Howard, The Death of Common Sense
Until all mankind, without exception, undergoes a great change,
wars will be waged, everything that has been built up, cultivated and
grown will be cut down and disfigured, to begin all over again after that!
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
George Bernard Shaw
War settles nothing.
Lest we forget? But - have we forgotten?
The cost, the maiming of war? Lest we forget?
Greta Zwaan, Have We Forgotten?
But everywhere throughout the world - throughout this war that covers
the world- there is a special spirit that has warmed our hearts since
our earliest childhood - a spirit that brings us close to our homes,
our families, our friends and neighbors - the Christmas spirit of "peace
on earth, good will toward men." It is an unquenchable spirit.
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to
the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of
peace and brotherhood can never become a reality.
Martin Luther King Jr., Acceptance Speech for Nobel Peace Prize
The future can be anything we want it to be, providing we have
the faith and that we realize that peace, no less than war,
required "blood and sweat and tears."
The Korean War marked a turning point in American attitudes
towards marriage and the family and established as a permanent trend what we had regarded as a Second World War adjustment.
Blame is fascinating - it shapes our lives. It can be a benign way of positioning ourselves, a gentle joust or banter, or it can be poisonous, hurtful or devastating for its victims. It can tear apart marriages and fracture work relationships; it can disable major social programmes; it can inflict damage on powerful corporations; it can bring down governments; it can start wars and justify genocides.
Stephen Fineman, The Blame Business
A pen to a poet becomes a mighty sword. When drawn, a
literary war against paper, creatively unfolds.
Robert M. Hensel
Dwight D. Eisenhower endured many dramatic,
tension-filled days, but nothing ever exceeded the events
leading up to his courageous decision to launch the greatest
military invasion in the history of warfare on June 6, 1944.
Carlo D'Este, Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life
From wars to corrupt governments causing hungry and poverty,
these are all made by decisions that men and women make.
Catherine Pulsifer, Live Each Day
This is the nature of war: it turns us into enemies. People who
have never met kill each other out of fear.
Thich Nhat Hanh, Creating True Peace
Until we end our own inner war, war will never end.
Raven Mardirosian, 365 Ways to Keep It Real, Heal Yourself and Be Free
We pause for just a moment, the message has been sent:
"LEST WE FORGET," it beckons, lest we have fought in vain,
REMEMBER! Oh, REMEMBER! Lest we face war again!"
Greta Zwaan, Remember
War is a game played with a smiling face, but do you think there is
laughter in my heart?
Make love, not war.
Worry is the worst enemy of mankind: It is a silent killer.
It has killed more people than all the wars in the history of mankind.
M. K. Soni