War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands.
Henry Louis Mencken
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.
A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.
Love is like war; easy to begin but very hard to stop.
Henry Louis Mencken
War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men.
Armand de Richelieu
Those wars are unjust which are undertaken without provocation. For only a war waged for revenge or defense can be just.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
When the rich make war it`s the poor that die.
Jean Paul Sartre
Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist; because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance.
In war, events of importance are the result of trivial causes.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
In a war of ideas it is people who get killed.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the Earth might be killed, but enough men capable of thinking, and enough books, would be left to start again, and civilization could be restored.
A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. It is impolite.
All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence.
Otto von Bismarck
The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.
War cannot be avoided; it can only be postponed to the other`s advantage.
I don`t know with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
One must change one`s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one`s superiority.
Join the Army, meet interesting people, kill them.
Love and war are the same thing, and stratagems and policy are as allowable in the one as in the other.
Miguel de Cervantes
Peace on earth would mean the end of civilization as we know it.
War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory.
I hate war: it ruins conversation.
Bernard de Fontenelle