Sunday, January 08, 2006



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If we don't end war, war will end us.
H. G. Wells

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

All war is deception.
Sun Tzu

What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.
Henry David Thoreau

Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
Jean-Paul Sartre

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and never of killing for their country.
Bertrand Russell

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

You can't say civilization don't advance... in every war they kill you in a new way.
Will Rogers

In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.
Ernest Hemingway

Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Ernest Hemingway

There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
Benjamin Franklin

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.
Salvador Dali

A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.
Napoleon Bonaparte

If it's natural to kill, how come men have to go into training to learn how?
Joan Baez

1 comment:

Zeruel said...

Good quotes. Espescially the Sartre one.