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"It worked." (said after witnessing the first atomic detonation according to brother, Frank)
J. Robert Oppenheimer
A just war is in the long run far better for a man's soul than the most prosperous peace
Theodore Roosevelt
A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.
Winston Churchill
A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations. They have the best implements of war.
Herbert Prochnow
All that's necessary for the forces of evil to win in the world is for enough good men to do nothing.
Edmund Burke
All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence.
Otto von Bismarck
An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it
John Paul Jones
Another such victory, and we are undone.
Pyrrhus
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.
Oscar Wilde
As peace is the end of war, it is the end, likewise, of preparations for war; and he may be justly hunted down, as the enemy of mankind, that can choose to snatch, by violence and bloodshed, what gentler means can equally obtain
Samuel Johnson
Before World War I one of the objections commonly urged against votes for women was that women would tend to be pacifists. During the war they gave a large-scale refutation of this charge, and the vote was given to them for their share in the bloody
Bertrand Russell
But in modern war you will die like a dog for no good reason.
Ernest Hemingway
By the etiquette of war, it is permitted to none below the rank of newspaper correspondent to dictate to the general in the field
Mark Twain
Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would gladly yield every honor which has been accorded me in war
Douglas MacArthur
Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as soldiers are for finishing it... You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week.
Will Rogers
Do not rejoice in his defeat, you men.
For though the bastard is dead, the bitch that bore him is again in heat.
Bertolt Brecht
Don't be careless about yourselves--on the other hand not too careful. Live well but do not flaunt it. Laugh a little and teach your men to laugh--get good humor under fire--war is a game that's played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
Winston Churchill
Everyone, when there's war in the air, learns to live in a new element: falsehood
Jean Giraudoux
For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.
Ernest Hemingway
France has sincerely wished peace, and their seducers have wished war, as well for the loaves and fishes which arise out of war expenses, as for the chance of changing the Constitution
Thomas Jefferson
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