War Quotes

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I warn you against believing that advertising is a science.
William Bernbach

I'm disrespectful towards authority. Like I think the prime minister of Ireland is a gobshite.
Michael O'Leary

If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
Hans Bethe

Be sure not to force the Sound through your Nose - but warble the Notes in your Throat.
William Billings

Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
Socrates

The music throbbed in a voice of singular and delicate power; the air was resonant with melody, love and pain. The meanest Italian in the gallery far up beneath the ceiling, the most exalted of the land in the boxes and the stalls, leaned indulgently forward, to be swept by this sweet storm of song.
Gilbert Parker

If he [Ronnie O'Sullivan] or anyone else thinks snooker on ice or played in sequinned outfits is the way forward, I'll be happy to listen to the proposals
Rodney Walker

A "just war" is hospitable to every self-deception on the part of those waging it, none more than the certainty of virtue, under whose shelter every abomination can be committed with a clear conscience.
Alexander Cockburn

'The problem, with the Conservative Party is that they are actually going backwards. They have now skipped a generation. At this rate the next leader will have to be exhumed' - after Michael Howard was made leader
Rory Bremner

Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contending armies, the war becomes a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind.
H G Wells

Their steaks are often good, but the lobsters-with claws the size of Arnold Schwarzenegger's forearms-are as glazed and tough as most of the customers.
Malcolm Forbes

War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun.
Mao Zedong

The naked earth is warm with spring, And with green grass and bursting trees Leans to the sun's gaze glorying, And quivers in the sunny breeze;
Julian Grenfell

The Non-Conformist Conscience makes cowards of us all.
Max Beerbohm

Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
Queen Elizabeth II

What does the truth matter? Haven't we mothers all given our sons a taste for lies, lies which from the cradle upwards lull them, reassure them, send them to sleep: lies as soft and warm as a breast!
Georges Bernanos

If I have caused just one person to wipe away a tear of laughter, that's my reward.
Victor Borge

No one needs an automatic weapon except cowards and criminals and weirdos who have to own one to feel like a man.
John Bryant

In terms of the game theory, we might say the universe is so constituted as to maximize play. The best games are not those in which all goes smoothly and steadily toward a certain conclusion, but those in which the outcome is always in doubt.
George B Leonard

Instead of a clear call for repentance we have been offered warms words of sentimentality for those who have shown no godly sorrow for their actions.
Peter Akinola

One cannot wage war under present conditions without the support of public opinion, which is tremendously molded by the press and other forms of propaganda.
Douglas Macarthur

War is the supreme drama of a completely mechanized society.
Lewis Mumford

It was an act of cowardice and I consider it appropriate that the Australian team were wearing yellow.
Robert Muldoon

If they are as strapped for cash as they say they are, it is difficult to see how they can justify these things [BBC spending £370,000 on awards junkets].

This is once again evidence of the BBC being poor at gettings its priorities right.
Philip Davies

The first thing I saw was 'A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far, Far Away'. Anybody who knows me knows my life changed at that moment [on seeing Star Wars]
John Singleton

'I was just looking for a warm meal somewhere. Thanks for inviting me to dinner' - turning up to Thanksgiving dinner in Iraq
George W Bush

All is not golde that outward shewith bright.
John Lydgate

My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no more war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.
Rosanne Barr

I'm working my way toward divinity.
Bette Midler

He (the writer) warns the heads of parties against believing their own lies (The Art of Political Lying)
John Arbuthnot

Ronnie Barker was a straightforward man who had this extraordinary ability to make the nation laugh
Michael Palin

They are like a bad haircut - they've got lots going forward, but nothing at all at the back [on Barcelona v Liverpool in Champions League]
Robbie Earle

If we can stop hooliganism, we can go a long way towards stemming this great tide of people not going to football matches.
Brian Clough

The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
George Eliot

Life is a book. Once you reach the end, there is no more. You can't keep reading. You are done. But look. Each stage in your life - going to high school, getting married, moving to a different city, having children, traveling to a new country - is a different chapter. Each chapter holds surprises, joys, and hardships. Look at it that way, and look forward to beginning that new chapter. You can never get on with the story if you don't keep reading.
Jesse Adams

Yet another proposal would have us rocket the waste into the sun, but, as you're probably aware, about one in ten of our space shots doesn't quite make it out of the earth's gravitational field.
David Brower

If you cry 'forward', you must without fail make plain in what direction to go.
Anton Chekhov

It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every object; beware of this stumbling block.
Paul Gauguin

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyse your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back?
W Clement Stone

I was thinking - if we get a cell with a trouser press, we can make cheese toasties. [Lister in Red Dwarf]
Craig Charles

'Make America what we want it to be — a literate country and a hopefuller country.' —Washington, D.C., Jan. 11, 2001

'Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods.'
Austin, Texas, Dec. 20, 2000

'I knew it might put him in an awkward position that we had a discussion before finality has finally happened in this presidential race.'
Describing a phone call to Sen. John Breaux. Crawford, Texas, Dec. 2, 2000

'The legislature's job is to write law. It's the executive branch's job to interpret law.'
Austin, Texas, Nov. 22, 2000

'They misunderestimated me.'
Bentonville, Ark., Nov. 6, 2000

'They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program.'
St. Charles, Mo., Nov. 2, 2000

'The only things that I can tell you is that every case I have reviewed I have been comfortable with the innocence or guilt of the person that I've looked at. I do not believe we've put a guilty... I mean innocent person to death in the state of Texas.'
-All Things Considered, NPR, June 16, 2000

BUSH: 'First of all, Cinco de Mayo is not the independence day. That's dieciseis de Septiembre, and ...'
MATTHEWS: 'What's that in English?' BUSH: 'Fifteenth of September.' (Dieciseis de Septiembre = Sept. 16) -Hardball, MSNBC, May 31, 2000

'It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it.'
-Reuters, May 5, 2000

'Will the highways on the Internet become more few?'
-Concord, N.H., Jan. 29, 2000

'This is Preservation Month. I appreciate preservation. It's what you do when you run for president. You gotta preserve.'

-Speaking during 'PERSEVERENCE Month' at Fairgrounds Elementary School in Nashua, N.H. As quoted in the Los Angeles Times, Jan. 28, 2000

'What I am against is quotas. I am against hard quotas, quotas they basically delineate based upon whatever. However they delineate, quotas, I think vulcanize society. So I don't know how that fits into what everybody else is saying, their relative positions, but that's my position.'
-The San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 21, 2000

'Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?' -Florence, S.C., Jan. 11, 2000

'Gov. Bush will not stand for the subsidation of failure.' -ibid

'I think anybody who doesn't think I'm smart enough to handle the job is underestimating.'
-U.S. News & World Report, April 3, 2000
George W Bush

Being sexy doesn't mean you shouldn't be safe [promoting AIDS awareness]
Dannii Minogue

This is too warm work, Hardy, to last long
Horatio Nelson

Accuracy of language is one of the bulwarks of truth
Anna Brownell Jameson

War should be made a crime, and those who instigate it should be punished as criminals.
Charles E Hughes

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

My ability to concentrate and work toward that goal has been my greatest asset.
Jack Nicklaus

Quite frankly, I will pick who I want [on the latest whinge from Warnock]
Gareth Southgate

Cheese is milk's leap towards immortality
Clifton Fadiman

Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.
Demosthenes



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