War Quotes

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Onward! Christian soldiers,
Marching as to war,
With the Cross of Jesus
Going on before. [Hymn]
Sabine Baring-gould

All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware.
Martin Buber

It's so important that in my music I convey positive messages, and this song is definitely a universal message that everybody can relate to - anyone that's been discriminated against or unaccepted, unappreciated or disrespected just because of who you are,' Aguilera said in her acceptance speech. 'It was so important to me that I support the gay community in this sense. It's so sad that still in 2003 we even have to give awards like this. And that's why I'm here to show my love and support to all of you. [GLAAD Acceptance Speech 2003]
Christina Aguilera

In the arena of human life the honours and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities.
Aristotle

To warm their little loves the birds complain
Thomas Gray

To play Pink, I had to lose alot of maturity that I gained... lose lovers, lose experiences... I had to go back to being that unaware person again.
Jason London

Chess is a game of war and strategy, and a great chess player would make a great intelligence officer.
Bobby Fischer

Nature is cruel; therefore we are also entitled to be cruel. When I send the flower of German youth into the steel hail of the war without feeling the slightest regret over the precious German blood that is being spilled, should I also not have the right to eliminate millions of an inferior race that multiply like vermin.
Adolf Hitler

I'm looking forward to being stuck in a bedroom with sexy girls [on celeb Big Brother]
Preston Samuel

Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.
Marshall McLuhan

Shane Warne - what a superb servant to Australian cricket he has been. And to the world of cricket too.
Tony Greig

A great leader [on Clive Woodward]
Rupert Lowe

War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
John Stuart Mill

Howard Hughes was obsessed with me. But at first it seemed as if he were offering me a superb career opportunity.
Jane Greer

Let him who desires peace, prepare for war
Flavius Vegetius Renatus

The chief incalculable in war is the human will.
B H Liddell Hart

The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements (as well as one's deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity.
Paul Tillich

Eddie is the symbol of de Coubertin's ideal - a man whose only triumph is the struggle. [on Eddie Edwards]
Chris Brasher

Would you end war?
Create great Peace.
James Oppenheim

People in America, when listening to radio, like to lean forward. People in Britain like to lean back.
Alistair Cooke

I am aware of the usefulness of science to society and of the benefits society derives from it.
Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

The way they bowled on a flat wicket was tremendous. We didn't want to chase too many because the wicket was wearing and we knew Warne would have a big say [on Ashes fourth test, 2005]
Michael Vaughan

The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith.
John Foster Dulles

A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.
Umberto Eco

The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his
George Patton

Most of the time we think we're sick, it's all in the mind (Look Homeward, Angel)
Thomas Wolfe

Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness.
Henry Fielding

I am never one to disappoint. When I decided to invest I decided to bring the club forward. I am ready bring new ideas, vision and investment to the club.
Thaksin Shinawatra

Today is a memorable day and I am happier today than I was when I scored the triple century, because my university has organised a special function to award a degree to a single student [on his degree]
Virender Sehwag

Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
André Gide

The century on which we are entering - the century which will come out of this war - can be and must be the century of the common man. (Speech, 8 May 1942)
Henry Wallace

The Avatar appears to be human and we are misled into thinking of him in these terms but the Avatar himself warns us against this error.
Sri Sathya Sai Baba

Loss of hope rather than loss of life is what decides the issues of war. But helplessness induces hopelessness.
B H Liddell Hart

Awards mean a lot.
Ernie Banks

I need no warrant for being, and no word of sanction upon my being. I am the warrant and the sanction. - Anthem
Ayn Rand

Warney really is special. It's obviously the last time he'll play a Test in England and I felt for him when he walked off the ground. [2005 at The Oval]
Simon Jones

People will frighten you about a graduation...They use words you don't hear often... "And we wish you Godspeed." It is a warning, godspeed. It means you are no longer welcome here at these prices.
Bill Cosby

'Look neither Janet or me thought it was such a big deal. But when CBS and the FCC got so uptight, yeah, I lied about it and called it a wardrobe malfunction. I mean what else did you expect me to do? They could fine us big time for this which really sucks. I mean it's just a *@#?$£% tit! Now I wish we'd shown both of 'em and really given them something to talk about!' (to reporter Sandy Baker re Janet Jackson's nipple slip at the Superbowl)
Justin Timberlake

No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.
Richard Nixon

One cannot play chess if one becomes aware of the pieces as living souls and of the fact that the Whites and the Blacks have more in common with each other than with the players. Suddenly one loses all interest in who will be champion.
Anatol Rapoport

The major challenge for the United States is whether it can become the first outward-looking, continental, nonimperialist power in history.
Larry Summers

If any of them [my kids] start getting bullied, I'll say exactly what my mum said to me. I'll also explain that bullies are just cowards by another name.
Michelle Heaton

Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticise.
Elizabeth Harrison

I’ve been very stupid. We’ve been warned against this many times. I was totally innocent of what was going on but have ended up being very stupid.
Kieron Fallon

Locations are all tough, all miserable. I never left the sound stage for 18 years at Warners. We never went outside the studio, not even for big scenes.
Bette Davis

Stuart MacGill will fill the spin bowling spot now that Warney's gone, but the quicks also need to vary it around a bit.
Andy Bichel

I think that's the first time Andrew Cole has shown any warmth to me. I have played against him enough times and it was never like that
Stuart Pearce

The luck I've had has all been bad. I've had the Concorde crash, 9/11,foot and mouth, the Gulf war, Sars and high fuel prices. It might make you doubt my sanity, but I've enjoyed it.
Rod Eddington

A man who knows the world will not only make the most of everything he does know, but of many things that he does not know; and will gain more credit by his adroit mode of hiding his ignorance than the pendant by his awkward attempt to exhibit his er
Charles Colton

In theory there is a possibility of perfect happiness: To believe in the indestructible element within one, and not to strive towards it.
Franz Kafka



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