225 quotes about wars follow in order of popularity. Be sure to bookmark and share your favorites!
O, now, for ever Farewell the tranquil mind! farewell content! Farewell the plumed troop and the big wars That make ambition virtue! O, farewell! Farewell the neighing steed and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner, and all quality, Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war! And, O you mortal engines, whose rude thr.William Shakespeare
After the revolution, four soldiers from that war settled in Rochester, ... We start with them and go into the War of 1812, and the Toledo war, which was a border dispute between Michigan and Ohio. Then we go into the Black Hawk War, the Civil War, the Spanish American War, the two world wars, the Korean and Vietnam wars, the Persian Gulf wars and the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.David Harrell
The tobacco company can kill us. The package food companies can clog our arteries. The oil companies can provoke wars. But, apparently, there's no industry more despicable than the music industry. We are hated just because we refuse to acknowledge the public's God-given rights to steal music.Larry Kenswil
The United Nations is based on principles, embodied in the U.N. Charter, that require its leadership, especially the secretary-general, to stand and defend its principles against those trying to force the United Nations to become part of illegal wars, to endorse illegal occupations, or to ignore looming genocides.Phyllis Bennis