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The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities.

There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all Hell.

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.

There is no such thing as an inevitable war. If war comes it will be from failure of human wisdom.

There is no such thing as inevitable war. If war comes it will be from failure of human wisdom.

There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.

There is only one virtue, pugnacity; only one vice, pacifism. That is an essential condition of war.

There never was a good war or a bad peace.

There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.

They will conquer, but they will not convince.

Three cheers for the war. Three cheers for Italy's war and three cheers for war in general. Peace is hence absurd or rather a pause in war. See quote detail

To arms! to arms! ye brave! The avenging sword unsheathe, March on! march on! all hearts resolved On victory or death!

To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.

To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.

Today the real test of power is not capacity to make war but capacity to prevent it.

Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee Agreed to have a battle; For Tweedle Dum said Tweedle Dee Had spoiled his nice new rattle.

Universal peace will be realized, not because man will become better, but because a new order of things, a new science, new economic necessities, will impose peace.

Veni, vidi, vici. (I came, I saw, I conquered.)

Vice stirs up war, virtue fights.

War - hard apprenticeship of freedom.


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