I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had
better get out of their way and let them have it.
If the United Nations once admits that international disputes can be settled
by using force, then we will have destroyed the foundation of the
organization and our best hope of establishing a world order.
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired,
signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed,
those who are cold and are not clothed.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
It is well that war is so terrible, or we should get too fond of it.
What a cruel thing is war: to separate and destroy families and friends, and
mar the purest joys and happiness God has granted us in this world; to fill
our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors, and to devastate
the fair face of this beautiful world.
Robert E. Lee
There never was a time when, in my opinion, some way could not be found to
prevent the drawing of the sword.
Ulysses S. Grant
The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must
suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a
continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national
emergency. Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some
monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly
rally behind it.
Gen Douglas MacArthur
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
George S. Patton
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about
war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living.
The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts.
Omar N. Bradley
The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars.
Television is an instrument which can paralyze this country.
Vietnam was the first war ever fought without any censorship. Without
censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind.
William C. Westmoreland
War is hell.