war


Random quote of the day:

“The only winner in the War of 1812 was Tchaikovsky.”

—Solomon Short (David Gerrold), The War Against the Chtorr

 

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Random quote of the day:

“If the olive trees knew the hands that planted them, their oil would become tears.”

—Mahmoud Darwish

 

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Random quote of the day:

“In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.”

—Cyril Connolly, The Unquiet Grave

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Random quote of the day:

“What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty and democracy?”

—Mohandas Gandhi, Non-Violence in Peace and War

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Random quote of the day:

“Boredom slays more of existence than war.”

—Norman Mailer, interview, The Paris Review, Winter-Spring 1964, No. 31

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Random quote of the day:

“Only the dead are safe; only the dead have seen the end of war.”

—George Santayana, “Tipperary,” Soliloquies in England and Later Soliloquies

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Random quote of the day:

“When people speak to you about a preventive war, you tell them to go and fight it. After my experience, I have come to hate war.”

—attributed to Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Random quote of the day:

“Is there any way of delivering mankind from the menace of war? It is common knowledge that with the advance of modern science, this issue has come to mean a matter of life and death for civilization as we know it.”

—Albert Einstein, 1932, letter to Sigmund Freud published with Freud’s reply as Why War? by the League of Nations

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Random quote of the day:

 

“What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war.  Petrol is much more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict.”

—Simone Weil, The Need for Roots

 

 

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Random quote of the day:

 

“They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country.  But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying.  You will die like a dog for no good reason.”

—Ernest Hemingway, Notes on the Next War

 

 


Disclaimer:  The views expressed in this random quote of the day do not necessarily reflect the views of the poster, her immediate family, Siegfried and Roy, Leonard Maltin, or the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. They do, however, sometimes reflect the views of the Cottingley Fairies.

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