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War Quotes

Here’s a selection of some war quotes I like that I found on the net, all of them are true but people will never learn that war never solves anything!

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 Hemmingway

War does not determine who is right – only who is left. -Bertrand Russell

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations. -David Friedman

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets. -Voltaire, War

Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity. -Author Unknown

You can’t say civilization don’t advance, however, for in every war they kill you in a new way. -Will Rogers, New York Times, 23 December 1929

and finally I hope that …

A day will come when a cannon will be exhibited in museums, just as instruments of torture are now, and the people will be astonished that such a thing could have been. -Victor Hugo

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