Quotations About / On: WAR
Unity brings peace and, war destroys everything.
Stealing leads to hatred and war.
Morality is contraband in war.
(Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948), Indian political, spiritual leader. Non-Violence in Peace and War, vol. 1, ch. 268 (1942).)
Laws are silent in times of war.
(Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher. Pro Milone, ch. 4, sct. 11 (44-43 B.C.).)
America is addicted to wars of distraction.
(Barbara Ehrenreich (b. 1941), U.S. author, columnist. Times (London, April 22, 1991).)
In time of war the laws are silent.
(Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. Pro Lilone, 11.)
All war represents a failure of diplomacy.
(Tony Benn (b. 1925), British Labour politician. speech, Feb. 28, 1991, to House of Commons.
The day the Gulf War ended.)
War hath no fury like a non-combatant.
(C.E. (Charles Edward) Montague (1867-1928), British author, journalist. Disenchantment, ch. 16 (1922).)
War is a blessing compared with national degradation.
(Andrew Jackson (1767-1845), U.S. president. Letter, May 2, 1845, to James K. Polk, Jackson Papers, Library of Congress.)
War is a contagion.
(Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), U.S. Democratic politician, president. speech, Oct. 5, 1937, Chicago. Quoted in The Wit and Wisdom of Franklin D. Roosevelt, "War," ed. Maxwell Meyersohn (1950).)