Quotations About / On: WAR

  • 31.
    Yes all lives matter, and the best way to stop illegal immigrants and refugees, I believe is to stop funding war and supporting peace; a fraction of the money spent on war and the development of war, will ensure a huge increase in prosperity across the globe, not blowing up the infrastructure of target countries is a good start.
    (Terence George Craddock September 2015 9.9.2015.)
  • 32.
    When supposed civilized first world nations, are finally serious and outlaw war all wars, punish invaders and elite capitalists pimping conflict mass produced weapons, sanction prosecute skull and bones masterminds creating conflict wars; transcend greed need to orgistrate violence aggression against target human populations, with selected justified reasons translating into persecution demonic forms of suffering misery inflicted ultimately upon innocent civilions; when first world nations devote resources infrastructure science technology into solving world problems, aiding enriching the lives of all people upon this our common shared planet earth, then and only then will we attain utopia paradise, a golden age on earth because we decided to promote peace life; to live and create a beautiful world for all humanity.
    (Terence George Craddock September 2015 10.9.2015)
  • 33.
    This is not Johnson's war. This is America's war. If I drop dead tomorrow, this war will still be with you.
    (Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973), U.S. president. Lyndon Johnson's War, preface, p. vi, W.W. Norton (1989). On Vietnam.)
  • 34.
    This is a war universe. War all the time. That is its nature. There may be other universes based on all sorts of other principles, but ours seems to be based on war and games.
    (William Burroughs (b. 1914), U.S. author. repr. In Painting and Guns, in a slightly different form (1992). "The War Universe," first published in Grand Street, no. 37 (New York, 1992). Taped conversation.)
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  • 35.
    War is too important a matter to be left to the military.
    (Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929), French statesman. Quoted in Soixante Années d'Histoire Française, "Clemenceau," G. Suarez (1886). Also attributed to Aristide Briand and Talleyrand.)
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  • 36.
    It is easier to make war than to make peace.
    (Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929), French statesman. Speech, July 20, 1919, Verdun, France. Discours de Paix (1938).)
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  • 37.
    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).)
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  • 38.
    It is far easier to make war than to make peace.
    (Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929), French statesman. Speech, July 14, 1919, Verdun, France.)
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  • 39.
    The wrong war, at the wrong place, at the wrong time, and with the wrong enemy.
    (Omar Bradley (1893-1981), U.S. general. Speech, May 15, 1951, to Senate Committees on Armed Services and Foreign Relations. The Military Situation in the Far East, Senate Hearings (1951). As Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Bradley was giving testimony before a Senate inquiry into General MacArthur's proposal to carry the Korean conflict into China; Bradley opposed the scheme, arguing that "Red China is not the powerful nation seeking to dominate the world.")
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  • 40.
    Making peace, I have found, is much harder than making war.
    (Gerry Adams (b. 1948), Irish president, Sinn Fein (Irish political party). "Gerry Adams Talks About His Efforts for Peace," on Charlie Rose WNET television show (February 2, 1994).)
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