War

«I am a war president.»

George W. Bush


«I’d like to sit there,” I said softly to the girl sitting in front of the other mirror. She scampered.»

Heather Heffner


«That our selves and all men are apt and prone to differ it is no new Thing in all former Ages in all parts of this World in these parts and in our deare native Countrey and mournfull state of England.»

Roger Williams


«There are seasons of our lives when nothing seems to be happening, when no smoke betrays a burned town or homestead and few tears are shed for the newly dead. I have learned not to trust those times, because if the world is at peace then it means someone is planning war.»

Bernard Cornwell


«If human beings weren’t ‘dumbable’ enough to be made soldiers, war would be nothing but an exchange of swear words between a handful of individuals.»

Mokokoma Mokhonoana


«Those are the bad guys, right?”»

Shannon A. Thompson


«By now the crusaders had christened the most powerful French catapult 'Mal Voisine', or 'Bad Neighbour', while nicknaming the Muslim stone-thrower that targeted it for conter-bombardment 'Mal Cousine', or 'Bad Relation'.»

Thomas Asbridge


«ARMOR, n. The kind of clothing worn by a man whose tailor is a blacksmith.»

Ambrose Bierce


«Death is one , torture is multiple.»

Yeo Wen Qin


«Those who’ve left their bootprints in the trenches are those who value human life most. They get unwanted glimpses into the savage nature we really have underneath all the expensive clothes and moisturized skin. This of course, rules out the politicians, feminists, and liberals who are far too cozy hiding behind their daddies’ wallets and sophomoric mentalities as those who feign having tasted the true consequence of a single blood-drop darkening the sand.»

Bruce Crown


«Saladin had the same immediate successor as all the great Muslim leaders of his time: civil war. Barely had he died that his empire was dismembered.»

Amine Maalouf


«My body is a political battlefield.»

Agnostic Zetetic


«The distant rear of an army engaged in battle is not the best place from which to judge correctly what is going on in front.»

Ulysses S. Grant


«Kad rat pravi zurku, redosled gostiju uvek je isti...»

Đorđe Balašević


«The only principle of Success in Life :"You must be present to win.»

Abhishek Shukla


«Do not swallow bait offered by the enemy. Do not interfere with an army that is returning home.»

Sun Tzu


«We belong to a nation, whose fate is to shoot at the enemy with diamonds.»

Stanisław Pigoń


«No one goes unaffected by the aftereffects of war. How we embrace this truth shall determine our path into the future.»

Lawrence Winters


«- A! Tę wojnę będzie warto zobaczyć... Å»adnego pijanego rzucania się do gardeł bandytów-imbecyli...»

Ford Madox Ford


«Akasha, for two thousand years I have watched,' he said. 'Call me the Roman in the Arena if you will and tell me tales of the ages that went before. When I knelt at your feet I begged you for your knowledge. But what I have witnessed in this short span has filled me with awe and love for all things mortal; I have seen revolutions in thought and philosophy which I believed impossible. Is not the human race moving towards the very age of peace you describe?'»

Anne Rice


«Men die in battle; women die in childbirth.»

Philippa Gregory


«I will not let her speak because I love her, and when you love someone you do not make them tell war stories.»

Cathrynne M. Valente


«The only thing more dangerous then your enemy knowing how powerful you are, is your enemy not knowing how powerful you are.»

Joshua Teya


«Otaguro’s bosom heaved with an ineffable surge of joy. “Every man is fighting,” he murmured. “Every man.»

Yukio Mishima


«I wonder are we the people really that high on these political agenda’s these day’s? Or are we merely pawns in the majestic Game of Thrones?»

Nynke Visser


«Never can that be told, for those who saw and lived through it have lost the gift of words and those who are dead can tell no tales. Those were things which are not told, but forgotten. Fore where they not forgotten, how could they ever be repeated?»

Ivo Andrić


«Archie wasn't waiting for her at the attic. She didn't consider that. He was»

Perie Wolford


«Religion makes people kill each other. Science supplies them with weapons.»

Mokokoma Mokhonoana


«It dosnt matter how many mr. and mrs. johnsons are anti war- the actuall killers who know how to use the weapons are not.»

Anthony Swofford


«In the time that we're here today, more women and children will die violently in the Darfur region than in Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine, Israel or Lebanon. So, after September 30, you won't need the UN - you will simply need men with shovels and bleached white linen and headstones.»

George Clooney