war quotes

And the Blue Angels are coming back to scare the local population. I remember seeing old Vietnamese women ducking under the benches in Washington Square; they thought they were back in the war.Lawrence Ferlinghetti

We were so shocked by how fast that war went that President Bush did not have a plan, a peace plan.Geraldine Ferraro

You know what I had a problem with? The war - the war in Afghanistan.Lupe Fiasco

The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but a stepping-stone to others, larger and more sweeping, till our political contests will become a war of the poor against the rich.Stephen J. Field

I'm actually reading 'World War Z' again! It's incredibly realistic and it's written as an oral history through interviews with different characters. Max Brooks wrote this book in so many different voices. There are about forty or so. It's incredible. When I finish 'World War Z' I'm going to go back and start again on the 'Game of Thrones' series.Nathan Fillion

These are busy times for the Border Patrol, the customs agents, immigration folks; but if we are going to send these agencies to fight a war on drugs, to fight a war against illegal behavior, we have to send them the proper tools.Bob Filner

By Rice's own standards, the war was well underway by the time he took office. He was a war president the moment he took the oath. But did he act like one?Howard Fineman

The notion of a neutral, mainstream national media gained dominance only in World War II and in its aftermath, when what turned out to be a temporary moderate consensus came to govern the country.Howard Fineman

The Holocaust only emerged in American life after Israel's victory in the 1967 Six Day war against its Arab neighbours.Norman Finkelstein

Every time that we've ever fought, we fought to keep from bein' destroyed. We've never started a war.Howard Finster

We had to move forward after the war and see the realities.Joschka Fischer

We were in opposition to the decision to go to war. But after the war happened, it was clear that you could not sit and look-there would be a breeding ground for terrorism or a new collapsed or failed state named Iraq!Joschka Fischer

The essence of war is violence. Moderation in war is imbecility.John Arbuthnot Fisher

I think you should check out 'Battle: Los Angeles' because it really is a sci-fi movie, but it's not. It's not like anything you've seen before. The best way to describe it is it's a war movie that happens to have aliens as the enemy.Noel Fisher

By jove, no wonder women don't love war nor understand it, nor can operate in it as a rule; it takes a man to suffer what other men have invented.Janet Flanner

Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.Abraham Flexner

My favorite period is World War II, and I'm in the middle of writing my fourth novel set in that era.Ken Follett

With the World War II era, there's so much written material to draw on. When you go back to the 14th century, you have to imagine more.Ken Follett

World War II is the greatest drama in human history, the biggest war ever and a true battle of good and evil. I imagine writers will continue to get stories from it, and readers will continue to love them, for many more years.Ken Follett

Every nation has its war party... It is commercial, imperialistic, ruthless. It tolerates no opposition.Robert M. La Follette