war quotes

How is it they live in such harmony the billions of stars - when most men can barely go a minute without declaring war in their minds about someone they know.Thomas Aquinas

In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. First, the authority of the sovereign. Secondly, a just cause. Thirdly, a rightful intention.Thomas Aquinas

War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford.Hannah Arendt

Of course after the fight you want to make sure that you're okay and so is the other guy, it's a brotherhood in there, so you want to make sure everyone is okay after the war is over.Alexis Arguello

War taught me that not everything is glamorous.Giorgio Armani

Let's be clear: Neither Secretary Powell or I opposed the notion of removing Saddam Hussein by force, but we wanted to avoid the war if we could. But if we couldn't, the notion of removing Saddam Hussein from the scene seemed eminently sensible, given that you had, what, 16 or so U.N. Security Council resolutions basically saying the same thing.Richard Armitage

Our reports about civilian casualties here, about the resistance of the Iraqi forces, are going back to the United States. It helps those who oppose the war when you challenge the policy to develop their arguments.Peter Arnett

The first war plan has failed because of Iraqi resistance. Now they are trying to write another war plan. Clearly, the American war planners misjudged the determination of the Iraqi forces.Peter Arnett

Our enemies are Medes and Persians, men who for centuries have lived soft and luxurious lives; we of Macedon for generations past have been trained in the hard school of danger and war. Above all, we are free men, and they are slaves.Arrian

My graduate study was interrupted, like that of many others, by World War II.Kenneth Joseph Arrow

Developments in information technology and globalised media mean that the most powerful military in the history of the world can lose a war, not on the battlefield of dust and blood, but on the battlefield of world opinion.Timothy Garton Ash

I am here because I think it was a terrible sin of the west to allow those years of war.Paddy Ashdown

We have invented a new human right here - the right to return home after a war.Paddy Ashdown

We who came here saw what was happening. This was far more than a war in a faraway place. This was a moral imperative, a terrible vision of the future.Paddy Ashdown

Having now reached a point where danger might be reasonably apprehended from strolling war parties of Indians, spies were kept in advance and strict diligence observed in the duty of sentinels.William Henry Ashley

It is not only the living who are killed in war.Isaac Asimov

Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.Isaac Asimov

John Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.Isaac Asimov

A cosmic war is like a ritual drama in which participants act out on Earth a battle they believe is actually taking place in the heavens.Reza Aslan

Some of my earliest political feelings were based on the anti-Japanese bubblegum cards I got. There were also Spanish Civil War bubblegum cards. Awful.Ed Asner