war quotes

I came into a strong organization, and I hope I strengthened it more and expanded its capacity to deal with some of the challenges that might not have seemed as great 10 years ago, such as H.I.V., AIDS and children affected by war.Carol Bellamy

There are evils that have the ability to survive identification and go on for ever... money, for instance, or war.Saul Bellow

Not all moral issues have the same moral weight as abortion and euthanasia. There may be legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not... with regard to abortion and euthanasia.Pope Benedict XVI

If we justify war, it is because all peoples always justify the traits of which they find themselves possessed, not because war will bear an objective examination of its merits.Ruth Benedict

All war represents a failure of diplomacy.Tony Benn

I am one who believes that we are, in fact, engaged in a worldwide war against terrorism. We must have the serenity to accept the fact that war is not going to go away if we ignore it.Robert Foster Bennett

But I felt it necessary to be part of the war effort and I enlisted in the Navy to be a flyer.Paul Berg

I did not want 'Battleship' to be perceived as an American war film. I wanted to do everything I could to make the film accessible to a global audience. It felt like bringing an alien component to the film would help take the American jingoism out of it.Peter Berg

There has always been tension between reporters and the administration, particularly when it comes to war in the modern era. You can go to Kennedy or Johnson and see that they weren't happy with David Halberstam or Morley Safer.Lowell Bergman

I won't stop fighting to give Nevadans access to affordable health care just because my husband is a doctor, just like I won't stop standing up for veterans because my father served in World War II.Shelley Berkley

War means blind obedience, unthinking stupidity, brutish callousness, wanton destruction, and irresponsible murder.Alexander Berkman

War paralyzes your courage and deadens the spirit of true manhood.Alexander Berkman

I was never convinced that war was the best system to bring democracy to the country.Silvio Berlusconi

On the contrary, I tried on numerous occasions to convince the American president not to go to war. I did what was within my capabilities to avoid that happening.Silvio Berlusconi

To hear of a thousand deaths in war is terrible, and we 'know' that it is. But as it registers on our hearts, it is not more terrible than one death fully imagined.Wendell Berry

And religion causes most of the problems, war, and economics of course, and study your history or you're going to repeat it; and if you're burning a Harry Potter book you need some serious counseling, you don't get it, you're missing the whole point.Michael Berryman

Sending our youth to war is wrong.Michael Berryman

There never has been a war yet which, if the facts had been put calmly before the ordinary folk, could not have been prevented. The common man, I think, is the great protection against war.Ernest Bevin

I believe that democracies do not go to war; that's the lesson of history, and I think that a democratic Pakistan is the world community's best guarantee of stability in Asia.Benazir Bhutto

What this country needs what every country needs occasionally is a good hard bloody war to revive the vice of patriotism on which its existence as a nation depends.Ambrose Bierce