war quotes

We can no longer afford the war in Iraq. Our financial costs have already passed a third of a trillion dollars; the lifetime costs for this war, in both human and economic terms, will be borne by Americans for generations to come.Earl Blumenauer

We won the war, but we are losing the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq. It is past time for a new approach, one that relies on accountability, responsibility, and phasing down the scope of our military commitment.Earl Blumenauer

And Louis Freeh was a completely dysfunctional FBI Director, who was actually waging his own private war against the Clinton Administration.Sidney Blumenthal

There is a ceaseless war against drunkenness and cruelty and vice.Anthony Blunt

War is devastating, and it leaves its scars for generations.James Blunt

I actually think every war movie is an antiwar movie in its own way - with the exception of some of the propaganda movies.Mark Boal

The fact is that war films, by their very nature, are pitched at a high dramatic range.Mark Boal

One big, glaring difference I can think of between Iraq and Vietnam is the news coverage. During the Vietnam War era, you had TV coverage of the war saturating the airwaves every night, and that coverage wasn't put through a military filter at all.Mark Boal

They have called Operation Iraqi Freedom a war of choice that isn't part of the real war on terror. Someone should tell that to al Qaeda.John Boehner

No, let's make sure that people understand that this is a very important war that is helping to protect us here at home. And that we have no choice but to win it. As difficult as it is.John Boehner

Good teaching is creating really interesting generalizations out of war stories.Derek Bok

People say you favor assassination, what do you think war is? Except that it's assassination on a much larger scale, a much more horrific scale.John Bolton

Politicians, like generals, have a tendency to fight the last war.John Bolton

I think the International Criminal Court could be a threat to American security interests, because the prosecutor of the court has enormous discretion in going after war crimes. And the way the Statute of Rome is written, responsibility for war crimes can be taken all the way up the chain of command.John Bolton

A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.Napoleon Bonaparte

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.Napoleon Bonaparte

War is the business of barbarians.Napoleon Bonaparte

Abroad, our most important policy is to support our troops and continue forward-thinking foreign policy in the war on terror - keeping our enemies on the run and hitting them before they hit us.Christopher Bond

The war in Iraq has as much to do with terrorism as the administration has to do with compassion.Julian Bond

Remember, we know the end of the story of World War II and the Cold War. But day by day, living in fear of the Nazis and then in fear of the Soviets, the outcome was by no means certain.Kit Bond