war quotes

War's dirty little secret is that some men love it.Kathryn Bigelow

One of the elements in the film that really fascinated me was not to look at the world in bi-polar terms of us vs them or east vs west, which was a by-product of the Cold War.Kathryn Bigelow

No one ever said that fighting the war against terrorism and defending our homeland would be easy. So let's support our troops, law enforcement workers, and our mission to keep our nation and our children safe in the days and years to come.Judy Biggert

My mother's sympathies were strongly with the Union. She knew that war was bound to come, but so confident was she in the strength of the Federal Government that she devoutly believed that the struggle could not last longer than six months at the utmost.Buffalo Bill

People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.Otto von Bismarck

Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.Otto von Bismarck

Be polite; write diplomatically; even in a declaration of war one observes the rules of politeness.Otto von Bismarck

I feel like the people from Iceland have a different relationship with their country than other places. Most Icelandic people are really proud to be from there, and we don't have embarrassments like World War II where we were cruel to other people.Bjork

Osama bin Laden's own words stated he has a war against the United States. He declared that American civilians should be considered as combatants.Cofer Black

The Pakistani government under Musharraf is a strong and key player in the global war on terrorism, and their contribution has been second to none.Cofer Black

Watergate enabled the Democrats to cut off all aid to South Vietnam and ensure American defeat in a war their party entered and had effectively lost, before Nixon salvaged a non-Communist South Vietnam while effecting a complete American withdrawal.Conrad Black

Guerrilla wars, and even more so terrorist assaults, are conducted only by forces with insufficient strength to carry out a real war.Conrad Black

For all history up to the end of the Cold War, summit meetings were historic and dramatic occasions, when leaders who controlled the destiny of much of the world met to change the world.Conrad Black

In revealing the workings of government that led to the Vietnam War, the newspapers nobly did precisely that which the Founders hoped and trusted they would do.Hugo Black

Can any of us even imagine, after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt suggesting we negotiate a resolution or that we could simply prosecute those involved? Of course it is unimaginable. We are right to be in the Middle East, and we are right to treat this as the war it is.Marsha Blackburn

Yes, what has happened is we have moved from responding to these terrorist attacks as acts of civil disobedience to getting to the point after September 11 that we said, no, this is not just civil disobedience, this is an act of war.Marsha Blackburn

I think you can go back in history and look at what the effect in Asia and the world was of a divided, fractured China from, you know, the opium wars through the Chinese civil war, and I don't think it was pretty for Asia or the world.Dennis C. Blair

I cannot think of any circumstances in which a government can go to war without the support of parliament.Tony Blair

Mine is the first generation able to contemplate the possibility that we may live our entire lives without going to war or sending our children to war.Tony Blair

In April 1991, after the Gulf war, Iraq was given 15 days to provide a full and final declaration of all its WMD.Tony Blair