Proverbs:War and Peace

War and Peace

As peace is of all goodness, so war is an emblem, a hieroglyphic, of all misery.
—John Donne (1572-1631 British poet and priest)
In war, whichever side may call itself the victor, there are no winners, but all are losers.
—Arthur Neville Chamberlain (1869-1940 British Prime Minister)
Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short lived.
—Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865 16th President of the United States)
War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
—Thomas Mann (1875-1955 German novelist)
War is nothing but a continuation of politics with the admixture of other means.
—Karl von Clausewitz (1780-1831 German military theorist)
There are no war-like peoples — just war-like leaders.
一Ralph Johnson Bunche (1904-1971 American political scientist and diplomat)
War is much too important to be left to the military.
一Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929 French statesman)
When peace has been broken anywhere, the peace of all countries everywhere is in danger.
一Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945 32nd President of the United States)
Wars are just to those to whom they are necessary.
一Bertrand Arthur William Russell (1872-1970 British philosopher and mathematician)
To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.
一George Washington (1732-1799 1st President of the United States)
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
一Napoleon (Bonaparte 1769-1821 French Emperor)
Jaw jaw is better than war war.
一Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965 British Prime Minister)
Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondly on institutions such as courts of justice and police.
一Albert Einstein (1879-1955 American physicist)
The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts.
一Omar Nelson Bradley (1893-1981 American five-star general)
Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.
一John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963 35th President of the United States)

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