Subject: Conflict » War

Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.

(1880 – 1956) journalist, essayist, editor & satirist

There is no doubt in my mind when history was written, the final page will say: Victory was achieved by the United States of America for the good of the world.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

The surest way to become a pacifist is to join the infantry.

(1921 – 2003) American editorial cartoonist

How is it possible to have a civil war?

(1937 – 2008) stand-up comedian, social critic, actor & author

The Falklands incident was a quarrel between two bald men over a comb.

(1899 – 1986) Argentine writer, essayist, poet & translator

Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy.

The consensus seemed to be that if really large numbers of men were sent to storm the mountain, then enough might survive the rocks to take the citadel; this is essentially the basis of all military thinking.

(1948 – ) English novelist

I have given two cousins to war and I stand ready to sacrifice my wife’s brother.

Charles Farrar Browne (1834 – 1867) humorist

If our politicians were better at pretending to get along, there wouldn’t be any war.

Don’t worry about the war; it’s all over but the shooting.

(1879 – 1974) film producer

Sometimes I think war is God’s way of teaching us geography.

(1955 – ) Mexican-American comedian & actor

In a war of ideas it is people who get killed.

(1909 – 1966) Polish poet, writer & aphorist

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

(1906 – 1975) German-born American political theorist

Claim victory and retreat.

Sometime they'll give a war and nobody will come.

Carl Sandburg (1878 – 1967) biographer & poet

I can picture in my mind a world without war, a world without hate; and I can picture us attacking that world, because they’d never expect it.

(1949 – ) comedy writer & humorist

Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.

(1874 – 1936) English author & mystery novelist

My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war… just a greater emphasis on military apparel.

(1952 – ) comedian, actress & writer

Peace: Co-existence or no no existence.

(1872 – 1970) British philosopher, mathematician, historian & social critic

It's negative to think about blowing each other up.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

I was thinkin' maybe we should just bomb ourselves so we could upgrade our school system.

(1961 – ) comedian, writer, radio & television personality & blogger
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