Subject: Conflict » War

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

Madonna said that we should pull all of our troops out of Iraq; Donald Rumsfeld said, "No, I think we'd better wait and hear what Britney Spears has to say about it first.”

(1950 – ) comedian & television host

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

I want you guys to know that if we ever get into real heavy combat… I'll be right behind you guys. Every step of the way.

(1944 – 2014) American actor, director & writer

Diplomats tell lies to journalists, and they believe what they read.

(1874 – 1936) Austrian writer & journalist

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

Charles Farrar Browne (1834 – 1867) humorist

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

Carl Sandburg (1878 – 1967) biographer & poet

Peace: Co-existence or no no existence.

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

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

(1879 – 1974) film producer

War is God's way of teaching us geography.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

If you are short of everything except enemy, you are in combat.

You can build a throne with bayonets, but it’s difficult to sit on it.


I believe that forgiving them is God’s function; our job is to arrange the meeting.

(1934 – 2012) United States Army general

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

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

War without France would be like… World War II.

Only the winners decide what were war crimes.

(1934 – ) American author, journalist & historian

The only time suppressive fire works is when it is used on abandoned positions.

All humor is based on hostility – that’s why World War II was funny.

(1927 – ) playwright & screenwriter

Any ship can be a minesweeper… once.

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

(1909 – 1966) Polish poet, writer & aphorist

I'm desperately trying to figure out why kamikaze pilots wore helmets.

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