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68 Charming War Sayings

War Sayings

No one encourage war. But its depend on your stance. If your stance is right then you may go through a war to attain your rights. We have a great variety of war sayings in which great leader; politicians writer shared their experience about war to us. These people saw wars they fought and they faced the war. They saw blood shedding everywhere demolishing of building in war. They watched suffered people in war. We must learn from their experience. But we tried to avoid war and solve the problem in a amicable manners. Everything can be sort-out without by debate. War is not the solution to the problems. War never bring lasting peace they just bring lasting deaths. In wars just people suffered.

These sayings and quotes are on all aspect of war some encourage war some discourage war and for solider how to fight in the war. How to write history. War is not itself a bad thing. Its depend upon the situation. Sometimes people have no choice, they just have a choice left “to fight” to fight till the death, to fight till the end. These sayings also encourage you in personal life. How to fight with the crucial situation in life how to win. Now a day everyone is fighting with different circumstances. Sometime he lose hope and courage. These sayings and quotes will help him to fight and face circumstances. We should learn from experiences of those great people. These saying and quotes will create a motivational pulse in our lives. We should keep in mind these sayings and quotes, these will make our life so easy and bring a positive change in our life in our attitude.

War Sayings


“Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.” —Donald Trump


“Rules are for children. This is war, and in war the only crime  is to lose.” —Joe Abercrombie


“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


“There is only one thing certain about war, that it is full of disappointments and also full of mistakes.” —Churchill


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


“Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.” —Abraham Lincoln


“All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.” —John Steinbeck


“A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.” —Napoleon


“There is no calamity greater than lightly engaging in war.” —Laozi


“War paralyzes your courage and deadens the spirit of true manhood.” —Alexander Berkman


“The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.” —George S. Patton


“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.” —Lewis Carroll


“Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody will come.” —Carl Sandburg


“War is not a life: it is a situation, one which may neither be ignored nor accepted.” —T. S. Eliot


“Wars don’t bring lasting peace, only lasting death.” —Janet Morris


“War is never a lasting solution for any problem.” —A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.” —Sun Tzu


“When you give death, you give of your own life – every time.” —Janet Morris


“War is organized murder and torture against our brothers.” —Alfred Adler


“It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.” —Aristotle


“To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.” —George Washington


“Rules are for children. This is war, and in war the only crime is to lose.” —Joe Abercrombie


“This fight coming is not a battle of weapons, but a battle of wills.” —Janet Morris


“A great war leaves a country with three armies: an army of cripples, an army of mourners, and an army of thieves.” —Unknown


“You can’t have this kind of war. There just aren’t enough bulldozers to scrape the bodies off the streets.” —Dwight D. Eisenhower


“Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.” —Mao Zedong


“The greatest thrill is not to kill but to let live.” —James Oliver Curwood


“War is never a solution; it is an aggravation.” —Benjamin Disraeli


“Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.” —Herbert Hoover


“It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.” —Robert E. Lee


“The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.” —Dwight D. Eisenhower


“There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.” —Niccolo Machiavelli


“After each war there is a little less democracy left to save.” —Brooks Atkinson


“The war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous.” —George Orwell


“You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.” —Jeannette Rankin


“There is nothing that war has ever achieved that we could not better achieve without it.” —H. Havelock Ellis


“I have a deep sympathy with war, it so apes the gait and bearing of the soul.” —Henry David Thoreau


“I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.” —Dwight D. Eisenhowe


“The battle had shaken all three of them. Life seemed so fragile, each Sacred Band fighter so vulnerable.” —Chris Morris


“We can have a World War, I see absolutely no reason why we shouldn’t have a World Party.” —Vanna Bonta


“War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men.” —Georges Clemenceau


“A true soldier does not admit defeat before the battle.” —Unknown


“The condition of man. is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.” —Thomas Hobbes


“The object of war is not to die for your country, but to make the other bastard die for his.” —General Patton


“Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.” —Walt Whitman


“There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.” —Niccolò Machiavelli


“I do not know with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones.” —Albert Einstein


“No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war.” —Calvin Coolidge


“Wars frequently begin ten years before the first shot is fired.” —K. K. V. Casey


“In war, whichever side may call itself the victor, there are no winners, but all are losers.” —Neville Chamberlain


“Mankind must put an end to war – or war will put an end to mankind.” —John F. Kennedy


“War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands.” —Henry Louis Mencken


“The most persistent sound which reverberates through man’s history is the beating of war drums.” —Arthur Koestler


“Few men are born brave, many become so through training and force of discipline.” —Vegetius


“War should be made a crime, and those who instigate it should be punished as criminals.” —Charles Evans Hughes

Short War Sayings


“Only the dead have seen the end of war.” —Plato


“The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.” —George Orwell


“We make war that we may live in peace.” —Aristotle


“Wars are made to make debt.” —Ezra Pound


“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” —Jose Narosky


“A glorious death is his who for his country falls.” —Homer


“In war, truth is the first casualty.” —Aeschylus


“For defeat there is only one answer- victory.” —Churchill


“When the rich wage war, it’s the poor who die.” —Jean-Paul Sartre


“Everyone prepares for battle in his own way.” —Janet Morris


“Proof of war, when it comes, always comes too late.” —Janet Morris


“In war, we always deform ourselves, our essence.” —Chris Hedge


“Even the bravest cannot fight beyond his strength.” —Homer