Make Peace Not War Quotes by Aeschylus, Ellen Key, Tacitus, Allen Dulles, Ayn Rand, Baudouin of Belgium and many others.
In war, truth is the first casualty.
The belief that we some day shall be able to prevent war is to me one with the belief in the possibility of making humanity really human.
The worst crimes were dared by a few, willed by more and tolerated by all.
At least we’re getting the kind of experience we need for the next war.
Do not ever say that the desire to ‘do good’ by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.
Youth is the first victim of war; the first fruit of peace.It takes 20 years or more of peace to make a man; it takes only 20 seconds of war to destroy him.
Cowardice asks the question, is it safe?
War is a way of shattering to pieces… materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable and… too intelligent.
Wars teach us not to love our enemies, but to hate our allies.
For peace is not mere absence of war, but is a virtue that springs from force of character: for obedience is the constant will to execute what, by the general decree of the commonwealth, ought to be done.
Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.
Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.
At the age of four with paper hats and wooden swords we’re all Generals. Only some of us never grow out of it.
We have all taken risks in the making of war. Isn’t it time that we should take risks to secure peace?
War doesn’t make boys men, it makes men dead.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
In all history there is no war which was not hatched by the governments, the governments alone, independent of the interests of the people, to whom war is always pernicious even when successful.