“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.” Jack Handey (1949 to Present) Jack Handey is an American humourist. He is best known for his “Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey”, a large body of surrealistic one-liner… Read More
“The military don’t start wars. Politicians start wars.” William Westmoreland (1914 to 2005) William Childs Westmoreland was a US Army general who commanded US forces in the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1968.
“Do you enter war to win it, or just fight? Do you enter a war to make peace, or just to kill something and have a good time?” Unknown
“The more we sweat in peace the less we bleed in war.” Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (1900 to 1990) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, née Swarup Kumari Nehru, was an Indian political leader and diplomat, one of the world’s leading women in public life in the 20th century.
“War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.” Thomas Mann (1875 to 1955) Thomas Mann was a German novelist and essayist whose early novels – Buddenbrooks (1900), Der Tod in Venedig (1912; Death in Venice), and Der Zauberberg (1924; The Magic Mountain) – earned him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1929.
“Sometime they’ll give a war and nobody will come.” Carl Sandburg (1878 to 1967) Carl Sandburg was an American poet, historian, novelist, and folklorist.
“You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.” Jeannette Rankin (1880 to 1973) Jeannette Rankin was the first woman member of the US Congress (1917-19 and 1941-43), a vigorous feminist and a lifetime pacifist and crusader for social and electoral reform.