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Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind. War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

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. Eisenhower (1890-1969) Thirty-fourth President of the USA.

War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, The lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) English poet.

More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) Thirty-second President of the USA.

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 (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.


War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.

Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536) Dutch humanist and theologian.

There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.

Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) Italian political philosopher and statesman.

Morality is contraband in war.

Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) Preeminent leader of Indian nationalism.

If any question why we died, tell them, because our fathers lied.

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) British writer.

The cannon thunders... limbs fly in all directions... one can hear the groans of victims and the howling of those performing the sacrifice... it's Humanity in search of happiness.

Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867) French poet.