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In War : Resolution.
In Defeat : Defiance.
In Victory : Magnanimity.
In Peace : Goodwill.
(Winston Churchill : The Second World War)
In war whichever side may call itself victor. There are no winners. But all are losers.
(Neville Chamberlain : 1869-1940)
We shall not flag or fail.
We shall fight in France.
We shall fight on the seas and oceans.
We shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air.
We shall defend our island whatever the cost may be.
We shall fight on the beaches.
We shall fight on the landing grounds.
We shall fight in the fields and in the streets.
We shall fight in the hills.
We shall never surrender.
(Winston Churchill : speech on 18.6.1940)
Whether the blood is one's own or of others,
It is the blood of Adam's race.
Whether the war rages in east or west,
It is the blood of the peace of the world.
(Sahir Ludhiyanavi : in Urdu)
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
My argument is that War makes rattling good history. But peace is poor reading.
(Thomas Hardy : 1840-1928)
Accursed be he that first invented war.
(Marlowe : Tamburlaine)
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.
(Franklin D. Roosevelt)
But when the blast of wars blows in our ears,
Then imitate the action of the tiger:
Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood,
Disguise fair nature with hard-favoured rage.
(Shakespeare : Henry V)
Let him who desires peace, prepare for war.
(Vegetius : 4th century)
War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men.