It is well that war is so terrible, otherwise we would grow too fond of it.

I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.

In starting and waging war, it is not Right that matters but Victory. Have no pity. Adopt a brutal attitude. Right is the side of the strongest. - Adolf Hitler

Success is the sole earthly judge of right or wrong. - Adolf Hitler

No one has ever succeeded in keeping nations at war except by lies.

When war is declared, Truth is the first casualty.

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

You believe you are dying for the fatherland - you die for some industrialists.

In peace sons bury their fathers, but in war fathers bury their sons.

Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.

To lead an uninstructed people to war, is to throw them away.

To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.

Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defense of peace must be constructed.

This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience.

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the houses of its children.

Probably no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and education.

It would now be technically possible to unify the world, abolish war and poverty altogether, if men desired their own happiness more than the misery of their enemies.

A skillful warior strikes a decisive blow and stops. He does not continue his attack to assert his mastery. He will strike the blow, but be on guard against being vain or arrogant over his success. He strikes it as a matter of necessity, but not from a wish of mastery.

Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.

When one by force subdues men, they do not submit to him in their heart. They submit because their strength is not adequate to resist. When one subdues men by virtue in their heart's core, they are pleased and submit sincerely.

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.


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