War and Peace

Thoughtful quotes about war and peace.

Words of Wisdom

war and peace


"The tragedy of war is that it uses man's best to do man's worst." (author unknown)

"Either war is obsolete or men are." (Buckminister Fuller)

"Little girl....sometimes they'll give a war and nobody will come." (Carl Sandburg)

"No soldier starts a war - they only give their lives to it. Wars are started by you and me, by bankers and politicians, excitable women, newspaper editors, clergymen who are ex-pacifists, and congressmen with vertebrae of putty. The youngsters yelling in the streets, poor kids, are the ones who pay the price. (Frances P. Duffy)

"The next World War will be fought with stones." (Albert Einstein)

"The world would be a much better place if it was as hard to start a war as to stop one." (author unknown)

"There never was a good war and a bad peace." (Benjamin Franklin)

"Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding."

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Staff, H. (2008, December 27). War and Peace, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 25 from

Last Updated: July 18, 2014

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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