For a war to be just three conditions are necessary - public authority, just cause, right motive.
- Ernest Hemingway
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I guess if people couldn't profit from war I don't think there would be war.
- Lily Tomlin
It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.
- Douglas MacArthur
Empathy is really the opposite of spiritual meanness. It's the capacity to understand that every war is both won and lost. And that someone else's pain is as meaningful as your own.
- Barbara Kingsolver
Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America - not on the battlefields of Vietnam.
- Marshall McLuhan
Politicians, like generals, have a tendency to fight the last war.
- John Bolton
In most communities it is illegal to cry 'fire' in a crowded assembly. Should it not be considered serious international misconduct to manufacture a general war scare in an effort to achieve local political aims?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
If Scotland and America go to war, I'm afraid I've already sworn in.
- Craig Ferguson
War: a massacre of people who don't know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don't massacre each other.
- Paul Valery