War and Peace
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tiny.ag/rkg7iuvl · ★★☆☆ Fair (230 ratings) · submitted 1997
The graveyards are full of indispensable men.
tiny.ag/xm0eggq6 · ★★☆☆ Fair (195 ratings) · submitted 1997
The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
tiny.ag/lgkszg2d · ★★☆☆ Fair (431 ratings) · submitted 1997
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
tiny.ag/ircejxuc · ★★☆☆ Fair (494 ratings) · submitted 1997
You can get more of what you want with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word.
tiny.ag/b5zelloy · ★★☆☆ Fair (531 ratings) · submitted 1997
Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
tiny.ag/qk0rnn17 · ★★☆☆ Fair (396 ratings) · submitted 1997
When the rich make war it's the poor that die.
tiny.ag/4vs8cciz · ★★☆☆ Fair (210 ratings) · submitted 1997
Remember, to them it is us who are the enemy.
tiny.ag/crui0h1u · ★★☆☆ Fair (377 ratings) · submitted 1997
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -- nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, (inaugural speech, 1944), in War and Peace
tiny.ag/hdyoy0ri · ★★☆☆ Fair (881 ratings) · submitted 1999 by Chris Daniels
I have seen war. I have seen war on land and sea. I have seen blood running from the wounded... I have seen the dead in the mud. I have seen cities destroyed... I have seen children starving. I have seen the agony of mothers and wives. I hate war.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, (Chautauqua, New York, August 14, 1936), in War and Peace
tiny.ag/mkv04ioy · ★★☆☆ Fair (272 ratings) · submitted 1997
War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men.
tiny.ag/pyjfe6sb · ★★☆☆ Fair (249 ratings) · submitted 1997
I once played a sheriff who thought he could do the job without a gun. I was dead in twenty-seven minutes of a thirty minute show.
tiny.ag/aij5p9qp · ★★☆☆ Fair (245 ratings) · submitted 1997
Another victory like that and we are done for.
Pyrrhus, in War and Peace
tiny.ag/v6pxskz7 · ★★☆☆ Fair (902 ratings) · submitted 1999 by Dr Nathan Rozenfarb
Close the book and open your heart.
Nathan Rozenfarb, (on religious conflicts), in War and Peace
tiny.ag/snhswbdj · ★★☆☆ Fair (260 ratings) · submitted 1997
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.