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An order that can be misunderstood will be misunderstood.
Napoleon I
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By theme : War  

War is never a solution; it is an aggravation.
Benjamin Disraeli
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By theme : War  

War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
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By theme : Wit     War  

Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarreled with him.
Blaise Pascal
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By theme : Morality     War  

The worse the man the better the soldier.
Napoleon I
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By theme : War  

Though fraud in all other actions be odious, yet in matters of war it is laudable and glorious, and he who overcomes his enemies by stratagem is as much to be praised as he who overcomes them by force.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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By theme : War  

Even in war, moral power is to physical as three parts out of four.
Napoleon I
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By theme : Morality     War  

With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.
Napoleon I
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By theme : War   Wisdom    

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
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By theme : Wit     War  

Speed is the essence of war.
Lao Tzu
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Money is the sinew of love as well as war.
Thomas Fuller
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By theme : Love     Money     War  

The most dangerous moment comes with victory.
Napoleon I
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By theme : Politics     War  

I don`t know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war.
Georges Clemenceau
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By theme : War   Wit    

Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.
Theodore Roosevelt
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By theme : War  

War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.
George Orwell
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By theme : Evil     War  

With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.
Napoleon I
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By theme : Behavior     War  

Every creature lives in a state of war by nature.
Jonathan Swift
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By theme : Life     Nature     War  

Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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By theme : Politics     Society     War  

To lead an uninstructed people to war is to throw them away.
Confucius
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War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
Bertrand Russell
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By theme : Philosophy     War  

 
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