My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.
I love "War and Peace" and have read it countless times.
I have proved by actual trial that a letter, that takes an hour to write, takes only about 3 minutes to read!
Germany has reduced savagery to a science, and this great war for the victorious peace of justice must go on until the German cancer is cut clean out of the world body.
Loud peace propaganda makes war seem imminent.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
Only the person who has experienced light and darkness, war and peace, rise and fall, only that person has truly experienced life.
People always make war when they say they love peace.
I learned a lot last year about the current difficulties in independent film making. Money is promised one minute and gone the next. I was bitterly disappointed about Scheherazade. It was one of the best scripts I have ever read.
God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.
To be prepared for War is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.
When they are preparing for war, those who rule by force speak most copiously about peace until they have completed the mobilization process.
If there is not the war, you don't get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don't get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name.
Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war itself is worse than peace.
Finally Germany's attack on Russia seemed to confirm that Russia was not shirking and was prepared to carry out a foreign policy with the risk of war with Germany.
We make war that we may live in peace.
In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.
The purpose of all wars, is peace.
The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans.
For my wrap present, Colin Farrell gave me a first edition book. I got so involved with this character and I was so sad when the movie was over that when I got home and I tried to read the book I got really emotional and I started crying.
War puts its questions stupidly, peace mysteriously.
Peace is produced by war.