Frank Capra was a prop man, I think. John Ford was a prop man. It was a little bit of a father and son thing, and you kind of worked your way up.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war itself is worse than peace.
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.
The next war... may well bury Western civilization forever.
Peace is produced by war.
To be prepared for War is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.
What they could do with 'round here is a good war. What else can you expect with peace running wild all over the place? You know what the trouble with peace is? No organization.
My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
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.
Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. War is peace.
Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.
The purpose of all wars, is peace.
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
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.
Only the person who has experienced light and darkness, war and peace, rise and fall, only that person has truly experienced life.
We make war that we may live in peace.
A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Son, brother, father, lover, friend. There is room in the heart for all the affections, as there is room in heaven for all the stars.
I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It involves Russia.
Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace.
When they are preparing for war, those who rule by force speak most copiously about peace until they have completed the mobilization process.
I love "War and Peace" and have read it countless times.
I cease not to advocate peace; even though unjust it is better than the most just war.