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quote by George Washington: War -- An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will. with background image: green trees on brown dried leaves during daytime
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War -- An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will.

--George Washington

Only the dead have seen the end of the war.

--George Santayana
quote by George Santayana: To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman. with background image: grayscale photography of soldier
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To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.

--George Santayana
quote by George S. Patton: The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his. with background image: people sitting and standing on battle tank
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The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.

--George S. Patton
quote by George Orwell: War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it. with background image: soldier walking on wooden pathway surrounded with barbwire selective focus photography
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War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.

--George Orwell
quote by George Orwell: War is a way of shattering to pieces... materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable and... too intelligent. with background image: six fighter jets
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War is a way of shattering to pieces... materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable and... too intelligent.

--George Orwell
quote by Friedrich Nietzsche: The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy. with background image: black and red statue of man holding flag
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The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.

--Friedrich Nietzsche
quote by Ernest Hemingway: In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason. with background image: photo of author Ernest Hemingway with quote

In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.

--Ernest Hemingway
quote by Ernest Hemingway: The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and eco… with background image: brown and gray brick wall
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The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.

--Ernest Hemingway
quote by Eleanor Roosevelt: I cannot believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war. with background image: man walking on brown grass field
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I cannot believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.

--Eleanor Roosevelt
quote by Edmund Burke: I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people. with background image: green battle tank on green grass field during daytime
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I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people.

--Edmund Burke
quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower: There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs. with background image: selective color photography of person holding orange gas smoke standing on snow
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There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.

--Dwight D. Eisenhower
quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower: We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it. with background image: black and brown metal machine
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We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.

--Dwight D. Eisenhower
quote by Douglas MacArthur: In war there is no substitute for victory. with background image: 3 men in black and white suit holding red smoke hose
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In war there is no substitute for victory.

--Douglas MacArthur
quote by Douglas MacArthur: In war, you win or lose, live or die -- and the difference is just an eyelash. with background image: grayscale photo of soldiers on battle tank
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In war, you win or lose, live or die -- and the difference is just an eyelash.

--Douglas MacArthur
quote by Desiderius Erasmus: War is sweet to those who have not experienced it. with background image: old war scene calvary
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War is sweet to those who have not experienced it.

--Desiderius Erasmus
quote by D. H. Lawrence: Loud peace propaganda makes war seem imminent. with background image: gray battleship on body of water during daytime
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Loud peace propaganda makes war seem imminent.

--D.H. Lawrence
quote by D. H. Lawrence: People always make war when they say they love peace. with background image: white skull on red wall
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People always make war when they say they love peace.

--D.H. Lawrence
quote by Clint Eastwood: Man becomes his most creative during war. with background image: woman with sword
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Man becomes his most creative during war.

--Clint Eastwood
quote by Colin Powell: War should be the politics of last resort. And when we go to war, we should have a purpose that our people understand and support. with background image: None
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War should be the politics of last resort. And when we go to war, we should have a purpose that our people understand and support.

--Colin Powell
quote by Colin Powell: The commander in the field is always right and the rear echelon is wrong, unless proved otherwise. with background image: silver and gold UNK on brown wooden surface
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The commander in the field is always right and the rear echelon is wrong, unless proved otherwise.

--Colin Powell

Longer Version:

The commander in the field is always right and the rear echelon is wrong, unless proved otherwise. In my experience, the people closest to the problems are often in the best position to see the solutions. The key here is to empower and not be the bottleneck.


quote by Anatole Broyard: We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars. with background image: black semi automatic pistol on gray surface
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We are all tourists in history, and irony is what we win in wars.

--Anatole Broyard
quote by Aristotle: We make war that we may live in peace. with background image: man holding stick statue during daytime
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We make war that we may live in peace.

--Aristotle
quote by Ambrose Bierce: War is God's way of teaching Americans geography. with background image: white skull on red wall
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War is God's way of teaching Americans geography.

--Ambrose Bierce
quote by Albert Einstein: I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war. with background image: photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war.

--Albert Einstein
quote by Albert Einstein: The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one. with background image: photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.

--Albert Einstein
quote by Albert Einstein: I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. with background image: photo of author Albert Einstein with quote

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.

--Albert Einstein
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