Killing In War Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 63 Quotes About Killing In War

#1. If you are not a Conchie, what are you man?' demanded the Major.
After some moments' thought, Francis said, 'I am a human being who does not believe in killing my fellow man for insufficient reason. - Author: Theresa Breslin
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#2. Fifty years after half a million gypsies were exterminated in the Second World War - thousands of them in Auschwitz - we're again preparing the mass killing of this minority. - Author: Antonio Tabucchi
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#3. You can be killed just as dead in an unjustified war as you can in one protecting your own home. - Author: Will Rogers
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#4. Soldiers manage by dividing themselves. They're one man in the killing, another at home, and the man that dandles his bairn on his knee has nothing to do wi' the man who crushed his enemy's throat with his boot, so he tells himself, sometimes successfully. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#5. Killing Japanese didn't bother me at that time. It was getting the war over with that bothered me. So I wasn't worried particularly about how many people we killed in getting the job done ... . All war is immoral, and if you let it bother you, you're not a good soldier. - Author: Ronald Schaffer
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#6. Many young men in the 1960s and 1970s came to reject some of the traditional ideas about manhood that many of their fathers tried to pass down - like unquestioning respect for authority even when that might mean killing and dying for questionable or unjust causes such as the Vietnam War. - Author: Jackson Katz
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#7. If you're going to run around, Ms. Pelosi, and you're going to say Republicans like the war, then can we also assume that Democrats like killing babies? Put that in whatever it is you smoke, Ms. Pelosi, and have fun with it. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#8. Perhaps this war will pass like the others which divided us leaving us dead, killing us along with the killers but the shame of this time puts its burning fingers to our faces. Who will erase the ruthlessness hidden in innocent blood? - Author: Pablo Neruda
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#9. I can see that Elijah knows exactly what Thompson's asking. Thompson is asking if Elijah likes killing. Elijah considers it for a moment. 'It's in my blood,' he finally says. - Author: Joseph Boyden
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#10. If you had a free society you couldn't get people to go to war, if you had an intelligent type of upbringing in ones children. They would say; There must be many other ways of solving problems other then killing people. - Author: Jacque Fresco
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#11. War is a bloody, killing business. You've got to spill their blood, or they will spill yours. Rip them up the belly. Shoot them in the guts. - Author: George S. Patton
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#12. In hard times of severe crisis if you want to create new jobs, I recommend you to start killing some people. It's the old "topos" of war in time of peace. - Author: William C. Brown
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#13. In the Gulf War, U.S. Marine Corps wheeled vehicles were killing Iraqi T-72 tanks. - Author: Ralph Peters
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#14. I am a Quaker. And as everyone knows, Quakers, for 300 years, have, on conscientious ground, been against participating in war. I was sentenced to three years in federal prison because I could not religiously and conscientiously accept killing my fellow man. - Author: Bayard Rustin
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#15. No major war or act of mass killing in the twentieth century began without the aggressors or perpetrators first claiming innocence and victimhood. - Author: Timothy Snyder
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#16. The idea of resolving conflicts by killing people (which is what war is) is not a just thing, a just idea. In that sense there is no such thing as "just war". But to wage a given war may be a just action. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#17. I can't imagine what it would be to be president when the United States at war with yourself. People killing each other here in America on a massive basis. Just can't imagine what it would be. - Author: George W. Bush
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#18. I have little faith in the theory that organized killing is the best prelude to peace. - Author: Ellen Glasgow
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#19. In the 1990s, Islamists in Algeria won elections like the Brotherhood did in Egypt. The Algerian military refused to allow the Islamists to take power. A war erupted, killing between 100,000 to 200,000 people, depending on which estimates are to be believed. - Author: Richard Engel
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#20. He goes on and on about war like it is something beautiful and noble, which only means he's never seen it himself. War is hideous and it leaves you covered in shit. I cannot kill anyone else. I will not. - Author: Anita Diamant
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#21. The use of the blockade against Germany to starve large numbers of people to death broke through the moral barrier against the mass killing of civilians. It was the precedent for the 'conventional' bombing of civilians in the Second World War and then for the use of the atomic bomb. - Author: Jonathan Glover
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#22. We need to focus on killing the bad guys, not getting stuck in Middle Eastern civil wars that don't keep America safe. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#23. The most difficult idea to reconcile in war is the notion that anything is going to be solved by killing a stranger, or in risking your life for a cause anchored in some distant political arena. - Author: Walter Dean Myers
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#24. I cannot grasp the difference between killing people with drones or rifles and knives. The objective in war is to kill the enemy before he kills you. I can't fathom the almost religious zeal with which the use of drones is being opposed. - Author: Charles McCarry
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#25. Lots of people who complained about us receiving the MBE received theirs for heroism in the war - for killing people. We received ours for entertaining other people. I'd say we deserve ours more. - Author: John Lennon
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#26. Modern sovereignty, whether expressed through killing in battle or the torture of suspects, brings together the desire to build up and the desire to destroy, to let Aid Agencies offer charity (in its original meaning of "love") while the military offers death. The two are intrinsically connected. - Author: Talal Asad
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#27. In modern fantasy (literary or governmental), killing people is the usual solution to the so-called war between good and evil. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#28. I am not going to kill sin by killing the sinners; I am not going to wage war against evildoers and infidels. I shall preach love, and I shall love; I shall preach concord, and shall practice brotherly love toward everyone in the world. - Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
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#29. Well I think what - the way things have improved obviously is that the killing has stopped in so for as there is no war. But if you talk to people in the north and east in general, there is a concern that the freedom that they expected as a consequence of the end of the war has yet to be realised. - Author: Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu
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#30. War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn to live together in peace by killing each other's children. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#31. After all that I had read during the night. Even into this quiet place the war had reached like the tentacle of an octopus and had touched this girl and brought about her death. Like some infernal monster, still venomous in death, a war can go on killing people for a long time after it's all over. - Author: Nevil Shute
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#32. In a guerrilla war, the line between legitimate and illegitimate killing is blurred. The policies of free-fire zones, in which a soldier is permitted to shoot at any human target, armed or unarmed, further confuse the fighting man's moral senses. - Author: Philip Caputo
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#33. The landmine is eternally prepared to take victims. In common parlance, it is the perfect soldier, the 'eternal sentry.' The war ends, the landmine goes on killing. - Author: Jody Williams
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#34. Killing a man in defense of an idea is not defending an idea; it is killing a man. - Author: Jean-Luc Godard
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#35. Gods are cold. War, killing, and stabbing each other in the back is really what we do best. - Author: Kendare Blake
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#36. It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets. - Author: Voltaire
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#37. There was no honor in war, less in killing, and none in dying. But there was true dignity in how men comported themselves in battle. And there was always honor to be found in standing for a just cause and defending the defenseless. - Author: Michael Scott
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#38. All war must be just the killing of strangers against whom you feel no personal animosity; strangers whom, in other circumstances, you would help if you found them in trouble, and who would help you if you needed it. - Author: Mark Twain
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#39. I dont get that
people going to war over religion. I dont know, I could see going to war over justice or democracy or even revenge. But if youre going to war over religion, now youre just killing people in an argument over who has the better imaginary friend. - Author: Richard Jeni
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#40. Beyond the futility of armed force, and ultimately more important, is the fact that war in our time inevitably results in the indiscriminate killing of large numbers of people. To put it more bluntly, war is terrorism. That is why a 'war on terrorism' is a contradiction in terms. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#41. Well, it has done terrifying things. Religious ideas are inflammatory in a way that I find difficult to understand. There are very few wars over the theory of relativity. Very few heated arguments, for that matter. Whereas, in Northern Ireland, they are killing one another over religion. - Author: Quentin Crisp
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#42. A soldier must be like a bullet, constantly ready to be fired.' I learnt that by heart. You go to war in order to kill. Killing is my profession - that's what I was trained to do. - Author: Svetlana Alexievich
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#43. Terrorism and war have something in common. They both involve the killing of innocent people to achieve what the killers believe is a good end. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#44. I know this: that in your own hearts and your own souls, you are as much responsible for the Vietnam War as I am for killing these people. - Author: Charles Manson
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#45. Killing in the name of religion defines someone who is ignorant and actually void of religion. God does not condone terror. To kill innocent people to make a political statement is like shooting a dove to say hunting is wrong. - Author: Suzy Kassem
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#46. We need to make a distinction between misled Iraqis, those who believe that they are carrying weapons to liberate Iraq from what they call occupation, and criminal gangs that came from outside and wants to wage a deadly war on the Iraqi people, killing women and children in mosques and churches. - Author: Jalal Talabani
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#47. The prisoners still keep killing each other thay hung six yesterday thay fight all most every night in the stockade. - Author: Joseph Williams
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#48. I do have nightmares. So what? I wouldn't trade places with any of the f**kers I killed. Am I afraid of Hell? No. I've been. It's worse than advertised but not as bad as imagined. ~ Brandon Hull - Author: Jayden Hunter
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#49. The war for the Internet has begun. Hollywood is in control of politics. The government is killing innovation. - Author: Kim Dotcom
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#50. Hip-Hop is diverse. But the white, capitalist producers and distributors of Hip-Hop are most interested in the Hip-Hip that is misogynist, that is Black-hating, that is pugilistic, that is to say all about fighting and war and killing and gangsterism. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#51. I have taken many lives in my life. Many children, perhaps husbands, wives, parents. Perhaps it is only just that this same violation was inflicted upon me. Perhaps it is just that one who lives a life of war becomes a refugee from it. - Author: Robert Jackson Bennett
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#52. During World War I the Canadians were the shock troops. In many historical cases, Canadians have been very proficient at killing, and doing what we have to in order to survive. But no one wants to acknowledge that fact. - Author: Joseph Boyden
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#53. I have learned from first hand experience that war is the destroyer of everything that is good in the world, it turns our young into soulless killers and we tell them that they are heroes when they master the 'art' of killing. - Author: Kevin Benderman
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#54. America is the world's top war-master; the most sophisticated killer-culture in history. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#55. It is a basic idea of practically every war mythology that the enemy is a monster and that in killing him one is protecting the only truly valuable order of human life on earth, which is that, of course, of one's own people. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#56. In the First World War, there was the sudden passion of nationalism, and the killing took place because of these emotions. But the Soviet case is different, because you had systematic murder, like the Holocaust. - Author: Ryszard Kapuscinski
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#57. Nipples aren't killing children. They should be more concerned about the wars that are happening. There's so much violence in the world. There are so many legitimate things to be upset about besides nipples. - Author: Eva Green
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#58. It's the anonymity of the war that makes the killing possible. When the nameless dead are named again on tombstone and on cenotaph, then they regain the identity they lost as soldiers, and take their place in grief and memory, the ghosts of sons and lovers. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#59. I spent a lot of time when I was president, trying to end wars, prevent killing, and promote understanding. What I have seen is that peace works better than conflict, and one of the best manifestations of it is in travel and tourism. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#60. You never kill anyone you want to kill in a war, he said to himself. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#61. I stand morally opposed to killing: war, executions, killing of the old and demented, the killing of children, unborn and born. . . . I believe that all of life is sacred and must be protected, especially in the vulnerable stages at the beginning of life and its end. - Author: Helen Prejean
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#62. War is killing the individual in it unless he has learned livingness - if he had it he wouldn't be a good soldier. - Author: Georgia O'Keeffe
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#63. I find it amazing that the only group of people who are not fighting and not killing and not pillaging and not burning and not raping, and the group of people who are mostly - though not exclusively - who are keeping life going in the midst of war, are not included in the negotiating table. - Author: Zainab Salbi
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