Sons Going To War Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 34 Quotes About Sons Going To War

#1. In my experience, those for whom war is lucrative are rarely satisfied. For them, war is opportunity, not hardship or sorrow. After all, it is rarely their sons who lie in unmarked graves on foreign soil. - Author: C.S. Harris
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#2. It was an earthquake, tearing at the sons of America, trying to swallow them up. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful sons, that women had reared, had kissed and screamed at, and that fathers had stared intently in their cots, to see themselves in the wondrous mirrors of their babies. - Author: Sebastian Barry
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#3. How, then, can the feds justify favoring sons of Hispanics over sons of white Americans who fought in World War II or Vietnam? - Author: Pat Buchanan
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#4. Only a war that serves no conceivable national interest gets the New York Time's endorsement. Liberals warm to the idea of American mothers weeping for their sons, but only if their deaths will not make America any safer. - Author: Ann Coulter
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#5. Let me tell you what is coming ... Your fathers and husbands, your sons and brothers, will be herded at the point of the bayonet ... You may, after the sacrifice of countless millions of treasure and of thousands of lives, as a bare possibility, win Southern independence ... but I doubt it. - Author: Sam Houston
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#6. I became a marine mom with the signing of a paper, but it would take a phone call, late one night, for me to fully absorb the impact this new title would have on my life. - Author: Diana Mankin Phelps
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#7. Drons change the way politicians think about war. You already have society's barriers against war dropping, and now you have a technology that takes the barriers to the ground. We can carry it out without having to deal with some of the consequences of sending our sons and daughters into harm's way. - Author: P. W. Singer
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#8. They're the sons and daughters of important people, and to them, the war is just another place to visit. - Author: Victoria Aveyard
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#9. 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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#10. After all, no one is stupid enough to prefer war to peace; in peace sons bury their fathers and in war fathers bury their sons. - Author: Herodotus
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#11. His generals were ready; his sons were. It remained to be seen whether the Arab nations were ready to meet them in war. In their arrogance, they had invited annihilation. - Author: Conn Iggulden
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#12. Is it true that the American people are war-weary? Absolutely. We are tired of sending our sons and daughters to distant lands year after year after year, to give their lives trying to transform foreign nations. - Author: Ted Cruz
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#13. What the American people want to do is fight a war without getting hurt. You can't do that any more than you can get into a barroom fight without getting hurt ... Unless the American people are willing to send their sons out to fight an aggressor, there just isn't going to be any United States. - Author: Chesty Puller
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#14. World War II, you know, that was basically a fight between the sons of Zeus and Poseidon on one side, and the sons of Hades on the other. The winning side, Zeus and Poseidon, made Hades swear an oath with them: no more affairs with mortal women. They all swore on the River Styx.' Thunder boomed. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#15. I am filled with fear and tormented with terrible visions of pain. Everywhere people are hurting one another, the planet is rampant with injustices, whole societies plunder groups of their own people, mothers imprison sons, children perish while brothers war. O, woe. - Author: Robert Anton Wilson
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#16. And it's safe to assume that those in power would think longer and harder about launching a war if they envisioned their own sons and daughters in harm's way. - Author: Barack Obama
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#17. That's your business, isn't it, cousin? To make nothing your business. Even your own sons going to war. How I pleaded with you. But you buried your nose in those cursed books and let our sons go like they were a pair of haramis. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#18. Like any other people, like fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in every land, when the issue of peace or war has been put squarely to the American people, they have registered for peace. - Author: Paul Robeson
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#19. This war that has taken so many sons has spared mine. This
age that has burned so many daughters has not burned mine.
I have not let it. - Author: Tahmima Anam
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#20. Virtually every society that survived did so by socializing its sons to be disposable. Disposable in war; disposable in work. We need warriors and volunteer firefighters, so we label these men heroes. - Author: Warren Farrell
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#21. Mothers yielding Bibles, contemplating smearing the blood of lamb chops over her doorway. Anything to keep her son alive another day. - Author: Antonia Perdu
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#22. Vous travaillez pour l'armee, madame?' (You are working for the army?), a Frenchwoman said to me early in the Vietnam war, on hearing I had three sons. - Author: Adrienne Rich
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#23. How do we keep convincing young people to die in fights they didn't start for reasons we're too devious to tell the truth about? It's way too easy for governments to spend other people's blood. Maybe only the sons and daughters of those who declare the wars should be allowed to fight and die. - Author: Dan Groat
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#24. And why is Grant so solemn today upon our great achievement, except he knows this unmeaning inhuman planet will need our warring imprint to give it value, and that our civil war, the devastating manufacture of the bones of our sons, is but a war after a war, a war before a war. - Author: E.L. Doctorow
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#25. And be very careful at the front, Paul."
Ah, Mother, Mother! Why do I not take you in my arms and die with you. What poor wretches we are! - Author: Erich Maria Remarque
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#26. I have to study politics and war so that my sons can study mathematics, commerce and agriculture, so their sons can study poetry, painting and music. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#27. Fraternity means that the father no longer sacrifices the sons; instead the brothers kill one another. Wars between nations have been replaced by civil war. The great settling of accounts, first under national 'pretexts,' led to a rapidly escalating world civil war. - Author: Ernst Junger
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#28. Gentle Mother, font of mercy,
save our sons from war, we pray,
stay the swords and stay the arrows,
let them know a better day,
Gentle Mother, strength of women,
help our daughters through this fray,
soothe the wrath and tame the fury,
teach us all a kinder way. - Author: George R R Martin
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#29. In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons. - Author: Herodotus
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#30. How many mothers have prayed to see their sons, their daughters return from war only to realize the war has kept them, the world has poisoned them, and they'll never be the same? - Author: Pierce Brown
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#31. We are part of the world creation, and we ourselves create nothing. Our knowledge allows us to make use of all the forces already in existence, our art to interpret emotions already felt. One big war, an epidemic, and we collapse into ignorance and darkness, fit sons of chimpanzees. - Author: Arshile Gorky
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#32. Treat your men as you would your own beloved sons. And they will follow you into the deepest valley. - Author: Sun Tzu
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#33. No one is so senseless as to choose of his own will war rather than peace, since in peace the sons bury their fathers, but in war the fathers bury their sons. - Author: Herodotus
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#34. Most dads had hobbies that they passed down to their sons; hunting, fishing, auto repair. Dad's hobby was nuclear war, which meant his sons knew everything about it. - Author: S.A. Bodeen
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