War Zone Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 58 Quotes About War Zone

#1. I wish I was the kind of writer who would go to a war zone and write about something that's meaningful and important to people, but that's not my area of coverage. - Author: Jonathan Ames
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#2. It's a war zone, my body, and one which has been through a great deal. - Author: Amitabh Bachchan
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#3. Please God, I'll never be in a war zone, but everything I sort of know about people who come back is that it's a hard transition to make. I mean, even if you've not been in a war, even if you've just been in the Forces, you come back and probably have more fights in civilian life. - Author: Martin Freeman
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#4. If you've got a camera, go to a war zone and tell a story. - Author: Rhys Ifans
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#5. If I know anything about stack engineers, they'll weld down the lid on your remote stack faster than politicians leaving a war zone. - Author: Richard K. Morgan
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#6. There are no subtleties in a war zone. I think that's why comedy does so well there. It goes right for the gut. So those punch lines start penetrating the bullet-proof vests. - Author: Jeff Ross
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#7. Conventional wisdom tells us we'll only be happier after a divorce if the marriage itself was a war zone. - Author: Ariel Gore
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#8. Don't kid yourself. President Obama's decision to withdraw 33,000 troops from Afghanistan before he stands for reelection is not driven by the United States' 'position of strength' in the war zone as much as it is by grim economic and political realities at home. - Author: Ron Fournier
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#9. Carrying The Beatles' or the Sixties' dream around all your life is like carrying the Second World War and Glenn Miller around. That's not to say you can't enjoy Glenn Miller or The Beatles, but to live in that dream is the twilight zone. It's not living now. It's an illusion. - Author: John Lennon
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#10. War in the Tribal Zone. - Author: Andrew Woolford
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#11. The first war zone was declared by Great Britain. She gave us and the world notice of it on the 4th day of November, 1914. The zone became effective Nov. 5, 1914. - Author: George William Norris
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#12. Seeing any war through the distortion of comedy is healthy. There is just too much absurdity and irony at play in a combat zone not to pay attention to it. At least that's how it struck me; others may have had an entirely different war experience. - Author: Dave Abrams
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#13. My life isn't always at risk, even if I'm in a war zone. A lot of these places have areas of calm, so covering war doesn't necessarily mean being shot at all the time. - Author: Lynsey Addario
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#14. The life changing moment for me what the first time I went to a war zone and that was Sierra Leone. I took two weeks, eleven years ago and I went. I wasn't an Ambassador or anything I just asked to go and I was allowed to go. It was like someone smacked me in the face. - Author: Angelina Jolie
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#15. People always seem to assume that we have a full, back-up support team - make-up, costume and a driver - but usually, in a war zone, there's only me and the cameraman. - Author: Kate Adie
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#16. In every war zone that I've been in, there has been a reality and then there has been the public perception of why the war was being fought. In every crisis, the issues have been far more complex than the public has been allowed to know. - Author: John Le Carre
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#17. I think it is rather heroic to go into a war zone where everyone is trying to kill you, and you have no way of shooting back. - Author: Kerry Greenwood
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#18. The whole point of being in the Army is wanting to get killed, wanting to test yourself to the limits. Now you have to fly 15,000ft above the war zone to avoid getting hit. I don't think there is any point in having wars if that's how you're going to behave. It's pathetic. All this whining! - Author: Rupert Everett
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#19. I have spent the past ten years in just about every war zone there was. - Author: Christiane Amanpour
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#20. At one end of the national spectrum is white, shining peace - that city-on-a-hill concept. At the other end is black, raging, savage war at the foot of that hill. The space between is the gray zone where the haze of diplomacy and combat meet and bleed into one another. That's where the CIA works. - Author: Jamie Smith
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#21. My prescription for women entering the war zone of the professions: study football ... Women who want to remake the future should look for guidance not to substitute parent figures but to the brash assertions of pagan sport. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#22. It's become a cliche to think of marriage as a disaster area and a war zone. - Author: Tim Daly
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#23. If it's just screaming - and I know this sounds so ridiculous - that gets old. But sometimes when there's literal chaos, it's like being in a war zone, and that's kind of exciting. You're just running through the crowd of people chasing after you and no one knows what's going on. - Author: Robert Pattinson
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#24. I'm a good little middle-class boy. I live in Gloucestershire or Kensington. I don't exist in the war zone, but it's certainly not far away. I grew up in an area where it is a war zone - south London. - Author: Nick Love
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#25. The thing that strikes you most about being a soldier in a war zone and in action to the small extent that I was, when actually people start shooting, which happened to me a couple of times, everything goes on automatic and there's a feeling of tremendous elevation and even elation. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#26. Why didn't I ask him for his number, address, e-mail - anything? Why? Because I'm in a sodding war zone, that's why. And I'm a soldier. And this wasn't supposed to happen. - Author: David Massey
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#27. The CIA teamed up with Army, Air Force and Naval Intelligence to run one of the most nefarious, classified, enhanced interrogation programs of the Cold War. The work took place inside a clandestine facility in the American zone of occupied Germany, called Camp King. - Author: Annie Jacobsen
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#28. Playing music in the wake of the Blink thing was like finding love in the middle of a war zone. - Author: Tom DeLonge
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#29. Even a war zone looks peaceful in most places, most of the time. - Author: Alex Berenson
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#30. We were meat to be bought and sold. Speaking Arabic made me a curious and unusual product. I didn't want to be special. I didn't want them to be curious about me. - Author: Richard Engel
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#31. Beirut turned into a war zone in a matter of hours. We were stuck at home, the roads were blocked. - Author: Nadine Labaki
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#32. The middle part of the country - the great red zone that voted for Bush - is clearly ready for war. The decadent left in its enclaves on the coasts is not dead -and may well mount a fifth column. - Author: Andrew Sullivan
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#33. Prayer in a combat zone serves exactly the same purpose as it does in peacetime. In war, the stakes are life and death, true; but if you believe in God and in the notion of a human soul, then we are always making decisions of tremendous significance. - Author: Phil Klay
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#34. Generally it's not a good idea to wear Banana Republic - type khaki journalist clothes in a war zone. You might look too much like something that's supposed to be shot, such as a journalist. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#35. I grew up in a neighborhood in Baltimore that was like a war zone, so I never learned to trust that there were people who could help me. - Author: Jada Pinkett Smith
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#36. I grew up in somewhat of a war zone in West Philadelphia in 1985, '86. It wasn't as extreme as someone coming in the classroom and just unloading on a class, but I knew to take the scenic route to go to the grocery store to avoid certain elements. - Author: Questlove
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#37. I want my life to be a battle cry, a war zone, an arrow pointed and loosed into the heart of domination: patriarchy, imperialism, industrialization, every system of power and sadism. - Author: Lierre Keith
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#38. I think when your imagination goes to work, and when you're first bullied, you feel like you're going to die. School becomes a war zone, and you can't function. - Author: Michael Steger
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#39. One book that I heard was circulating the Green Zone was "Bureaucracy Does Its Thing" by Robert Komer , who worked for President [Lindon] Johnson in Saigon. This book is about the inevitably of screwing up when a country takes on a war with so little understanding of the country they are fighting. - Author: George Packer
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#40. I live in a war zone. I would never have imagined 37 years ago when I started practicing law that there would still be so much discrimination against women, so much denial of women's rights. - Author: Gloria Allred
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#41. I kept seeing turning points. First the uprising. Then the creation of the Free Syrian Army, the FSA. Now a big assassination bombing in the heart of Assad's government. But the turn never came. It just got worse and worse. - Author: Richard Engel
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#42. Nina was my sanctuary as much as she was my war zone. Peace and solace one moment, explosions and massacre the next. - Author: Nicole Williams
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#43. I think declaring a no fly zone over foreign soil is tantamount to an act of war. - Author: Mike Lee
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#44. This is what it means to be in the middle of love, I thought. Being in the middle of love is like being in the middle of a war zone. - Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
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#45. The war between the Iranians and Iraqis is a touchy issue. To be quite honest, they each other's guts. It was not responsible to let one of our ships be put into a war zone like that. - Author: Sam Nunn
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#46. The noise around us determines how we speak. And how we listen. Just as a conversation suffers in a war zone, art suffers in a culture built on noise. So does our enjoyment of it. - Author: Michael Gungor
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#47. The north of the Central African Republic is now a war zone, with rival armed bands burning villages, kidnapping children, robbing travelers and killing people with impunity. - Author: Nicholas D. Kristof
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#48. You can easily die racing to cover a bank robbery as you can in a war zone. - Author: Jessica Savitch
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#49. The artistic element of Manhattan has kind of moved to Brooklyn. Has it changed it? Yeah. Has it ruined it? I would say no. It is what it is. I say better that than an urban war zone. - Author: Julian Casablancas
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#50. I'm from England, and like every other great empire who stole bits of the world, there is a price to pay. And I was born in 1935. So, since I've been conscious of the world, I've either been in, or been on the periphery of, a war zone. - Author: Don McCullin
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#51. You look at any war zone and you talk to any soldiers and they have to blank out - in order for that to work for them, in order for them to survive they have to blank out something in themselves in order to do it. - Author: David Morrissey
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#52. Why is the N.F.L. so popular? The N.F.L. grew in the comfort zone after World War II. People had money and time. A popular American sport got bigger. - Author: George Vecsey
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#53. I've been as a pilot involved in the Gulf War. And then, in the No-Fly Zone. - Author: Philippe Perrin
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#54. When I take risks now, I do so only when I have to and with every precaution. I used to prospect for news, dropping into places to see what was up. Well, I could go to parts of Libya today and find lots of good stories, but I probably wouldn't be around to tell them. - Author: Richard Engel
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#55. I was so happy that it filmed in New York not only because it's an amazing city, but also because a lot of people across the world somehow started to think about New York as a dangerous place to be and envisioned it as some war zone after that happened. - Author: Alicia Witt
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#56. We are all the walking wounded in a world that is a war zone. Everything we love will be taken from us, everything, last of all life itself. Yet everywhere I look, I find great beauty in this battlefield, and grace and the promise of joy. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#57. Taking a shit is always a big production in a war zone. - Author: Evan Wright
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#58. Each day had the same bloody rhythm: mortars at dawn, car bombs by 11: 00 a.m., drive-by shootings before tea, and mortars again at dusk. At night the death squads went to work. - Author: Richard Engel
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