War Victims Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 64 War Victims Quotes

#1. Women are the victims of war ... as widows they've faced the trauma of being single parents and livelihoods of families are affected. A lot of gender-related problems come up in terms of health, education, domestic violence, etc. - Author: Kumari Jayawardena
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#2. Spiritual giants are only willing, available and thirsty spiritual babies who paid the price for the prize, who waged a war for the victims to become victors, just like the courageous Davids that kill the big Goliaths. - Author: Ikechukwu Joseph
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#3. The Second World War claimed tens of millions of victims. - Author: Jean-Marie Le Pen
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#4. Who is to say that robbing a people of its language is less violent than war? - Author: Gloria E. Anzaldua
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#5. Twenty-first century war adds new risks: more and more often there are no front lines, no central command, no rules of engagement - only a chaotic collision of politics, power, faith and bloodlust. Victims are as likely to be civilians as soldiers. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#6. You cannot deport 110,000 people unless you have stopped seeing individuals. Of course, for such a thing to happen, there has to be a kind of acquiescence on the part of the victims, some submerged belief that this treatment is deserved, or at least allowable. - Author: Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
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#7. During World War II, the Nazis put their victims into gas chambers and then incinerated them in ovens. While the Nazis took their victims to the incinerators, those who possess and threaten to use nuclear weapons plan to take these weapons - these portable incinerators - to the victims. - Author: David Krieger
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#8. War and courage have done more great things than charity. Not your sympathy, but your bravery hath hitherto saved the victims. "What is good?" ye ask. To be brave is good. Let the little girls say: "To be good is what is pretty, and at the same time touching. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#9. Actually, they took turns trying to avoid being the victims. That's the whole point about war! - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#10. War is murder. And the military preparations now being made for a potential major confrontation are aimed at collective murder. In a nuclear age the victims would be numbered by the millions. This naked truth must be faced. - Author: Alva Myrdal
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#11. Whatever fears, whatever sense of vulnerability may underlie such behavior, it also comes out of entitlement, the entitlement to inflict suffering and even death on other people. It breeds misery in the perpetrator and the victims. (The Longest War) - Author: Rebecca Solnit
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#12. Revenge for a terror attack is ideal for Putin's model. His propaganda machine will be filled with scenes of crash victims if [Vladimir] Putin sees the need for a larger war to stoke his domestic support again as the Russian economy teeters. - Author: Garry Kasparov
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#13. It's very common for the victims to understand a system better than the people who are holding the stick. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#14. When you fight a war against a tyrant, who do you kill? You kill the victims of the tyrant. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#15. Should we add the 40 to 50 million victims of the 1918 influenza pandemic to the 15 million who were killed in World War I, because the flu virus would not have evolved its virulence if the war hadn't packed so many troops into trenches? - Author: Steven Pinker
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#16. Women have always been the primary victims of war. Women lose their husbands, their fathers, their sons in combat. - Author: Hillary Rodham Clinton
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#17. There is no cheating in war; there are only survivors and victims. - Author: Brent Weeks
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#18. What would be revealed if American corporations were examined through the same sharp lens of historical confrontation as the one then being trained on German corporations that relied on Jewish slave labor during World War II and the Swiss banks that robbed victims of the Holocaust of their fortunes? - Author: Douglas A. Blackmon
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#19. The Lebanese government has officially recognized the Armenian genocide, but nowhere is there any official memorial to the victims of the World War I famine. - Author: Louis Farshee
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#20. Civil war is an exercise in building group loyalties. The trauma of civil war and massacre works not just to desocialize the victims but to socialize the killers into a particular ethical and political stance. Men who had killed together were bound together. - Author: Richard Alston
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#21. Are you all right?'
I nodded my damn chicken head and prayed prayed like the world and all the victims of war, famine, and disease counted on it. God ... please dont let me lay an egg. Not now - Author: Cecy Robson
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#22. The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues. - Author: Bianca Jagger
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#23. The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#24. None of us is in a position to eliminate war, but it is our obligation to denounce it and expose it in all its hideousness. War leaves no victors, only victims. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#25. Somewhere on the periphery of that total Vietnam issue whose daily reports made the morning paper too heavy to bear, lost in the surreal contexts of television, there was a story that was as simple as it had always been, men hunting men, a hideous war and all kinds of victims. - Author: Michael Herr
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#26. Roosevelt was as much concerned to end the oppression of Jews as Lincoln was to end slavery during the Civil War; their priority in policy (whatever their personal compassion for victims of persecution) was not minority rights, but national power. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#27. Never say war insane at the moment for you to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#28. Because we [the USA] are so powerful, our failures resonate more. In some ways, the worst victims of our institutional and elite failures, through the ripple effect of financial crisis and war, aren't Americans. - Author: Chris Hayes
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#29. Victorious troops are those who kill more, and here we were the victims. This put the finishing touch to our demoralisation. The soldiers had lost conviction long ago. Now they lost confidence. - Author: Gabriel Chevallier
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#30. We are all victims of war, and we all count. - Author: Marla Ruzicka
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#31. Famine, plague and war will probably continue to claim millions of victims in the coming decades. Yet they are no longer unavoidable tragedies beyond the understanding and control of a helpless humanity. - Author: Yuval Noah Harari
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#32. Jealousy is one of the wickedest of all the passions. It is that which has been the most fruitful mother of tragedies, murders, and wars. But reprehensible though it is, jealousy is almost rather to be pitied than blamed
its first victims are those who harbour the feeling. - Author: Arthur Alfred Lynch
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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. Most of the victims of Nazi aggression were before the war less well off than Germany. They should not be expected by Germany to bear, unaided, the major costs of Nazi aggression. - Author: James F. Byrnes
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#35. ISIS BEHEADS CIVILIANS WHILE WORLD KEEPS FORGETTING WHAT VICTIMS' SOULS R BEGGING:
HUMANITY SAVE KOBANE - Author: Widad Akreyi
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#36. War, like politics, was men's work, and women were supposed to be among its victims, not its perpetrators. Women's loyalty was assumed, regarded as a prime attribute of femininity itself, - Author: Karen Abbott
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#37. The waves Of the mysterious death-river moaned; The tramp, the shout, the fearful thunder-roar Of red-breathed cannon, and the wailing cry Of myriad victims, filled the air. - Author: George D. Prentice
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#38. Civilian casualties?" I asked.
"There always are. - Author: Ann Leckie
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#39. War does not ask which of its victims deserves to die and which does not. It is indiscriminate. Innocent as well as guilty fall before it. - Author: Connie Brockway
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#40. We should not give up and say that the situation is hopeless. There is still our conscience, there is still the memory of the victims of this war, there is still our duty to try and prevent further bloodshed. We have to prosecute all the perpetrators of war crimes and crimes against humanity. - Author: Lidia Yusupova
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#41. War loves to seek its victims in the young. - Author: Sophocles
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#42. That's why so many people want to be victims today. So they don't have to accept the burden of being raised without historical calamity - without war or famine. They want an excuse for the fact they're still not happy. - Author: Scott Turow
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#43. I have been informed about the death of Slobodan Milosevic. It is unfortunate and in many aspects unsatisfactory, given the countless victims of the Balkan wars, that justice now will not be able to run its course. - Author: Jaap De Hoop Scheffer
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#44. Is killing a known terrorist wrong? I ask this, did the terrorist allow any of his victims quarter? No, then allow him no quarter, and hoist the black flag. - Author: T.R. Wallace
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#45. Part of me always wanted to do something useful for the world. It came from my mother. She is a paediatrician and she was active in a small NGO for the child victims of war. - Author: Esther Duflo
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#46. Since National Socialism came to power, I have striven to make its consequences milder for its victims and to prepare the way for a change. In that, my conscience drove me
and in the end, that is a man's duty. - Author: Helmuth James Graf Von Moltke
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#47. In wars amongst ideas,
doubters are the victims. - Author: Toba Beta
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#48. A lot of blood,
A lot of dead people,
A lot of victims,
A lot of useless battles,
A lot of predictable battles, so far what's next?

As far as now I suggest to change the road, it's too messy this road in which all are walking. Somebody will fall... - Author: Deyth Banger
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#49. As if goaded by a kind of frantic despair, I sketched these dirty, ragged little victims of the war with their bruised, lacerated minds and bodies, their matted hair and runny noses. Here my life as a painter began in earnest. - Author: Walter Keane
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#50. It is easy to sanctify policies or identities by the deaths of victims. It is less appealing, but morally more urgent, to understand the actions of the perpetrators. The moral danger, after all, is never that one might become a victim but that one might be a perpetrator or a bystander. - Author: Timothy Snyder
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#51. In times of conflict, war, poverty or religious fundamentalism, women and children are the first and most numerous victims. Women need all their courage today. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#52. The United States is now harbouring Luis Posada Carriles. His continued freedom mocks victims of terrorism everywhere. It also shows how heavily the 'war on terror' is overlaid with politics and hypocrisy. - Author: Stephen Kinzer
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#53. May therefore God give us the strength to continue to do our duty and with this prayer we bow in homage before our dead heroes, before those whom they have left behind in bereavement, and before all the other victims of this war. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#54. I want you to understand something. War makes perpetrators of some, criminals of others, and victims of everyone. Just because a soldier is in the battle, doesn't mean that he believes in the war. - Author: Ellen Marie Wiseman
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#55. Nine out of 10 war victims die from a gun. - Author: Andrew Niccol
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#56. The real heroes are those ones who are forgotten, forsaken and remain the nameless ones, in the history of time. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#57. When we dwell on the enormity of the Second World War and its victims, we try to absorb all those statistics of national and ethnic tragedy. But, as a result, there is a tendency to overlook the way the war changed even the survivors' lives in ways impossible to predict. - Author: Antony Beevor
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#58. War can become an addiction for its victims because it provides them meaning at the same time that it strips them of decency. - Author: Fariba Nawa
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#59. We hear so much about weapons of mass destruction. But nine out of 10 war victims are killed by guns. It's the AK-47 that's a weapon of mass destruction. - Author: Andrew Niccol
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#60. We are so used to seeing women as victims of war to be pitied rather than survivors of war to be respected. - Author: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
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#61. There's clearly a war against freedom of conscience happening, and the most resistant fighters are the chosen victims, in a deliberate, persistent and consistent dumbing down of the population. - Author: Daniel Marques
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#62. The First World War killed fewer victims than the Second World War, destroyed fewer buildings, and uprooted millions instead of tens of millions - but in many ways it left even deeper scars both on the mind and on the map of Europe. The old world never recovered from the shock. - Author: Edmond Taylor
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#63. The UN is committed to the goal of ensuring that all nations share in economic, social, & scientific progress. It delivers humanitarian assistance to the victims of wars and natural disasters. - Author: Bill Bradley
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#64. How can I pretend that nothing happened? - Author: Diane Samuels
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