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Want to make your computer go really fast Throw it out a window.
– AnonymousRate it:
Wanting anything too desperately is a form of aggression and violence, which will always be met with resistance.
– Bryant McGillRate it:
Wanting neither too much to live, nor too much to die.
– Chris MorrisRate it:
Wanting someone so much that his very presence takes your breath away is one of the most thrilling happenings in life. Not getting him in no way diminishes this.
– Perry BrassRate it:
Wanting to be is not the same as choosing to be
– H.W. MannRate it:
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.
– Kurt CobainRate it:
War begets quiet, quiet idleness, idleness disorder, disorder ruin; likewise ruin order, order virtue, virtue glory, and good fortune.
– Walter RaleighRate it:
War both needs and generates certain virtues; not the highest, but what may be called the preliminary virtues, as valor, veracity, the spirit of obedience, the habit of discipline. Any of these, and of others like them, when possessed by a nation, and no matter how generated, will give them a military advantage, and make them more likely to stay in the race of nations.
– Walter BagehotRate it:
War can only be abolished by war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun.
– Mao Tse-TungRate it:
War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun.
– Mao ZedongRate it:
War connot be avoided; it can only be postponed to the others advantage.
– Niccolo MachiavelliRate it:
War consisteth not in battle only, or the act of fighting; but in a tract of time, wherein the will to contend by battle is sufficiently known.
– Thomas HobbesRate it:
War does not determine who is right - only who is left.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
War doesn't determine who is right, only who is left.
– UnknownRate it:
War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford.
– Hannah ArendtRate it:
War is a contagion.
– Franklin D. RooseveltRate it:
War is a continuation of politics by other means.
– Carl Von Clausewitz, quoted by Gene Hackman in "Crimson Tide"Rate it:
War is a matter of vital importance to the State; the province of life or death; the road to survival or ruin. It is mandatory that it be thoroughly studied.
– Sun TzuRate it:
War is a profession by which a man cannot live honorably; an employment by which the soldier, if he would reap any profit, is obliged to be false, rapacious, and cruel.
– Niccolo MachiavelliRate it:
War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory.
– Georges ClemenceauRate it:
War is a war. Everywhere is hard and bloody, but the Balkans in it bring their coloring and passion. Someone happened to be on the right side. But, madam, be without worry: it is not so far a day when both sides will become the same and when it will not be known which side of the story is right.
– Zlatko TopcicRate it:
War is a way of shattering to pieces, or pouring into the stratosphere, or sinking in the depths of the sea, materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable, and hence, in the long run, too intelligent.
– George Orwell, 1984Rate it:
War is always the same. It is young men dying in the fullness of their promise. It is trying to kill a man that you do not even know well enough to hate. Therefore, to know war is to know that there is still madness in the world.
– Lyndon B. JohnsonRate it:
War is an invention of the human mind. The human mind can invent peace with justice.
– Norman CousinsRate it:

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