There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.
— Victor Hugo

We did not raise armies for glory or for conquest.
Thomas Jefferson armies quote

The war is dreadful. It is the business of the artist to follow it home to the heart of the individual fighters -- not to talk in armies and nations and numbers -- but to track it home.
— D. H. Lawrence

I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
— Thomas Jefferson

No one has the right to ignite a war and lead an occupation and armies to conquer people, invading them and make them suffer all kinds of torture, murder, expulsion, displacement, bombing and terrorism by different lethal prohibited weapons and then come and speak as the savior of the people or a defender of their rights.
— armies quotation by Muqtada al Sadr