The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted.— Jan Peter Balkenende
Astounding Horror Of War quotations
Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
I'm the god of war, the resurrector of the horror-core.
The carnivore, destroying you wasn't hard at all
What the horrors of war are, no one can imagine.
They are not wounds and blood and fever, spotted and low, or dysentery, chronic and acute, cold and heat and famine. They are intoxication, drunken brutality, demoralization and disorder on the part of the inferior... jealousies, meanness, indifference, selfish brutality on the part of the superior.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Something is wanting, and something must be done, or we shall be involved in all the horror of failure, and civil war without a prospect of its termination.
Some think the worst horrors of war might be avoided by an international agreement not to use atomic bombs. This is a vain hope.
It is painful enough to discover with what unconcern they speak of war and threaten it. They do not know its horrors. I have seen enough of it to make me look upon it as the sum of all evils.
Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.
The horrors of war, pale beside the loss of a mother
The spectacle of a field of battle after the combat, is sufficient to inspire Princes with the love of peace, and the horror of war.
I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family feud.
Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.
This must be a world of democracy and respect for human rights, a world freed from the horrors of poverty, hunger, deprivation and ignorance, relieved of the threat and the scourge of civil wars and external aggression and unburdened of the great tragedy of millions forced to become refugees.
Our mission is to speak the truth to power.
We send home that first rough draft of history. We can and do make a difference in exposing the horrors of war and especially the atrocities that befall civilians.
Our mission is to report these horrors of war with accuracy and without prejudice. We always have to ask ourselves whether the level of risk is worth the story. What is bravery, and what is bravado? Journalists covering combat shoulder great responsibilities and face difficult choices. Sometimes they pay the ultimate price.
It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.
The horror of the Holocaust is not that it deviated from human norms;
the horror is that it didn't. What happened may happen again, to others not necessarily Jews, perpetrated by others, not necessarily Germans. We are all possible victims, possible perpetrators, possible bystanders.
When the Second World War finished, I was 23 and already I had seen enough horror to last me a lifetime. I'd seen dreadful, dreadful things, without saying a word. Seeing horror depicted on film doesn't affect me much.
We must begin to inculcate our children against militarism by educating them in the spirit of pacifism. Our schoolbooks glorify war and conceal it's horror. I would teach peace rather than war.
The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.
Nowadays it is the fashion to emphasize the horrors of the last war.
I didn't find it so horrible. There are just as horrible things happening all round us today, if only we had eyes to see them.
The drama can only be brought to its climax in one of two ways -- through the selective brutality of terrorism or the impartial horrors of war.
The bigger the issue, the smaller you write.
Remember that. You don't write about the horrors of war. No. You write about a kid's burnt socks lying on the road. You pick the smallest manageable part of the big thing, and you work off the resonance.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
I ask why your Omnipotent God does not hold a man back when he is about to commit a sin or offence. It is child’s play for God. Why did He not kill war lords? Why did He not remove the fury of war from their minds? In this way God could have saved humanity from great calamity and horror.
The world has achieved brilliance without conscience.
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
Subsequently, the Japanese people experienced a variety of vicissitudes and were involved in international disputes, eventually, for the first time in their history, experiencing the horrors of modern warfare on their own soil during World War II.
Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.
... the Armenian massacre was the greatest crime of the war, and the failure to act against Turkey is to condone it ... the failure to deal radically with the Turkish horror means that all talk of guaranteeing the future peace of the world is mischievous nonsense.
Our mission is to report these horrors of war with accuracy and without prejudice.
Now Christianity sounded good at first to the naive convert.
Love, peace and charity - what's wrong with that? I'll tell you what's wrong - a series of unprecedented horrors perpetrated by so-called Christians: The Inquisition, the Conquistadores, the American Indian wars, slavery, Hiroshima and the present-day Bible Belt.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
The United Nations was founded in the aftermath of World War II, just as the world was beginning to learn the full horrors of history's worst genocide, the Holocaust that consumed 6 million Jews and 3 million others in Europe.
That's one of the horrors of war, that you can train a person, train them to hate, train them to kill. It's a terrible thought.
My opposition to war was not because of the horrors of war, not because war demands that the race offer up its very best in their full vigor, not because war means economic bankruptcy, domination of races by famine and disease, but because war is so completely ineffective, so stupid. It settles nothing.
No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.
War always reaches the depths of horror because of idiots who perpetuate terror from generation to generation under the pretext of vengeance.
Woodstock happened in August 1969, long before the Internet and mobile phones made it possible to communicate instantly with anyone, anywhere. It was a time when we werent able to witness world events or the horrors of war live on 24-hour news channels.
We who have witnessed the obscenity of war and experienced its horror and terrible consequences have an obligation to rise above our pain and suffering and turn the tragedy of our lives into a triumph.
Those who love peace must learn to organize as effectively as those who love war.
If there is horror, it is for those who speak indifferently of the next war.
If there is hate, it is for hateful qualities, not nations. If there is love, it is because this alone kept me alive.
What really matters is that we should all of us realize that we are guilty of inhumanity. The horror of this realization should shakes us out of our lethargy so that we can direct our hopes and our intentions to the coming of an era in which war will have no place.
The photographs of one dead terrorist mastermind carry no real news or information about the nature or horror of war. They just create sensation instead of deeper understanding.
I know I have been portrayed as a general looking for war.
Many other headlines speak of that. That's what people say. But I understand the importance of peace because I saw the horrors of war. That's how I see it. I lost my best friends in battles.. and I had to make decisions of life and death, of others and myself.
Photojournalists know the horrors of war can only be exposed at close range. Kodak Film.