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  1. Picture quote by Zig Ziglar about motivational

    Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice. ⏤ Zig Ziglar

  2. Picture quote by Ragnar Lodbrok about motivational

    Don't waste your time looking back, you're not going that way. ⏤ Ragnar Lodbrok

  3. Picture quote by Paulo Coelho about life

    If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello. ⏤ Paulo Coelho

  4. Picture quote by David Livingstone about motivational

    I will go anywhere as long is it is forward. ⏤ David Livingstone

  5. Picture quote by Unknown about imagination

    Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality. ⏤ Unknown

  6. Picture quote by Anthony De Mello about wisdom

    Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance. ⏤ Anthony De Mello

  7. Picture quote by Voltaire about truth

    Cherish those who seek the truth but beware of those who find it. ⏤ Voltaire

  8. Picture quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. about actions

    Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal. ⏤ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  9. Picture quote by Unknown about inspirational

    Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up beign the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step. ⏤ Unknown

  10. Picture quote by Leo Tolstoy about time

    The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. ⏤ Leo Tolstoy

  11. Picture quote by Sylvester Stallone about life

    Life's not about how hard of a hit you can give... it's about how many you can take, and still keep moving forward. ⏤ Sylvester Stallone

  12. Picture quote by Winston Churchill about success

    Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. ⏤ Winston Churchill

  13. Picture quote about heart

    It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.

  14. Picture quote by Princess Diana about kindness

    Carry out a randon act of kindness, with no expectations of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you. ⏤ Princess Diana

  15. Picture quote by Paulo Coelho about brave

    If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello. ⏤ Paulo Coelho

  16. Picture quote by Zig Ziglar about fault

    Some people find fault like there is a reward for it. ⏤ Zig Ziglar

  17. Picture quote by Martin Buber about journey

    All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware. ⏤ Martin Buber

  18. Picture quote by Brendon Burchard about respect

    When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For respect is not a valuation of your worth but a signal of their character. ⏤ Brendon Burchard

  19. Picture quote by Oprah Winfrey about thinking

    If you want your life to be more rewarding, you have to change the way you think. ⏤ Oprah Winfrey

  20. Picture quote by Sayings about positive

    Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war. ⏤ Sayings

  21. Picture quote by David Gemmell about yourself

    Do not speak badly of yourself. For the warrior within hears your words and is lessened by them. ⏤ David Gemmell

  22. Picture quote by Robin S. Sharma about practice

    Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war. ⏤ Robin S. Sharma

  23. Picture quote by Steve Maraboli about fear

    The purpose of fear is to raise your awareness, not to stop your progress. ⏤ Steve Maraboli

  24. Picture quote by Steve Maraboli about inspirational

    Every step towards your dream today is a step away from your regret tomorrow. ⏤ Steve Maraboli

  25. Picture quote by Tim Fargo about progress

    Taking a step back can often be the quickest way forward. ⏤ Tim Fargo

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Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.

Benjamin Franklin

The more you sweat in battle, the less you bleed in war.

George S. Patton

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

John F. Kennedy

The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.

Napoleon Bonaparte

When elephants fight it is the grass that suffers.

African Proverbs

War does not determine who is right - only who is left.

Bertrand Russell

If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war.

Leo Tolstoy

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.

Sun Tzu

I waged war against my feelings.

John James Audubon

No tree has branches so foolish as to fight among themselves.

American Indian Proverbs

The best weapon against an enemy is another enemy.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.

Chuck Palahniuk

The best armor is to keep out of range.

Italian Proverbs

I do not know with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones.

Albert Einstein

Morality is contraband in war.

Mahatma Gandhi

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.


The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.

George S. Patton

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.

Andrew Jackson

All war is deception.

Sun Tzu

One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.

Napoleon Bonaparte

I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service.

John F. Kerry

To hold a pen is to be at war.


When the rich wage war it is the poor who die.

Jean-Paul Sartre

I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men, now walk ahead. He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war.

Robert Mueller

Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong.

Ronald Reagan

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.

George Orwell

Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?

Victor Hugo

A prisoner of war is a man who tries to kill you and fails, and then asks you not to kill him.

Winston Churchill

No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.

George S. Patton

Those who are at war with others are not at peace with themselves.

William Hazlitt

We often give our enemies the means to our own destruction.


All war represents a failure of diplomacy.

Tony Benn

If any question why we died, tell them, because our fathers lied.

Rudyard Kipling

War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.

Thomas Mann

Only the person who has experienced light and darkness, war and peace, rise and fall, only that person has truly experienced life.

Stefan Zweig

I came, I saw, I conquered. [Latin: Veni, vidi, vici.]

Julius Caesar

Only the dead have seen the end of war.


A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.

Carly Simon

The best armor is to keep out of gunshot.

Francis Bacon

In war there is no substitute for victory.

Douglas MacArthur

Wars have never hurt anybody except the people who die.

Salvador Dali

The pioneers of a warless world are the young men and women who refuse military service.

Albert Einstein

What if somebody gave a war andNobody came?Life would ring the bells of Ecstasy andForever be Itself again.

Allen Ginsberg

The savage in man is never quite eradicated.

Henry David Thoreau

History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.

Ronald Reagan

The purpose of all war is peace.

Augustine of Hippo

Americans play to win at all times. I wouldn't give a hoot and hell for a man who lost and laughed. That's why Americans have never lost nor ever lose a war.

George S. Patton

War is war. The only good human being is a dead one.

George Orwell

War is not a life: it is a situation, one which may neither be ignored nor accepted.

T. S. Eliot

Thus, what is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy's strategy.

Sun Tzu

It's an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That's always been a tug of war for me.

Jodie Foster

In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession.

Phyllis Schlafly

Organize, agitate, educate, must be our war cry.

Susan B. Anthony

Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.

Herbert Hoover

Anyone who isn't confused doesn't really understand the situation.

Edward R. Murrow

We make war that we may live in peace.


You don't have to have fought in a war to love peace.

Geraldine Ferraro

What is the 'noble cause' for which you sent our country to war?

Cindy Sheehan

Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries.

Adolf Hitler

Guns will make us powerful; butter will only make us fat.

Hermann Goering

War is never fatal but always lost. Always lost.

Gertrude Stein

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The most persistent sound which reverberates through man's history is the beating of war drums.

Arthur Koestler

In peace, as a wise man, he should make suitable preparation for war.


Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that it begets more evil than it kills.'

Immanuel Kant

There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.

Niccolo Machiavelli

If you kill enough of them, they stop fighting.

Curtis LeMay

Fantasy is toxic: the private cruelty and the world war both have their start in the heated brain.

Elizabeth Bowen

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

We have war when at least one of the parties to a conflict wants something more than it wants peace.

Jeane Kirkpatrick

War is a blessing compared with national degradation.

Andrew Jackson

I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.

George McGovern

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.

George Orwell

War is a poor chisel to carve out tomorrow.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

My centre is giving way, my right is retreating, situation excellent, I am attacking.

Marshal Ferdinand Foch

War is like love, it always finds a way.

Bertolt Brecht

Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.


What a cruel thing war is... to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors.

Robert E. Lee

War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.

George Orwell

The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.

Albert Einstein

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.

Sun Tzu

War is fear cloaked in courage.

William Westmoreland

How is it they live in such harmony the billions of stars - when most men can barely go a minute without declaring war in their minds about someone they know.

Thomas Aquinas

Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac.

George Orwell

If tyranny and oppression come to this land it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.

James Madison

Making peace is harder than making war.

Adlai E. Stevenson

'War on terror' is a misnomer. It would be like calling America's involvement in World War II a 'war on kamikazism.' Terrorism, like kamikazism, is a tactic.

Dinesh D'Souza

What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.

Henry David Thoreau

Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war.

Otto von Bismarck

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.

Albert Pike

I have not yet begun to fight!

John Paul Jones

If you have form'd a circle to go into,Go into it yourself, and see how you would do.They said this mystery never shall cease:The priest promotes war, and the soldier peace.

William Blake

If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.

Simone de Beauvoir

If goods don t cross borders, armies will.


The lax multiculturalism that urges Americans to accept the unacceptable from their fellow citizens is one of this nation's greatest vulnerabilities in the war on terror.

Richard Perle

The heroes of Flight 93 won the first battle in the War on Terror, and they should never be forgotten.

Jim Ramstad

War should only be declared by the authority of the people, whose toils and treasures are to support its burdens, instead of the government which is to reap its fruits.

James Madison

America is addicted to wars of distraction.

Barbara Ehrenreich

In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.

Winston Churchill

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