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An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind. – Gandhi

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. – Jimi Hendrix

War is always the choice of the chosen who will not have to fight. – Paul D. Hewson, aka Bono

Terror is the poor man’s war, war is the rich man’s terror. Ultimately, all wars will end either in annihilation or at the negotiating table. – Unknown

A terrorist is someone who has a bomb but can’t afford an air force. – William Blum

War and Conflict QuotesBecause I do it with one small ship, I am called a terrorist – pirate? . You do it with a whole fleet and are called an emperor. – St. Augustine

Kill a man, and you are an assassin. Kill millions of men, and you are a conqueror. Kill everyone, and you are a god. – Jean Rostand

Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man’s original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made, through disobedience and through rebellion. – Oscar Wilde

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

The compulsion to do good is an innate American trait. Only North Americans seem to believe that they always should, may, and actually can choose somebody with whom to share their blessings. Ultimately this attitude leads to bombing people into the acceptance of gifts. – Ivan Illich

Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. – Isaac Asimov

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