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Preventing War Quotes By Charles Lindbergh

Aviation constituted a new and possibly decisive element in preventing or fighting a war, and I was in a unique position to observe European aviation - especially in its military aspects. — Charles Lindbergh

Preventing War Quotes By Max Lerner

The way to prevent war is to bend every energy toward preventing it, not to proceed by the dubious indirection of preparing for it. — Max Lerner

Preventing War Quotes By Thich Nhat Hanh

Preventing war is much better than protesting against the war. Protesting the war is too late. — Thich Nhat Hanh

Preventing War Quotes By Rick Riordan

A little background: Annabeth used to adventure with Hermes's son Luke. Over time, Annabeth developed a crush on Luke. As Annabeth got older, Luke developed feelings for her, too. Luke turned evil. Hermes blamed Annabeth for not preventing Luke from turning evil. Annabeth blamed Hermes for being a rotten dad and giving Luke the capacity to become evil in the first place. Luke died in war. Hermes and Annabeth blamed each other.
Confused? Welcome to my world. — Rick Riordan

Preventing War Quotes By @hg47

Prayers should be for preventing war, not fighting it. — @hg47

Preventing War Quotes By John Yoo

Unlike previous wars, our enemy now is a stateless network of religious extremists. They do not obey the laws of war, they hide among peaceful populations and launch surprise attacks on civilians. They have no armed forces per se, no territory or citizens to defend and no fear of dying during their attacks. Information is our primary weapon against this enemy, and intelligence gathered from captured operatives is perhaps the most effective means of preventing future attacks. — John Yoo

Preventing War Quotes By Gilbert K. Chesterton

War is not the best way of settling differences; it is the only way of preventing their being settled for you. — Gilbert K. Chesterton

Preventing War Quotes By Eleanor Roosevelt

I think that if the atomic bomb did nothing more, it scared the people to the point where they realized that either they must do something about preventing war or there is a chance that there might be a morning when we would not wake up. — Eleanor Roosevelt

Preventing War Quotes By George W. Bush

We got a leader in Iran who has announced that he wants to destroy Israel. So I've told people that if you're interested in avoiding World War III, it seems like you ought to be interested in preventing them from have the knowledge necessary to make a nuclear weapon. — George W. Bush

Preventing War Quotes By John W. Vessey Jr.

Our strategy is one of preventing war by making it self-evident to our enemies that they're going to get their clocks cleaned if they start one. — John W. Vessey Jr.

Preventing War Quotes By Joanne Van Os

The untried recruits learned about fear. It wasn't some occasional leap of terror, a startled response; it was the unbearable tension of being forced to remain in a terrifying place, your mind the only thing preventing you from throwing down your rifle and running, anywhere, a flight of atavistic self-preservation. — Joanne Van Os

Preventing War Quotes By Ban Ki-moon

We must eliminate all nuclear weapons in order to eliminate the grave risk they pose to our world. This will require persistent efforts by all countries and peoples. A nuclear war would affect everyone, and all have a stake in preventing this nightmare. — Ban Ki-moon

Preventing War Quotes By David Brin

In 1983, Michael W. Doyle commented on the common observation that democracies almost never wage war on one another. Understanding the reasons for this phenomenon may be crucial to our hopes for preventing devastating conflict in the next generation. Which attributes of democracy foster this essential trait of mutual nonaggression? — David Brin

Preventing War Quotes By Winston Churchill

Unless some effective world supergovernment for the purpose of preventing war can be set up ... the prospects for peace and human progress are dark ... If ... it is found possible to build a world organization of irresistible force and inviolable authority for the purpose of securing peace, there are no limits to the blessings which all men enjoy and share. — Winston Churchill

Preventing War Quotes By Raul Castro

Preventing a war is tantamount to winning a war. — Raul Castro

Preventing War Quotes By Carl Sagan

Would not a rational society spend more on understanding and preventing, than on preparing for, the next war? — Carl Sagan

Preventing War Quotes By Ellen Key

At present, the most effective way of preventing war would be for statesmen to direct politics so as to support a sound nationalism. This leads to concordance between people of kindred race and languages, whereas the conquest and coercion of people of different race and language inevitably lead to new wars. — Ellen Key

Preventing War Quotes By Naomi Klein

Extreme violence has a way of preventing us from seeing the interests it serves. — Naomi Klein

Preventing War Quotes By Dave Eggers

This morning there s first a predictable story about Darfur; an expert on African affairs notes that seven thousand African Union troops patrolling a region the size of France have been ineffectual in preventing continued janjaweed terror. Funding for the troops is about to run out, and it seems that no one, including the United States, is ready to put forth more money or come up with new ideas to stop the killing and displacement. This is not surprising to those of us who lived through twenty years of oppression by the hands of Khartoum and its militias. — Dave Eggers

Preventing War Quotes By Martin Luther King Jr.

Wisdom born of experience should tell us that war is obsolete. There may have been a time when war served as a negative good by preventing the spread and growth of an evil force If we assume that life is worth living, if we assume that mankind has the right to survive, then we must find an alternative to war. — Martin Luther King Jr.

Preventing War Quotes By John F. Kennedy

There are indications because of new inventions, that 10, 15, or 20 nations will have a nuclear capacity, including Red China, by the end of the Presidential office in 1964. This is extremely serious ... I think the fate not only of our own civilization, but I think the fate of world and the future of the human race, is involved in preventing a nuclear war. — John F. Kennedy

Preventing War Quotes By Maxime Weygand

There is nothing preventing the enemy reaching Paris. We were fighting on our last line and it has been breached. I am helpless, I cannot intervene. — Maxime Weygand

Preventing War Quotes By Maria Montessori

Preventing war is the work of politicians, establishing peace is the work of educationists. — Maria Montessori

Preventing War Quotes By Martin Luther King Jr.

There may have been a time when war served as a negative good by preventing the spread and growth of an evil force, but the destructive power of modern weapons eliminates even the possibility that war may serve as a negative good. — Martin Luther King Jr.