Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.–Herbert Hoover (1874 – 1964)
The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.–Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (1934 – 2012)
War does not determine who is right – only who is left.–Bertrand Russell (1872 – 1970)
There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter.–Ernest Hemingway (1899 – 1961)
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.–Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)
War: a massacre of people who don’t know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don’t massacre each other.–Ambroise Paul Toussaint Jules Valéry (1871 –
If we don’t end war, war will end us.–Herbert George Wells (1866 – 1946)
In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.-Herodotus (~484 – ~425 BCE)
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.–Voltaire (1694 – 1778)
All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.–François Fénelon (1651 – 1715)
51 thoughts on “Murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers…”
Timely post. What the heck is wrong with people?
I seriously don’t know. It’s – – – unreal.
Some great quotes, thanks for sharing!
❤ Tricia ❤ ~ you're welcome!
Some powerful and true statements on war here David! 👍🤔❤️ The 1st 2 quotes and 3rd last stand out to me in particular! Well chosen! 😁👏
❤ Ken ❤
😦 Sara 😦
I pray for your wife’s speedy return, David. ❤
She’s at the airport in Bucharest now and on her way home, thank goodness!
Thanks, Colleen! ❤
Oh thank goodness! I’m so happy to hear that. ❤ ❤ ❤
thanks! and it’s a direct flight too! 😀
Blessings abound! I’m so happy for you and your family. ❤
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i feel very sick at heart and powerless. my parents came rom Lviv (Lwow) and were deported to siberia as enemies of the people. they fough long and hard for freedom and democracy. now this…
It’s just horrible… and what it portends for the future seems even worse…
All sadly so true
😦 I know 😦
Good quotes for a terrible topic 😦
😦 I know 😦
Very timely. Thank you.
I wish it wasn’t, Phil ❤
😢 Muri 😢
All the quotes are super fabulous. This is a gem of a post.
Thanks, Aparna ❤