Quotes Archive

War and Violence

Violence is the last resort of the incompetent.

        — Isaac Asimov. “Bridle and Saddle” (aka “The Mayors” chapter, in Foundation, 1942

You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.

        — Jeannette Rankin

An Eye for an Eye will make the whole world blind.

        — Gandhi

Only the dead have seen the end of war.

        — Plato

I can imagine a planet where everyone lives in peace and there are no weapons, and then I imagine the looks on their faces as we invade their puny planet