Ww1 Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old ww1 quotes, ww1 sayings, and ww1 proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading. Thomas Hardy
War being the greatest of evils, all its accessories necessarily partake of the same character. Herman Melville
When the rich wage war it is the poor who die. Jean-Paul Sartre
To get through a war, a man needs something bigger than himself to fight for. Rick Remender
You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war. Albert Einstein
If poetry could truly tell it backwards, then it would. Carol Ann Duffy
I'll come back as soon as I can with as much as I can. In the meantime, you've got to hold! Douglas Macarthur
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
War had taken hold of them and would never let them go. They would never really belong to their homes again. The war was over ... but the armies were still in being. Ernst von Salomon
This is not a peace. It is an armistice for twenty years. Ferdinand Foch
History knows no greater display of courage than that shown by the people of the Soviet Union. Henry L. Stimson
In World War One, they called it shell shock. Second time around, they called it battle fatigue. After Nam, it was post-traumatic stress disorder. Jan Karon
War is thus divine in itself, since it is a law of the world. War is divine through its consequences of a supernatural nature which are as much general as particular. War is divine in the mysterious glory that surrounds it and in the no less inexplicable attraction that draws us to it. War is divine by the manner in which it breaks out. Joseph de Maistre
As a soldier, I survived World War I when most of my comrades did not. Lester B. Pearson
One day the great European War will come out of some damned foolish thing in the Balkans (1888). Otto von Bismarck
Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning. Winston Churchill
We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender. Winston Churchill
War does not determine who is right only who is left. Bertrand Russell