Quotes on war


Each of us bears his own Hell.

~ Virgil

There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.

~ James Branch Cabell

Boys are found everywhere-on top of, underneath, inside of, climbing on, swinging from, running around or jumping to. Mothers love them, little girls hate them, older sisters and brothers tolerate them, adults ignore them and Heaven protects them. A boy is Truth with dirt on its face, Beauty with a cut on its finger, Wisdom with bubble gum in its hair and the Hope of the future with a frog in its pocket.

~ Alan Marshall Beck

We become wiser by adversity prosperity destroys our appreciation of the right.

~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca

There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.

~ Isaac Asimov

A prudent mind can see room for misgiving, lest he who prospers would one day suffer reverse.

~ Sophocles

The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.

~ Sophocles

The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth.

~ Johann von Goethe

God has placed in each soul an apostle to lead us upon the illumined path. Yet many seek life from without, unaware that is within them.

~ Kahlil Gibran

For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human face, And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress.

~ William Blake

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