Humanities › Literature Famous Quotes About War Share Flipboard Email Print Literature Quotations Funny Quotes Love Quotes Great Lines from Movies and Television Quotations For Holidays Best Sellers Classic Literature Plays & Drama Poetry Shakespeare Short Stories Children's Books By Simran Khurana Education Expert M.B.A, Human Resource Development and Management, Narsee Monjee Institution of Management Studies B.S., University of Mumbai, Commerce, Accounting, and Finance Simran Khurana is the Editor-in-Chief for ReachIvy, and a teacher and freelance writer and editor, who uses quotations in her pedagogy. our editorial process Simran Khurana Updated October 29, 2018 Just when the 20th century had reached a point where the concept of war seemed obsolete, things changed. The last part of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century saw the re-emergence of violence as a means to achieve peace! Hence, the words of wisdom in famous war quotes are so relevant. This is a top 10 list of war quotes. R. Buckminster Fuller aurumarcus/ Vetta/ Getty Images Either war is obsolete or men are. Eleanor Roosevelt We have to face the fact that either all of us are going to die together or we are going to learn to live together and if we are to live together we have to talk. Issac Asimov Violence is the first refuge of the incompetent. Herbert Hoover Older men declare war. But it's the youth who must fight and die! Jeannette Rankin, First Woman Member of Congress You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake. General Omar Bradley In war there is no prize for the runner-up. Winston Churchill When you have to kill a man it costs nothing to be polite. Albert Einstein The pioneers of a warless world are the youth that refuse military service. Martin Luther King, Jr. Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary spirit and go into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal hostility to poverty, racism, and militarism. Ernest Hemmingway They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.