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"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake."  (Napoleon Bonaparte)

"Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime."  (Ernest Hemingway)

"Old men should be able to agree so young men don't have to die."  (Lieutenant General James Conway, First Marine Expeditionary Force, Iraq)

"One cannot be arraigned for declaring a war, which every ruler has to do once in a while, but only for running a war badly."  (Bertolt Brecht, The Caucasian Chalk Circle)

"One is left with the horrible feeling now that war settles nothing; that to win a war is as disastrous as to lose one."  (Agatha Christie, Autobiography, 1977)

"One makes war to win, not because it's just."  (Michel Foucault, French structuralist, in a debate with Noam Chomsky on Dutch TV, 1971)

"Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side."  (François VI Duke (duc) de La Rochefoucauld, 1616-80)

"The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much."  (Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness)

"The essence of war is violence. Moderation in war is imbecility."  (John Arbuthnot Fisher)

"The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them."  (George Orwell)

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