You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you.
More quotes by Leon Trotsky
In a country where the sole employer is the State, opposition means death by slow starvation. The old principle: who does not work shall not eat, has been replaced by a new one: who does not obey shall not eat.
The dynamic of revolutionary events is directly determined by swift, intense, and passionate changes in the psychology of classes which have already formed themselves before the revolution.
Abusive language and swearing are a legacy of slavery, humiliation, and disrespect for human dignity, one’s own and that of other people.
More quotes about War
We had 10 years after the Cold War to build a new world order and yet we squandered them. The United States cannot tolerate anyone acting independently. Every US president has to have a war.
Twice in my lifetime the long arm of destiny has reached across the oceans and involved the entire life and manhood of the United States in a deadly struggle.There was no use in saying We don’t want it; we won
A shadow has fallen upon the scenes so lately lighted by the Allied victory. From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days, on other fields will bear the fruits of victory.
Among the calamities of war, may be justly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates, and credulity encourages.
The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
It’s been a big week for our side. Over on the beaches of Normandy our boys have fired the opening guns of the long awaited drive to liberate the world.
The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.
[John McCain is]… not a war hero. He’s a war hero – he’s a war hero ’cause he was captured. I Like people that weren’t captured, OK, I hate to tell you.
Mine is the first generation able to contemplate the possibility that we may live our entire lives without going to war or sending our children to war.
War is wretched beyond description, and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality.