Effects Of War Quotes by Agnes Varda, Kurt Vonnegut, Howard Zinn, Mildred Cable, George Washington and many others.
I was eighteen, this was back in ’46, so we also had these very frightening images of soldiers in the streets of Paris. So the effect of war, plus my shyness, plus my lack of education – I was afraid of men, really. It changes later, but it took me a certain time to adjust.
There are almost no characters in this story, and almost no dramatic confrontations, because most of the people in it are so sick and so much the listless playthings of enormous forces. One of the main effects of war, after all, is that people are discouraged from being characters.
One certain effect of war is to diminish freedom of expression.
One certain effect of war is to diminish freedom of expression. Patriotism becomes the order of the day, and those who question the war are seen as traitors, to be silenced and imprisoned.
History more often records the brilliant successes and spectacular defeats of contending forces than the effect of war on the common people.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
One of the main effects of war, after all, is that people are discouraged from being characters.