World War I Quotes

World War I Quotes by Sophal Ear, Dick Morris, Kofi Annan, Jimmy Carter, Donna Summer, Richard Holbrooke and many others.

From 1965 to 1973, more munitions fell on Cambodia than

From 1965 to 1973, more munitions fell on Cambodia than on all of World War II Japan, including the two nuclear bombs of August 1945.
Sophal Ear
The financial interdependence of the world’s banks is like the interlocking alliances that predated World War I.
Dick Morris
The Security Council should be seen as the executive committee of the global security system set up after World War II. Its members, and especially the Permanent 5 (P5), have a special responsibility for international peace and security.
Kofi Annan
We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other’s children.
Jimmy Carter
German people get very uptight if you mention World War II. Germans today feel that what’s past is past, new generations don’t really remember it.
Donna Summer
The World War II generation believed the United States could do anything – anything… And Vietnam was a shattering experience for everyone.
Richard Holbrooke
We learned the value of research in World War II.
Amar Bose
My father, who had lost a brother, fighting on the Austrian side in World War I, was a committed pacifist.
Walter Kohn
I wrote about World War II because I didn’t understand it. I think that’s the reason that historians are drawn to any subject – there’s something about it that doesn’t make sense. I wanted to work my way through what happened slowly, and look at everything in the order in which it took place.
Nicholson Baker
My graduate study was interrupted, like that of many others, by World War II.
Kenneth Arrow
We’ve seen the weakest economic recovery since World War II, and massive levels of inequality and debt.
Kshama Sawant
If the Britain and France had done what they were obliged to do under the treaty and sent troops to enforce the treaty when Hitler remilitarized the Rhineland, the German general staff would have turned Hitler out. And one would not have had a cause for war, and you wouldn’t have had World War II.
Graham T. Allison
My father had wanted to be a commercial artist. He got as far as being a photographer in the army in World War II, but he was always a Sunday painter. At a certain point, he gave me his oil paints and I messed around with them, having no idea what I was doing.
David Salle
The United States has used force abroad more than 130 times, but has only declared war five times – the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the Spanish-American War, and World Wars I and II.
John Yoo
In World War II the hostility and the exasperation resulting from the statification of the economy and the strain of the war have been directed as much against the government as against private capital.
C. L. R. James
Leonid Breznev was an old man and despite his own military experience in World War II, he on the other hand was not very close to the military.
Helmut Schmidt
Largely, as a result of the policies and priorities of the Reagan administration, more people are becoming poor and staying poor in this country than at any time since World War II.
Bryant Gumbel