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George Bernard Shaw Quotes on War & Peace (9 Quotes)


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  • The notion that disarmament can put a stop to war is contradicted by the nearest dogfight.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • What use are cartridges in battle I always carry chocolate instead
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • There was only one virtue, pugnacity only one vice, pacifism. That is an essential condition of war.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • In the arts of peace Man is a bungler.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.
    (George Bernard Shaw)


  • In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • And so, to the end of history, murder shall breed murder, always in the name of right and honor and peace, until the gods are tired of blood and create a race that can understand.
    (George Bernard Shaw)

  • Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
    (George Bernard Shaw)


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