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He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own.

I do not know with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones.
Fear has its use but cowardice has none.
To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Cowards can never be moral.
It is one of the most beautiful compensations in life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.
Keep on sowing your seed, for you never know which will grow -- perhaps it all will.
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
The pioneers of a warless world are the young men and women who refuse military service.
God's delays are not God's denials.
To be happy is to be able to become aware of oneself without fright.
War is like love, it always finds a way.
The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.
The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent; and he is never bored, and life is only too short, and he is steeped through and through with a profound yet temperate happiness.
The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.
Cowards die a thousand deaths. The valiant taste of death but once.
In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things: the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks nothing worth a war, is worse. A war to protect other human beings against tyrannical injustice; a war to give victory to their own ideas of right and good, and which is their own war, carried on for an honest purpose by their own free choice -- is often the means of their regeneration.
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind. War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars.
Men are at war with each other because each man is at war with himself.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
I believe in compulsory cannibalism. If people were forced to eat what they killed, there would be no more wars.
Morality is contraband in war.
War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.
The problem in defense is how far you can go without destroying from within what you are trying to defend from without.
The coward threatens when he is safe.
Most people grow old within a small circle of ideas, which they have not discovered for themselves. There are perhaps less wrong-minded people than thoughtless.
It takes twenty years or more of peace to make a man; it takes only twenty seconds of war to destroy him.
Cry havoc! and let slip the dogs of war, that this foul deed shall smell above the earth with carrion men, groaning for burial.
All war represents a failure of diplomacy.
Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.
Let the motive be in the deed and not in the event. Be not one whose motive for action is the hope of reward.
There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.

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