quotes tagged with 'warfare'

There is no type of human endeavor where it is so important that the leader understands all phases of his job as that of the profession of arms.

Author: Major General James Fry, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in weapons tactics warfare EDS jamesfry 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.

Author: Hans Bethe, physicist, Source: ?Saved by mlsscaress in weapons warfare hydrogenbomb 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because it comprises and develops the germ of every other. War is the parent of armies; from these proceed debts and taxes..., known instruments for bringing the many under the domination of the few.... No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.

Author: James Madison, Source: Political Observations, 1795Saved by jordy in liberty slavery war foreignpolicy debt taxes warfare 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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