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There is a savage beast in every man, and when you hand that man a sword or spear and send him forth to war, the beast stirs.
Who lacks armament should avoid argument.
Today we take it for granted that war happens in smaller, poorer and more backward countries.
When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight.
War is God's way of teaching Americans geography. 
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
In fact, war may be just another obstacle an enlightened species learns to overcome, like pestilence, hunger, and poverty.
When rich people fight wars with one another, poor people are the ones to die.
Most wars are not fought over shortages of resources such as food and water, but rather over conquest, revenge, and ideology.
The European wars of religion were more deadly than the First World War, proportionally speaking, and in the range of the Second World War in Europe. The Inquisition, the persecution of heretics and infidels and witches, they racked up pretty high death tolls.
I think that this is the first war in history that on the morrow the victors sued for peace and the vanquished called for unconditional surrender.
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