WAR QUOTES XV

quotations about war

Using hunger and thirst as a weapon of war is a crime, a shameful thing.

MARIO ZENARI, "Pope Francis Confronts 'Piecemeal' World War III in the Middle East", National Catholic Register, February 2, 2016

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The number of conflict photographers covering wars has dwindled 40% over the past 15 years ... but without them, we would never know the realities of war. Governments paint a heroic and rosy picture of war through their official photos and videos, but it's the front-line photographers that show us the realities of violence, injustice, and suffering.

MICHAEL ZHANG, "This is Why the World Needs War Photographers", Peta Pixel, January 15, 2016

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Let me be clear: the use of starvation as a weapon of war is a war crime.

BAN KI-MOON, "Starvation 'as a weapon' is a war crime, UN chief warns parties to conflict in Syria", UN News Centre, January 14, 2016

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Wars start like this. Cultures gamble decadence and death will win them rebirth, watch themselves sliding into it, knowing it's an all-or-nothing bet.

GLEN DUNCAN, By Blood We Live

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Superiority in war ... cannot surely be a proof of justice, since wars are often unjustly undertaken, and successfully, though wickedly, carried on and concluded.

ARISTOTLE, Politics

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