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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #militarism

Force is all conquering, but it's victories are short lived.

Abraham Lincoln

#militarism #victory

It is against this concept of the sovereign state, a state isolated by protectionism and militarism, that internationalism must now engage in decisive battle.

Christian Lous Lange

#battle #concept #decisive #engage #internationalism

He explained to Atro that he now understood why the army was organized as it was. It was indeed quite necessary. No rational form of organization would serve the purpose. He simply had not understood that the purpose was to enable men with machine guns to kill unarmed men and women easily and in great quantities when told to do so. Only he still could not see where courage, or manliness, or fitness entered in.

Ursula K. Le Guin


Hand in hand with nationalist economic isolationism, militarism struggles to maintain the sovereign state against the forward march of internationalism.

Christian Lous Lange

#economic #forward #hand #internationalism #isolationism

if Germany won it would change the course of our civilization and make the United States a military nation [and] it would check his policy for a better international ethical code

Woodrow Wilson

#militarism #world-war-i #change

Maybe he hadn't thought the war through. It had seemed like simple fun when he had first pictured it, with a glorious beginning, a difficult but valor-filled middle, and a victorious end. He hadn't accounted for the fact that there might not be much of a resolution to the battle, and he hadn't imagined what it would feel like when the war just sort of ended, without anyone admitting defeat and congratulating him for his bravery.

Dave Eggers

#militarism #war #imagination

Military men are the scourges of the world.

Guy de Maupassant

#military #men

Earlier ages fortified themselves behind the sovereign state, behind protectionism and militarism.

Christian Lous Lange

#behind #earlier #fortified #militarism #protectionism

Militarism is basically a way of thinking, a certain interpretation of the function of the state; this manner of thinking is, moreover, revealed by its outer forms: by armaments and state organization.

Christian Lous Lange

#basically #certain #forms #function #interpretation

No state is free from militarism, which is inherent in the very concept of the sovereign state. There are merely differences of degree in the militarism of states.

Christian Lous Lange

#degree #differences #free #inherent #merely

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