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"Better overt war than covert peace." ~~ Shlomo Rubin

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"The side that breaks a truce during a war will lose." ~~ Nachman of Bratslav

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"Because of war, old age creeps up on you. Of Joshua, after waging war with thirty-one kings, it is said: And Joshua became old and stricken in years." ~~ Tanchuma

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"I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones." ~~ Albert Einstein

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"We have always said that in our war with the Arabs we had a secret weapon - no alternative. " ~~ Golda Meir

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"Our task today is harder than Moses'; he had only to deliver Israel from one Egypt, we must deliver it from many." ~~ Manachem Ussishkin

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"They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruninghooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more." ~~ Isaiah (Yesha'yahu) 2:4

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"Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms. " ~~ Groucho Marx

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"Who is a hero? The man that turns an enemy into a friend." ~~ Avot Derabbi Nathan

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"Even on the threshold of war, we [Jews] are bidden to begin in no other way than with peace, for it is written: "When you draw near a city to fight, first offer it peace."" ~~ Midrash Leviticus R. 9

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