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destruction of war Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about destruction of war
  1. #1
    “The first bomb, the first explosion, burst in our hearts.”
  2. #2
    “The war has ruined us for everything.”
  3. #3
    “It will try simply to tell of a generation of men who, even though they may have escaped shells, were destroyed by the war.”
  4. #4
    “We are so completely played out that in spite of our great hunger we do not think of the provisions. Then gradually we become something like men again.”
  5. #5
    “How senseless is everything that can ever be written, done, or thought, when such things are possible.”
  6. #6
    “A hospital alone shows what war is.”
  7. #7
    “We are not youth any longer. We don’t want to take the world by storm. We are fleeing. We fly from ourselves. From our life. We were eighteen and had begun to love life and the world; and we had to shoot it to pieces.”
  8. #8
    “My heart beats fast: this is the aim, the great, the sole aim, that I have thought of in the trenches; that I have looked for as the only possibility of existence after this annihilation of all human feeling.”
  9. #9
    “George: Be careful, Martha…I’ll rip you to pieces.
    Martha: You aren’t man enough…you haven’t the guts.
    George: Total war?
    Martha: Total.”
  10. #10
    “George: “And the west, encumbered by crippling alliances, and hardened with a morality too rigid to accommodate itself to the swing of events, must…eventually…fall.”
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