Declaration Of War Quotes

Declaration Of War Quotes by Lord Byron, Mark Durie, Ramsey Clark, Ron Paul, Arlen Specter, Leanna Renee Hieber and many others.

A bargain is in its very essence a hostile transaction

A bargain is in its very essence a hostile transaction do not all men try to abate the price of all they buy? I contend that a bargain even between brethren is a declaration of war.
Lord Byron
There are some disturbing messages in the Koran, there were declarations of war against non-believers, there’s a declaration that Islam should be triumphant over other religions, the problem is this is not just in the book, but preached throughout the Islamic world that are preached, we in the West hear about that.
Mark Durie
This country of ours has committed the most serious act of aggression in its history by engaging in a war of aggression without a declaration of war by Congress.
Ramsey Clark
What is not conservative about saying, ‘Don’t go to war unless we go to war properly with a full declaration of war and no other way?’
Ron Paul
No senator’s vote, except for the declaration of war or the authorization for the use of force, is more important than the confirmation of a nominee for the Supreme Court for a lifetime appointment.
Arlen Specter
Lives should never be down to mere words, but I suppose they always are. Whether declarations of war, law, or treaty… words ever determine lives.
Leanna Renee Hieber
My heart trembles when I reflect that God is just
Thomas Jefferson
Was the Vietnam conflict a war which should have, as a matter of constitutional law, required a declaration of war by Congress?
Arlen Specter
Declarations of war have never been a constitutional requirement for military action abroad.
John Yoo
We shall fight for a universal dominion of right by such a concert of free peoples as shall bring peace and safety to all nations and make the world itself at last free.
Woodrow Wilson
Was not war itself a crime against God and humanity, and therefore, were not all those who sanctioned, engineered and conducted wars, war criminals?
Mahatma Gandhi
When the President decides to go to war, he no longer needs a declaration of war from congress.
Robert Reich
Most US presidents since World War II have led military actions without a declaration of war by Congress, though most, if not all, have properly consulted and sought support from Congress. That is the wise thing to do.
Donald Rumsfeld