World War Ii Quotes by Art Buchwald, Elizabeth Berg, Russ Meyer, Winston Churchill, John Kenneth Galbraith, Kshama Sawant and many others.
No one ever mentioned it, but thousands of men welcomed World War II as a way to escape their humdrum lives rather than a chance to fight for God and country.
Never be afraid of doing the thing you know in your heart is right, even if others don’t agree.
I loved World War II. I didn’t want the war to end. I wanted the war to go on forever.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.
I was in charge of price controls in World War II and had a ceiling on overall prices. Everybody who was subject to general maximum price regulation wanted an exception and went to Congress to persuade a Congressman, or a group of people on the Hill, that I was being a menace to their industry.
We’ve seen the weakest economic recovery since World War II, and massive levels of inequality and debt.
Before World War II, I was living a very cloistered existence, as most cartoonists do. The work I was pouring out did not come from any real, personal life experience; this was all the residue of the accumulation of Rafael Sabatini, O. Henry, all the short-story writers that I’d been reading.
What science is all about is a process. It’s like saying, “Well, is it important for people to know that World War II happened?” Well it’s part of what makes us who we are. And so, there’s basic bits of science we need to know.
If hardship brought out the worst in people, the human race wouldn’t have survived. Right after 9/11, for instance, the murder rate actually went down in New York City. In World War II during the Blitz, the civilians of London were bombed almost every night for six months, but psychiatric admissions declined.
We owe our World War II veterans – and all our veterans – a debt we can never fully repay.
World War II was a decisive time in our history and June 6, 1944, marked the decisive moment of the war.
I will be remembered when I’m in heaven. People won’t remember my name, but they will know the photographer who did that picture of that nurse being kissed by the sailor at the end of World War II. Everybody remembers that.
There are a number of World War II historians I admire: Cornelius Ryan, Mark Stoler, Antony Beevor, to name a few. As for generals, there are those I admire as combat leaders and others I admire because they’re great fun to write about.
I could never understand how we could put 120,000 Japanese behind a fence in World War II. I remember being bewildered about that.
That’s what I learned from World War II. Things are always more complicated than most people believe.
Whatever may be the reason, whether it was that Hitler thought he might get away with what he had got without fighting for it, orwhether it was that after all the preparations were not sufficiently complete–however, one thing is certain: he missed the bus.
Women who had discovered pants, low-heeled shoes, and loose sweaters during World War II were reluctant to give them up in peacetime.