War quotes

944 war quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “How many people had I already killed? There were those six that I knew about for sure. Close enough to blow their last breath in my face. But this time, it was an American and an officer. That wasn't supposed to make any difference to me, but it did. Shit... charging a man with murder in this place was like handing out speeding tickets in the...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Martin Sheen - Captain Benjamin L. Willard
    [Tag:killing, war]
  • “You can mostly forgetethnic or religious differences. The competition for a bigger share of the oil proceeds is behind much of the fighting.”
    Ed Harris
    [Tag:business, war]
  • Ground team, you're up that trail, you've got the grid coordinates. Air team, you follow me down this creek. Well, that's it... it's game time. I had a speech prepared, but I guess I forgot it. There are some lines from Julius Caesar. "If a man were to know the end of this day's business, here it come; but it suffices that the day will end, and... (continue)(continue reading)
    Gene Hackman - Col. Jason Rhodes
  • “Men like Dick Best are the reason we're going to win this war.”
    Luke Evans - Wade McClusky
    [Tag:soldiers, war, winning]
  • “- Stephen Falken: The whole point was to find a way to practicenuclear war without destroying ourselves. To get the computers to learn from mistakes we couldn't afford to make. Except, I never could get Joshua to learn the most important lesson.
    - David Lightman: What's that?
    - Stephen Falken: Futility. That there's a time when you should just...” (continue)
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    John Wood - Falken
    Matthew Broderick - David
    [Tag:atomic bomb, surrender, war]
  • “Some had families waiting. For others, their only family would be the men they bled beside. There were no bands, no flags, no Honor Guards to welcome them home. They went to war because their country ordered them to. But in the end, they fought not for their country or their flag, they fought for each other.”

    Barry Pepper - Joe Galloway
    [Tag:brotherhood, soldiers, war]
  • “The draft is white people sending black people to make war on the yellow people to defend the land they stole from the red people!”
    [Tag:ethnicity, war]
  • “It's at the beginning and end of war that we have to watch out. In between, it's like a country club.”
    John Malkovich - Basie
    [Tag:beginnings, end, war]
  • “A shepherd must tend his flock. And at times... fight off the wolves.”

    Rene Auberjonois - Reverend Oliver
    [Tag:fighting, metaphors, war]
  • “Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed. But I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops. Uh, depending on the breaks.”
    George C. Scott - Gen. 'Buck' Turgidson
    [Tag:victims, war, weapons]
  • “- Zev Gutman: Did your father ever talk to you about Germany?
    - John Kurlander: Are you kidding me? He never stopped talking about Germany.”

    Christopher Plummer - Zev Gutman
    Dean Norris - John Kurlander
    [Tag:germany, son, war]
  • “There's a peace only to be found on the other side of war. If that war should come I will fight it!”
    Sir Sean Connery - King Arthur
    [Tag:fighting, peace, war]
  • My life fades. The vision dims. All that remains are memories. I remember a time of chaos... ruined dreams... this wasted land. But most of all, I remember The Road Warrior. The man we called "Max". To understand who he was, you have to go back to another time... when the world was powered by the black fuel... and the desert sprouted great... (continue)(continue reading)

    Harold Baigent - Voice of Narrator
    [Tag:remembrance, war, world]
  • “- Trautman: You did everything to make this private war happen. You've done enough damage. This mission is over, Rambo. Do you understand me? This mission is over! Look at them out there! Look at them! If you won't end this now, they will kill you. Is that what you want? It's over Johnny. It's over!
    - Rambo: Nothing is over! Nothing! You just...” (continue)
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    Richard Crenna - Trautman
    Sylvester Stallone - Rambo
    [Tag:end, killing, war]
  • Should my story end there? Silenced and defeated? Oppression, fear, deformity. It would take an extraordinary man to beat all that. I would have to wean myself off laudanum and self-pity... and travel with a little card in my shirt pocket that said "mute."And then, finally... I would have to cross the Atlantic yet again. This time not for war.... (continue)(continue reading)
    Jason Mitchell - Ronsel Jackson
    [Tag:fear, oppression, war]
  • “What good is a deed? My grandfathers and great uncles, grandmothers and great aunts, father and mother, broke, tilled, thawed, planted, plucked, raised, burned, broke again. Worked this land all they life, this land that never would be theirs. They worked until they sweated. They sweated until they bled. They bled until they died. Died with the...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Rob Morgan - Hap Jackson
    [Tag:racism, war]
  • “You know something, Phil? I suddenly want to live to be very old. Very. I want to be around to see what happens. The world is stirring in very strange ways. Maybe this is the century for it. Maybe that's why it's so troubled. Other centuries had their driving forces. What will ours have been when men look back? Maybe it won't be the American...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Anne Revere - Mrs. Green
    [Tag:age, modernity, peace, war]
  • “People of Atlantis, hear me! My brother has come from the surface... to challenge me for the throne! Let us settle this in the ancient way: by bloodshed do the gods make known their will!”
    Patrick Wilson - King Orm
    [Tag:challenge, power, war]
  • “- Tommy: It's not fair!
    - Alex: Survival's not fair!”

    Fionn Whitehead - Tommy
    Harry Styles - Alex
    [Tag:survival, war]
  • “These are the true events of November, 1965, in the Ia Drang Valley of Vietnam. A place our country does not remember, in a war it does not understand.”

    Barry Pepper - Joe Galloway
    [Tag:understanding, war]
  • “Men my age dictate this war. Why should we be allowed to send our children to fight it?”
    Mark Rylance - Mr. Dawson
    [Tag:soldiers, son, war]
  • “At my signal, unleash hell.”

    Russell Crowe - Maximus
  • “- Andre Baptiste Senior: They say that I am the lord of war, but perhaps it is you.
    - Yuri Orlov: I believe it's warlord.
    - Andre Baptiste Senior: Thank you, but I prefer it my way.”

    Eamonn Walker - Andre Baptiste Senior
    Nicolas Cage - Yuri Orlov
    [Tag:leadership, war, words]
  • “- Leonard Dekkom: Tomorrow, the sun will rise, all our enemies will be gone. Wiped away as if by the Hand of God.
    - President Andrew Palma: Why would you do this?
    - Leonard Dekkom: Because no-one else would. I'm turning the clock back to 1945, when America was a shining city on a hill, not just a bank disguised as a country.
    - President Andrew...” (continue)
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    Ed Harris - Leonard Dekkom
    Andy Garcia - President Andrew Palma
    [Tag:enemy, past, war]
  • “What it's like to kill a man? Well, it's goddamn awful, that's what it is. The only thing worse is getting a medal for killing some poor kid, some scared little gook just like you. Not a day goes by that I don't think about it.”

    Clint Eastwood - Walt Kowalsky
    [Tag:killing, soldiers, war]