62 War Zone Quotes On Success In Life

These war zone quotes will inspire you. War zone is a region in which a war is being fought.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging war zone quotes, war zone sayings, and war zone proverbs.

Best War Zone Quotes

  1. “Its a war zone. Terrible things happen.” ~ Eason Jordan
  2. “War zones are dangerous, protests can be violent, also, natural disasters are difficult to cover, so there are going to be risks.” ~ Kate Adie
  3. “It sounds strange to say it, but you can be in a war zone and have a lot of fun. Even though war is essentially pain on all sides, human beings have the capacity to enjoy themselves. The soldiers are mostly young people, full of enthusiasm and energy, and that’s an exciting thing for an old guy like me.” ~ Bruce Cockburn
  4. “Conventional wisdom tells us we’ll only be happier after a divorce if the marriage itself was a war zone.” ~ Ariel Gore

  5. “I have spent the past ten years in just about every war zone there was.” ~ Christiane Amanpour
  6. “I understood why war zones are called ‘theaters’ because they frame a kind of play acting or, worse, deceit, that can stain a human life forever: the deceit of hate on hearsay – hating an enemy one doesn’t know.” ~ Gretel Ehrlich
  7. “When I went to Afghanistan in 2003, I walked into a war zone. Entire neighborhoods had been demolished. There were an overwhelming number of widows and orphans and people who had been physically and emotionally damaged; every 10-year-old kid on the street knew how to dismantle a Kalashnikov in under a minute. I would flip through math textbooks intended for third grade, fourth grade, and they would include word problems such as, “If you have 100 grenades and 20 mujahideen, how many grenades per mujahideen do you get?” War has infiltrated every facet of life.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  8. “It’s a war zone, my body, and one which has been through a great deal.” ~ Amitabh Bachchan

  9. “Lots will get on the mic and tell huge audiences to pray for world peace. And there’s a scientific study that shows when everyone prays for peace, whole war zones on the planet actually cease fighting for that day!” ~ DJ QBert
  10. “All I know, is that I feel extremely blessed to be on TV. Its a hard job, but real life is harder. Truth be told, playgrounds can be war zones.” ~ Atticus Shaffer
  11. “When we talk about total war, and we talk about war zones, and we talk about the breakdown of the cities, when you exclude questions of race from that discourse, something disappears that’s really central to the forms of repression that we’re talking about.” ~ Henry Giroux
  12. “I never desired to go into war zones. I never had any thought about it. It sort of just happened as part of the job.” ~ Kate Adie

  13. “I was so happy that it filmed in New York not only because it’s an amazing city, but also because a lot of people across the world somehow started to think about New York as a dangerous place to be and envisioned it as some war zone after that happened.” ~ Alicia Witt
  14. “I’ve gone to war zones before and never got shot.” ~ Manute Bol
  15. “Everyone said, ‘Brace yourself, Lupita! Keep a granola bar in that clutch of yours!’ I didn’t really understand what they meant, and it was only once it was past that I realized that my body had been holding on by a thread to get through this very intense experience. Nothing can prepare you for awards season. The red carpet feels like a war zone, except you cannot fly or fight; you just have to stand there and take it.” ~ Lupita Nyong’o
  16. “Since the early ’80s, I’ve found myself in war zones in various parts of the world.” ~ Bruce Cockburn

  17. “The war between the Iranians and Iraqis is a touchy issue. To be quite honest, they each other’s guts. It was not responsible to let one of our ships be put into a war zone like that.” ~ Sam Nunn
  18. “It is not possible to starve an organised terrorist group because it is number one a state, so it levies taxation inside the territory that is controlled by Islamic State. But also the activity, for example the smuggling of oil, is taking place in an area which is a war zone. So of course people will buy that oil because they don’t have any alternative. So even if we wanted to stop that kind of trade, it will be very, very difficult to do that.” ~ Loretta Napoleoni
  19. “If it’s just screaming – and I know this sounds so ridiculous – that gets old. But sometimes when there’s literal chaos, it’s like being in a war zone, and that’s kind of exciting. You’re just running through the crowd of people chasing after you and no one knows what’s going on.” ~ Robert Pattinson
  20. “Police do not belong in war zones.” ~ Daniel Keys Moran

  21. “It’s quite a traumatic thing for a lot of our veterans that come back… You’re in a war zone, you’re dodging IED’s and bullets one day and a couple days later you’re back in society again with a bunch of people that have no idea of what you’ve been through.” ~ Charlie Daniels
  22. “The first war zone was declared by Great Britain. She gave us and the world notice of it on the 4th day of November, 1914. The zone became effective Nov. 5, 1914.” ~ George W. Norris
  23. “We experience problem-solving sessions as war zones, we view competing ideas as enemies, and we use problems as weapons to blame and defeat opposition forces. No wonder we can’t come up with real lasting solutions!” ~ Margaret J. Wheatley
  24. “I grew up in a neighborhood in Baltimore that was like a war zone, so I never learned to trust that there were people who could help me.” ~ Jada Pinkett Smith

  25. “The north of the Central African Republic is now a war zone, with rival armed bands burning villages, kidnapping children, robbing travelers and killing people with impunity.” ~ Nicholas D. Kristof
  26. “The noise around us determines how we speak. And how we listen. Just as a conversation suffers in a war zone, art suffers in a culture built on noise. So does our enjoyment of it.” ~ Michael Gungor
  27. “In every war zone that I’ve been in, there has been a reality and then there has been the public perception of why the war was being fought. In every crisis, the issues have been far more complex than the public has been allowed to know.” ~ John le Carre
  28. “I made The War Zone when I had just given birth to twins, and my post-partum frame was very much on display there.” ~ Tilda Swinton

  29. “Don’t kid yourself. President Obama’s decision to withdraw 33,000 troops from Afghanistan before he stands for reelection is not driven by the United States’ ‘position of strength’ in the war zone as much as it is by grim economic and political realities at home.” ~ Ron Fournier
  30. “The artistic element of Manhattan has kind of moved to Brooklyn. Has it changed it? Yeah. Has it ruined it? I would say no. It is what it is. I say better that than an urban war zone.” ~ Julian Casablancas
  31. “In Southern West Virginia we live in a war zone. Three and one-half million pounds of explosives are being used every day to blow up the mountains. Blasting our communities, blasting our homes, poisoning us, trying to intimidate us. I don’t mind being poor. I mind being blasted and poisoned. There ARE no jobs on a dead planet.” ~ Judy Bonds
  32. “Any time a negro community lives under fear that its churches are going to be bombed, then they have to realize they’re living in a war zone.” ~ Malcolm X

  33. “These political passions are born of a hunger so deep that it touches on the spiritual. Or they were for me, and they still are. I want my life to be a battle cry, a war zone, an arrow pointed and loosed into the heart of domination: patriarchy, imperialism, industrialization, every system of power and sadism. If the martial imagery alienates you, I can rephrase it. I want my lifemy bodyto be the place where the earth is cherished not devoured, where the sadist is granted no quarter, where the violence stops.” ~ Lierre Keith
  34. “Generally it’s not a good idea to wear Banana Republic – type khaki journalist clothes in a war zone. You might look too much like something that’s supposed to be shot, such as a journalist.” ~ P. J. O’Rourke
  35. “The battle for our lives, and the lives and souls of our children, our husbands, our friends, our families, our neighbors, and our nation is waged on our knees. When we don’t pray, it’s like sitting on the sidelines watching those we love and care about scrambling through a war zone, getting shot at from every angle. When we do pray, however, we’re in the battle alongside them, approaching God’s power on their behalf. If we also declare the Wordog God in our prayers, then we wield a powerful weapon against which no enemy can prevail.” ~ Stormie Omartian
  36. “You can easily die racing to cover a bank robbery as you can in a war zone.” ~ Jessica Savitch

  37. “I was charging forward too hard, into too many war zones, working too long, drinking too heavily, pushing forward, pushing forward. And who knows, had this not happened, maybe I would have been one of the casualties as a journalist covering the war. Who knows, maybe I would have been captured and tortured somewhere along the line, because I always pushed things to the limit.” ~ Brad Willis
  38. “The life changing moment for me what the first time I went to a war zone and that was Sierra Leone. I took two weeks, eleven years ago and I went. I wasn’t an Ambassador or anything I just asked to go and I was allowed to go. It was like someone smacked me in the face.” ~ Angelina Jolie
  39. “I received a wonderful email after I spoke at a school from a girl who’d lived in a war zone and endured horrors no human being should suffer, let alone a child. This young lady was fortunate to be bought to Britain and seemed to adjust well, but suddenly found herself falling off the rails and sliding into hell when I chatted to her. In her letter, she told me the difference that I’d made. She’s now 20 years old and a fashion designer employing staff and she puts her work ethic down purely to talking to me. It’s my most treasured letter.” ~ Simon Weston
  40. “As modern society is formed against the backdrop of a permanent war zone, a carceral state and hyper-militarism, the social stature of the military and soldiers has risen.” ~ Henry Giroux

  41. “More recently the US has more accurately been viewed as a militarist ’empire’ that fights destructive wars and intervenes in a variety of societies, especially in the Middle East to retain control over oil reserves, and lends crucial support to Israel that not only oppresses the Palestinian people but threatens to convert the entire region into a war zone.” ~ Richard A. Falk
  42. “I got cast in [Punisher: War Zone] and showed up in Montreal two days before the film started, and they said, “We need you to do a New York accent.” And I was, like, “What?! Why didn’t you tell me this, oh, I don’t know, two weeks ago, when you cast me?”.” ~ Julie Benz
  43. “I had to do some emergency cram sessions with the dialogue coach on set [of the Punisher: War Zone]. But it was fun, because every actor on that movie had to do an accent, so we were all talking the whole time in our accents.” ~ Julie Benz
  44. “This is what it means to be in the middle of love, I thought. Being in the middle of love is like being in the middle of a war zone.” ~ Tiffanie DeBartolo

  45. “I’d spent thirty years visiting the Dalai Lama, and twenty years as a journalist going to difficult places, war zones and revolutions from North Korea to Haiti and Beirut to Sri Lanka, and the question came up: What does this man have to offer to this world which seems so torn up and so attached to conflict?” ~ Pico Iyer
  46. “[Negro] should realize that he is living in a war zone, and he is at war with an enemy that is as vicious and criminal and inhuman as any war-making country has ever been.” ~ Malcolm X
  47. “Military technologies such as Drones, SWAT vehicles and machine-gun-equipped armored trucks once used exclusively in high-intensity war zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan are now being supplied to police departments across the nation and not surprisingly the increase in such weapons is matched by training local police in war zone tactics and strategies.” ~ Henry Giroux
  48. “Playing music in the wake of the Blink thing was like finding love in the middle of a war zone.” ~ Tom DeLonge

  49. “I can’t just go up to people standing in the snow at the German-Austrian border and ask them: “Are you an Islamist?” When people flee to us from war zones, we first have to help. But we also have to be quick to look very closely at who it is that is coming.” ~ Alice Schwarzer
  50. “Let’s go back to the beginning of the Obama administration when Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama led NATO in toppling the government in Libya. They did it because they wanted to promote democracy. A number of Republicans supported them. Well, the result is, Libya is now a terrorist war zone run by jihadists.” ~ Ted Cruz
  51. “Either greed belongs in a war zone, or it doesn’t. You can’t unleash it in the name of sparking an economic boom and then be shocked when Halliburton overcharges for everything from towels to gas, when Parsons’ sub, sub, sub-contractor builds a police academy where the pipes drip raw sewage on the heads of army cadets and where Blackwater investigates itself and finds it acted honorably. That’s just corporations doing what they do and Iraq is a privatized war zone so that’s what you get. Build a frontier, you get cowboys and robber barons.” ~ Naomi Klein
  52. “People always seem to assume that we have a full, back-up support team – make-up, costume, and a driver – but usually, in a war zone, there’s only me and the cameraman.” ~ Kate Adie

  53. “Quickly capping 363 oil well fires in a war zone is impossible. The fires would burn out of control until they put themselves out… The resulting soot might well stretch over all of South Asia… It could be carried around the world… [and] the consequences could be dire. Beneath such a pall sunlight would be dimmed, temperatures lowered and droughts more frequent. Spring and summer frosts may be expected… This endangerment of the food supplies… appears to be likely enough that it should affect the war plans.” ~ Carl Sagan
  54. “In Burton’s day they [soldiers] were itching to get into the fray. Now it is the opposite. They are always whining about the dangers of being killed. Oh my God, they are such wimps now! The whole point of being in the Army is wanting to get killed, wanting to test yourself to the limits. Now you have to fly 15,000ft above the war zone to avoid getting hit. I don’t think there is any point in having wars if that’s how you’re going to behave. It’s pathetic. All this whining!” ~ Rupert Everett
  55. “I have served many long and lonely years aboard ship in war zones, and the only thing that kept me sane during all that enforced loneliness was my access to a good library in which I read, literally, every book on the shelves, even textbooks, and which gave me access to other worlds no way open to me.” ~ Don Pendleton
  56. “We are all the walking wounded in a world that is a war zone. Everything we love will be taken from us, everything, last of all life itself. Yet everywhere I look, I find great beauty in this battlefield, and grace and the promise of joy.” ~ Dean Koontz

  57. “The reason given by the President in asking Congress to declare war against Germany is that the German government has declared certain war zones, within which, by the use of submarines, she sinks, without notice, American ships and destroys American lives.” ~ George W. Norris
  58. “I grew up in somewhat of a war zone in West Philadelphia in 1985, ’86. It wasn’t as extreme as someone coming in the classroom and just unloading on a class, but I knew to take the scenic route to go to the grocery store to avoid certain elements.” ~ Questlove
  59. “My prescription for women entering the war zone of the professions: study football. . . . Women who want to remake the future should look for guidance not to substitute parent figures but to the brash assertions of pagan sport.” ~ Camille Paglia
  60. “I live in a war zone. I would never have imagined 37 years ago when I started practicing law that there would still be so much discrimination against women, so much denial of women’s rights.” ~ Gloria Allred

  61. “It’s become a cliche to think of marriage as a disaster area and a war zone. Although political shows are really popular now, I think what sets this apart is this marriage and this family dynamic, and this way of revealing that people in positions of power or who have public careers are also real people. They have children and lives, and they have to deal with all of the things that everybody else does.” ~ Tim Daly
  62. “You look at any war zone and you talk to any soldiers and they have to blank out – in order for that to work for them, in order for them to survive they have to blank out something in themselves in order to do it.” ~ David Morrissey

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