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Proverbs containing the word War

When Greek meets Greek, then comes the tug of war

When two adversaries are of equal strength of character, the contest of wills is certain to be long and hard-fought. Dr Brewer tells us that... Read more →

If you want peace, prepare for war

By arming itself to meet aggression, a country reduces the risk of being attacked. George Washington said in his address to Congress on January... Read more →

All’s fair in love and war

This proverb would have us believe that in a courtship, just as on a battlefield, it is permissible to use every stratagem and take advantage of... Read more →