Perpetual War

Perpetual war refers to a lasting state of war with no clear ending conditions. It also describes a situation of ongoing tension that seems likely to escalate at any moment, similar to the Cold War.

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Famous quotes containing the words war and/or perpetual:

    The same reason that makes us chide and brawl and fall out with any of our neighbours, causeth a war to follow between Princes.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    All men, in the abstract, are just and good; what hinders them, in the particular, is, the momentary predominance of the finite and individual over the general truth. The condition of our incarnation in a private self, seems to be, a perpetual tendency to prefer the private law, to obey the private impulse, to the exclusion of the law of the universal being.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)