World War I quotations

The following pages contain a collection of World War I quotations, compiled by Alpha History authors. They feature statements from contemporary figures, political leaders, military commanders, service personnel, anti-war campaigners and historians of World War I. We will update these pages with new quotes from time to time. If you would like to suggest a quotation, please contact us.

The road to war

The unfolding war

Opposition to the war

The lives of soldiers

Command, strategy and warfare

Total war

The end of the war

The human costs of war

Post-war treaties

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