The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
It is very queer that the unhappiness of the world is so often brought on by small men.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.