There was never a bad peace or a good war.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
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.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.