Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Never was anything great achieved without danger
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
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.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
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.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.