Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
If we don't end war, war will end us.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
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.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
All warfare is based on deception.