From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
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.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
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.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.