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.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.