All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Yippies, Hippies, Yahoos, Black Panthers, lions and tigers alike - I would swap the whole damn zoo for the kind of young Americans I saw in Vietnam.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
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.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
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.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.