War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
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.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
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.
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.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.