An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
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.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
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.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.