Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
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 end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
War is over ... If you want it.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.