Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
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.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
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.
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.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.