Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
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.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
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.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
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.
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.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.