Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
War is over ... If you want it.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
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.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
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.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.