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.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
War is over ... If you want it.