To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
War is over ... If you want it.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
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.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?