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.
From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
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.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
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.
War is over ... If you want it.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.