We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
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.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
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.
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.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.