Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.