If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
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.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
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.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
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.
There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.