If we don't end war, war will end us.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
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.
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.
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.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
The control of a large force is the same principle as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing uptheir numbers.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem