In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
War is over ... If you want it.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
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.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
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.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.