You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
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 was never a bad peace or a good war.
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.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
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.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
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.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.