Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
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.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
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.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.