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.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
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 instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious