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.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
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.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
We are no longer going to ask for the land, but we are going to take it without negotiating.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.