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.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
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.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
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 evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.