If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
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.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.