There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
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.
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.
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.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
The earth provides enough to satisfy every man's needs, but not every man's greed