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
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
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.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.