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.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
Either war is obsolete, or men are.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Listen up - there's no war that will end all wars
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
There is nothing worse than aggressive stupidity.
War is over ... If you want it.
It may be necessary to use methods other than constitutional ones.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.