Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
Heaven cannot brook two suns, nor earth two masters.
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.
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.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
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.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.