When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
War is just when it is necessary; arms are permissible when there is no hope except in arms.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
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.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
War is over ... If you want it.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
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.
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.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
If you try to cure evil with evil you will add more pain to your fate.
Never was anything great achieved without danger
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.