Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for.
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.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
The central defect of evil is not sin but the refusal to acknowledge sin.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
War isnt declared in the name of God; it is a human affair entirely.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
If we don't end war, war will end us.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Know yourself and you will win all battles.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.