A war between Europeans is a civil war.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
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.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
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.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
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.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Never ascribe to malice that which can adequately be explained by incompetence.