When anger rises, think of the consequences.
Great is the guilt of an unnecessary war.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of warthat can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.
What is evil? - Whatever springs from weakness.
No one can guarantee success in war, but only deserve it.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
How do you defeat terrorism? Donít be terrorized.
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.
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.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
The choice is not between violence and nonviolence but between nonviolence and nonexistence.
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantage of others.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal
Do not let us speak of darker days; let us speak rather of sterner days. These are not dark days: these are great days - the greatest days our country has ever lived.