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.
When men take up arms to set other men free, there is something sacred and holy in the warfare.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
If the Nuremberg laws were applied, then every post-war American president would have been hanged.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Brutality to an animal is cruelty to mankind - it is only the difference in the victim.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Civil war? What does that mean? Is there any foreign war? Isn't every war fought between men, between brothers?
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.