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.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.
If we don't end war, war will end us.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Education is a weapon, whose effect depends on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
I don't like war. I particularly don't like the celebration of war, which I think the administration is a little bit guilty of.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
War is over ... If you want it.
A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but theopportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
When anger rises, think of the consequences.
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.
A war between Europeans is a civil war.
Occasionally the tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of Patriots and Tyrants.
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?
War is mainly a catalogue of blunders.