Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.
People are free to campaign and they will be free to vote. There won't be any soldiers, you know, at the queues. Anyone who has the right to vote is free to go and cast his vote anywhere in his own area, in his own constituency.
When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press a desperate foe too hard.
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
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.
Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.
Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
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.
You don't reason with intellectuals. You shoot them.
Some people are contriving ways and means of making us collapse.
I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent
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.
The evils which sapped the nation's strength had all been wrought in the name of religion.
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men.
There was never a bad peace or a good war.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Theres class warfare, all right, but its my class, the rich class, thats making war, and were winning.
Evil has no capital of its own. It is a parasite on goodness.